Monthly Archives: January 2014

‘A headshot every time!’

Last night, I went with three mates to an eclectic horror cinema event at the Institut Français in South Kensington. It comprised of a screening of the great yet underrated comedy series, Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, a Q&A with a couple … Continue reading

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A stripy jumper and a bowler hat

At work today, because it’s Friday, we had an email chain going round about our favourite children’s TV programmes. Just as an aside, when I was little, I used to think the telly was called ‘the news’, on account of … Continue reading

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Highlights of the London Boat Show 2014

I spent my Saturday fantasy boat shopping at the London Boat Show. I have written and raved about it in previous years, but at each incarnation there is something new to catch the eye. This was also the first one … Continue reading

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Inky catharsis

No doubt psychiatrists and medication have their place in life, but as an outlet for a whole range of mildly negative emotions (frustration and boredom being chief among them), I have found since my schooldays that a biro and a … Continue reading

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Apparatus for life

Today, before taking my satchel into the cobblers for a few repairs, I emptied the contents out on my desk. Amazing the crap you haul around with you each day.

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Pick of 2013: books

I don’t really make New Year’s resolutions. Seems to me like setting yourself up for a fall. Having said that, I do keep a list in the front of my diary entitled ‘things to do’. Last year’s list contained thirteen … Continue reading

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