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My novel

Yes, as promised, I am now commencing banging on about this. The novel is written. The crowd-funding page is up. You can find it here. This has been a long time in the making but we’re not there yet, so … Continue reading

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Podcasts: the best way to stay sane on the train?

I’ve probably whinged about it before. My commute is pretty long: door to door, if everything goes more or less smoothly, it’s over an hour. If there are hiccups, it can be up to two hours, as it was last … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened…pt 1

To get the ball rolling, here’s an example of the kind of funny, weird, couldn’t-make-it-up story I’m looking for. I came across it via a friend of a friend on Twitter, and it is worth reading through the thread to … Continue reading

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The problem with the modern middle-class liberal

This is a departure from the content you’re used to, but I promised (threatened, warned) a little while ago that a long, ranting blog was forthcoming, and this, my friends, is it. I’ll give you a nice frivolous blog about … Continue reading

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In defence of Meghan Trainor and All About That Bass

[DISCLAIMER: A long(ish) rant here follows! There’s a summary at the bottom if you need it.] This may come as a surprise, given most of what I write about here, but I actually quite like All About That Bass. I … Continue reading

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Things I’ve found on Twitter: Lux Lisbon

Following on from this post, which featured three bands (or musical acts – it’s actually hard to say if all of them are technically bands) I’d stumbled across thanks to Twitter, I give you Lux Lisbon’s Get Some Scars EP: … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Matthew Dupuy on Earl Brutus’s Tonight You Are The Special One

Finally, we have a guest blogger! You may remember a while back, I invited you wonderful denizens of the intertubes to write about albums that meant a lot to you but hadn’t received commercial and/or critical success. Now, here’s my … Continue reading

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