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Christmas Headaches

Image: News.com.au I was into everything over the weekend—everything! Not only did I get through a ton of Christmas cleaning, DIY work, TV and gadget fixing, and writing work, but I also managed a Day Job Xmas bash, and a … Continue reading

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A Day in Glasgow

Image: Fawndoo The Specials Tuesday was brilliant! Despite my many doubts that The Specials gig at Glasgow’s SECC (Hall 3) would be a flop—the venue is like a warehouse with about as much thought put into the acoustics as a … Continue reading

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The Cost of Nationalism

Image: English Passport Scotland Votes The result of the Scottish Parliamentary Election was nothing short of staggering. While the Liberal Democrats were being punished for their performance at the Westminster, and the Tories were bumbling on as insignificantly as ever, … Continue reading

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The Diners in Durham

Image: Crowborough Social Club A fantastic weekend. The Diners made the best of Durham and we had a great time, although we all suspected by Sunday, that it had yet to reveal the majority of its secrets. The Flix It … Continue reading

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Talking Ska with Phill Jupitus

Image: Amazon There’s been a few blog posts missing of late, which is mainly  down to my departmental Christmas celebration on Thursday. Following that event, I’ve been very busy with my writing, preparing my Christmas newsletter, and getting Ranfurly Review … Continue reading

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Red Pen Marks

Image: Library Wee bit of a catch-up required today since I’ve been in absentia these last few days: Thursday Evening I got some nice goodies for my birthday this year: new clothes, and as well as £50 worth of book … Continue reading

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Still Got It

Image: celebritiesnews.info Wednesday catch-up: Day job was the day job. I met up with my wife for lunch. We ate soup and a roll in a car park near the Botanical Gardens. Such romance! In the evening I met up … Continue reading

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