Monthly Archives: April 2008

In the drink

The Creature from the Blue Lagoon indulging in a thoughtful moment.

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Ghostblogger

Here is AndyP’s comment (which can be seen on the post below), fleshing out some reasons. That’s saved me a shift (exclamation mark here, possibly). For anyone vaguely interested or indeed even frustratedly intrigued, here is a brief rationale for … Continue reading

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Megan’s sloughi

For reasons that are too complex to explain in brief, I spent the weekend in Belgium in the company of a crack squad of maniacs. We listened to live commentary of the Colchester game on a Secret Service laptop outside … Continue reading

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Massive days for the Potters

Just filled in this Questionnaire for fellow blogger, The Rock ‘n Roll Oatcake http://stokieboy.wordpress.com/ They’re snapshots of something, these things, like Desert Island discs; the answers would probably be different tomorrow. 1. With Stoke just two games away from possible … Continue reading

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A tale of two tales

You’ll find no cheap puns here

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What they do best

Sometimes I jog with them in the morning. It’s an unfair challenge. Neither of them even smoke. Extract from Along Came Dylan Dylan can fly from the top of one dune to the top of the next without touching down. … Continue reading

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Royal Literary Fund

Have been working at UEA today, it’s a p/t position for the RLF. The brief is to help students across all disciplines to write better essays, but some of the creative writing students find their way onto my office too, … Continue reading

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Megan’s greyhound

Nephew Jo-jo has a younger sister, Megan. She is ten & is one of those young people who can draw brilliant sketches with a natural, confident line.

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Pottermouth’s battlecry

Stoke City are very nearly in the Premiership, but there has been a wobble. Here is a genius phone-in from BBC Radio Stoke. The station took it on themselves to add a soundtrack and visuals and to post it onto … Continue reading

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Boy throws stick for dog

Some images require little explanation: nephew Jo-Jo is in town.

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