Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Reverend Al Green

and the healing power of soul music.

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Poor kids

Ryan Shawcross and Aaron Ramsey; I feel very sorry for both of them. It certainly killed the match off as something you wanted to continue watching.

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I nearly had someone to vote for there

I did giggle when I heard that awful man/heroic twerp Nigel Le Farage of UKIP saying this on the radio about the new European president Herman van Rompuy: ‘I don’t want to be rude but, really, you have the charisma … Continue reading

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Re-blog

I think I’ve used this picture before but as I’m about to swirl down the vortex of writing a novel this blog could easily become [more] repetitive and catatonic over the coming months. I could stop updating except that would … Continue reading

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Sporting Stop Press

Stoke Scruffs 3-1 Middle Eastlands Considerably Richer than You Moneybags Bring on those swingers from Fulham Road. Turkish ace Tuncay Şanlı – only cost as much as Robinho’s earlobe

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If I were a cartoonist

I’d probably be considerably richer than I am, or possibly even poorer, depending. Dylan does not like rain at all, which has somehow led me to find this:

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This is not a rain dance

This is the blog’s first foray into hosting the naked form: I am posting in the hope these ladies are doing a fertility waltz to hasten in spring – snow is great but this boring sleet is beginning to dull … Continue reading

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The Network for the Post-Bureaucratic Age

I was watching the BBC news about the alleged doings of the Big Bad Bully Beef and Chips. Of course, David Cameron had something to say about it, which was, most naturally, ‘Blah, blah, blah, probably a couple of team … Continue reading

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Thank you thank you thank you

This blog is so pleased to receive the Award from the Academy but it must point out that it vehemently denies holding other blogs up against the wall in a threating manner and does NOT LOSE ITS TEMPER. Gather! Gather! … Continue reading

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One from the archives

Ollie and Perkins, 2005

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