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Tuesday 7 March 2017

An ill-structured, forgettable review of the David Brent film (probably called Life is a Road). Continue reading

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Friday 03 June 2016

There is little point in pretending I have looked into the specifics of the pros and cons of staying/leaving the European Union. I haven’t. I will be voting to remain in. That is the short version. There has been quite … Continue reading

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Wednesday 25 May 2016

I am on the pitch of two times Premier League champions Manchester City. Alas, I am not playing in England’s elite football league – I am at a Bruce Springsteen concert (and the pitch is well covered by what I … Continue reading

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Saturday 14 May 2016

At what point do you trust someone’s opinion? With a film critic, for example, you read the reviews and see if they compare with your own view of the film – and to a lesser extent if the review entertains … Continue reading

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Sunday 01 May 2016

Prince dying was clearly bad news. Can’t say I was ever a massive fan – certainly never disliked him/his music.  Prince was one of THE pop stars when I was growing up. Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, Shakin’ Stevens. They were … Continue reading

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Taking Libertines

What even is going to live music? I am now of an age where I was disappointed to learn that Netflix and chill didn’t mean watching Netflix and relaxing. That is too old to be listening to gramophone records and … Continue reading

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A long time ago…..*

Ohhhh I don’t know why I wrote this. It just started out as some notes about The Force Awakens because I’d seen it on the morning it was released and had some thoughts about it but, other than a conversation … Continue reading

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Thursday 12 November 2015

Is it OK to have places where children are not allowed? It feels like it is OK to have that as a thing, as long as there are places where children are allowed. Having been blessed with the social stigmata … Continue reading

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