Woah! Calm Down

Normally when I get new comments on really old entries it is just spam, but this one appears to be from a real human, albeit a rabid fan of a shabby electroclash band I saw as support act over a year ago. Clearly someone has some issues.

I Hate Huckabees

After an extremely pleasant couple of hours in the pub watching Everton beat Liverpool on Saturday afternoon (rising to the dizzy heights of second in the table in the process), Sal and I decided to pop to the Screen on the Green for an early evening film. If you’ve yet to experience the, um, “pleasures” ...

Christmas Party Dilemma

It being the time of year for that sort of thing, tomorrow night is my work Christmas party. Unfortunately, for some inexplicable reason, the people that plan these things have decided to take us to this. Bearing in mind my recent run of bad restaurant experiences, and the fact that categorically the worst meal out ...

Kill A Man For His Biro Today

Yesterday, Sal and I joined Rob and Claire for an afternoon of Indie fun in Hammersmith at XFM’s Christmas charity gig, the Winter Wonderland, in aid of Shelter. After a few drinks, and a roast lunch, in the Old Ship by the river, we strolled over to the venue just after 5, in time to ...

The Joys of Flat Hunting

Such a shame. We were really looking for a furnished parking space…

Saw Something in the News The Other Day

Well, it was this, actually, and it inspired me to make this: (sorry)

Seasonal Post

I’d like to be able to report that my inability to begin Christmas shopping on Saturday was a result of my passionate support for international Buy Nothing Day, but sadly the reality was the rather more prosaic combination of laziness and hangover, following what might be termed “a big night out” on Friday. Not that ...