A Gentle Reminder….


1.  Next weekend (28th of March, 2015) I’ll be at Waterstones Uxbridge from 1 p.m. signing stuff and chatting and generally hanging out.  If you’re in the area, come and chat! 2.  Next month (on April 19th, to be exact) I’ll be taking part in a Swimathon to raise money …

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Reasons Why


I will never be asked to give a graduation speech at my old colleges.  I’m not academic enough for LSE, nor actory enough for RADA, and thus the distilled wisdom of the last few years (i.e. there’s no such thing as ‘lending’ a sharpie, or always run your data cable …

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It’s Okay…

Magnifying glass

… I’m in a relationship. Warning in advance: I’m going to be making some fairly sweeping generalisations about gender stuff.  It comes with all the usual caveats, that generalisations are not people, people are not generalisations etc. etc. etc..  But it also comes from a generic pattern of personal observation, …

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Worry worry worry


So, as regular readers of this blog will know, I’ve joined the Green Party.  This is for a number of reasons.  1.  I basically agree with everything they stand for, though obviously I’d ask whether any policy survives first contact with government.  2.   Politics will only ever change if we …

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Down My Local Pool


I’m really learning to love my local pool, and this is despite some severe provocation. As readers of this blog will know, I have been conned into doing a Swimathon for Marie Curie, and in preparation for this I’ve been trying to go splashing as much as I can.  (Towit: …

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