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Blogging Bytes: 16th October

It’s been a while since I paid a visit to the dark side, so it’s time to put that right. Coffee shops, and the people that frequent them: Ever sat at a table, enjoying a flat white and an almond … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 20 April 2017

It’s been ever so long since I’ve done one of these, but – as the bible says – a dog returns to it’s own vomit, so inevitably I’ve been drawn back to my dark side. Some people wonder where I … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 15 December

A cheerful little ditty that I came up with for no other reason than… Self-service checkouts! Is there anything more soul destroying, inherently evil and (probably) deliberately obdurate than this modern proof that society has finally started descending into entropic … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 14th July

There are plenty of people out there handing out ‘good advice’ for free. The trouble is, it can be difficult to work out what really is good advice, and worth following, because much of it is patently nonsense. The trouble … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 14th March

The UK is experiencing something of a biscuit crisis at the moment. Following the recent floods that managed to put the dark satanic wafer mills and great Northern digestive kilns out of action, humanitarian biscuit drops are apparently being flown in … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 31st October

Hey guys… Trick or treat? I guess you know which you’ll be getting from me! I can never resist an opportunity to delve into the darker recesses of my mind, and you’d be amazed what horrors lurk back there. Fortunately for … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 23rd September

It’s the same old story… Boy meets girl, they fall in something, boy loses his wits, girl keeps hers; along everything with else belonging to boy. Yep, just the same old story, with a Serenesque twist. It’s enough to put you off … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 17th June 2015

There are times – quite frequently, in fact – when I’ll begin writing a piece without knowing where I’m going. Small details, such as subject matter, content and conclusion may be entirely missing when I start, only becoming known to … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes – 1st March 2015

Don’t know if it’s a case of this writing lark being a little bit odd, or whether it’s writers that tend to be few pages short of a novel? Or it could just be me, being my usual rather strange self – you choose. … Continue reading

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Alt. life: 50 shades

Well, it won’t be long now… the long awaited, over-hyped and – in many quarters – already despised release of the movie adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey is finally going to hit the cinemas. Let’s hope the movie is … Continue reading

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