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Best Gigs of 2017

2017 was a great live music year for me. There was a healthy dose of nostalgia – I got to see Radiohead for the first time, experience the Flaming Lips at their euphoric best, and dance very hard indeed to the Avalanches...

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Tug of war at school


The Bully The bully was called Boyle. Straight out of a Roald Dahl book, this hardened endomorph with his pocked-face and ratty moustache made my first few months in secondary school hell. I would dread going to school, fear the...

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Best films on UK Netflix

Best Films on Netflix

I waste too much time watching Netflix, but ultimately I’m okay with that. What I take umbrage with is the number of hours I waste looking for something worth watching on Netflix. I have even invented a term for it –...

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