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Steve Cotterill
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Nerd Shaming
One of the problems that seem to have arisen from the apparent mainstreaming* of geek culture has been that it carries additional forms of pressure. The pressure to keep up, to not miss out (FOMO - which you know my feelings on), which is balanced by other ...
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Five Friday Favourites
Okay, last week's answer was that each song was to do with one of the constituent parts of the United Kingdom with a song at the end, for the whole UK. So, can you guess the link this week? The Manic Street Preachers: Theme from MASH Queen: Show Must Go On ...
Five Friday Favourites
Five Friday Favourites
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In which I have opinions about Thor: Ragnarok.
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Don't Hate Me: Thor Ragnarok Review
Soooo, I saw Thor: Ragnarok last night. Eve, my spouse, went to see it at the cinema and she's a massive Marvel Cinematic Universe fangirl, so she bought the DVD. Hence, me getting to see it. The short version of this review is, I didn't like it very much. ...
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We lost Dita this week, which was very upsetting. I don't feel this piece does her justice but I felt I had to write something. Sleep well, angel. I'm sorry if we ever hurt you.
Farewell my Darling Friend
Farewell my Darling Friend
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Farewell my Darling Friend
This week has been rather difficult. On Tuesday we had to let our Tortoiseshell cat go. She had mouth cancer, something she'd developed very rapidly and the cancer seemed to have been spreading to other places, as she had a lump on her stomach. There was no...
Farewell my Darling Friend
Farewell my Darling Friend
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Five Friday Favourites (et encore)
You know the drill, but can you guess this week's link? Last week's was English cities. (Coventry, Birmingham, Manchester, London, and Liverpool)
Five Friday Favourites (et encore)
Five Friday Favourites (et encore)
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A Poem I Love
Dylan Thomas, 1914 - 1953 Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do no...
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Another FFF, this time with a puzzle. Can you guess what links the five songs I've picked this week?
Five Friday Favourites (again)
Five Friday Favourites (again)
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Five Friday Favourites (again)
Never Apologise Never Explain But, just to enliven things, can you guess what links this week's five songs?
Five Friday Favourites (again)
Five Friday Favourites (again)
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