Monthly Archives: June 2011

181 – The Telephone

One of the few things that really weirds me out – and though I find a lot in life strange and spend too much time baffled by the things people do, or wear, or say, there’s not a lot I … Continue reading

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180 – The Others

Firstly, this post is in no way an attack on the mental health community. I have the utmost respect for the slow and mentally handicapped and, well, not all of their carers. In my experience those working in the mental … Continue reading

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179 – The Awards Ceremony

Yesterday the Spiel des Jahres – the German Game of the Year award – was announced. This is a highlight of the board gaming calendar. Without the recent influx of Germanic board games into toy, hobby and game stores around … Continue reading

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178 – The Laughing Stock

Last night, I had the misfortune to watch a portion of a stand up comedy routine on Channel 4. I don’t know the name of the so-called comedian and frankly I don’t care to find it out. This post starts … Continue reading

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177 – The Direction

In the past week I’ve been blogging like billy-oh. I haven’t had access to a computer for much of the last two weeks, I have an aversion to writing things out long-form with paper and pens (and if you had … Continue reading

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176 – The Famous Friend

I’m a big fan of the Joypod video games podcast, a recent episode of which was guest-presented by Blake Harrison, the actor who plays Neil in the Channel 4 sitcom The Inbetweeners. Harrison’s an old friend of one of the … Continue reading

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175 – The Children’s Ward

I’ve spent far too much of my life in hospital. Everyone has, I suppose – anyone who’s ever been to hospital. There aren’t too many joyous occasions that take place in hospitals. Aside from giving birth, I can’t think of … Continue reading

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