Buy Americans Bombing Paris here.

Americans Bombing Paris is a classic romantic thriller skewered with humour and geopolitics. An intoxicating mix of food, lust, Paris and misguided youth. Click Here to go to Your Local Amazon For Johnny and Naya trouble was unavoidable and in truth they never tried...

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Top 5 Worst Codes Ever

Top 5 Worst Codes Ever   Morse - .... . / -. .- --.. .. ... / .- .-. . / -.-. --- -- .. -. --. --..-- / . ... -.-. .- .--. . Literally useless, who has the time? By the time you have figured out "The Nazis are coming, escape". Heinrich is looking over your...

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Top 5 Worst Subjects

Top 5 Worst Subjects 1. Economics a. It’s rich people's religion. The end that justifies the wealth gap. b. Hindsightism at its finest c. It’s all based around the “rational person”, nope me neither. d. Supply and Demand? 2. Geography a. Exhibit A - the World map,...

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Top 5 Worst Drinks

The top 5 drinks that people love to hate. But more than that they love to hate and distrust the people who drink them.

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We are all right now

Advent internet Confirmation bias abounding Whatever opinion I’m right, astounding! Things have changed. We pass a lot of our blinking hours exploring the cavernous souks of the cyber, only venturing out into our samey homes, scruffling along the filthy wet streets...

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The Greatest Story Never Told

The Greatest Story Never Told.

The spelling of people’s names have been changed to protect their identities.

I have heard a lot of great stories over the years, stories involving fights, infidelity, crime, lust; the usual stuff. But the greatest story never told has none of those things.

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I read the news today, Oh Boy

I read the news today, oh boy. But I don't know who won the war. Not sure anyone's won the war in a while now. No longer seems the point. Win the peace they used to say, so quaint. Peace, what good is that? More news is coming to mean less news. And though the news...

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THE LOVELY LONE GUNMAN THEORY

Ah yes the loan gun man theory, so relaxing, soothing and just generally all snuggly. Of course Kennedy’s brother was shot dead a couple of years later, as was Martin Luther King, luckily they were all shot by malcontents as well. More loan gun men. Not an outlier in sight. Just a sea of patsies.

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Fine Gael V The Tories

Fine Gael V Tories Overview: Fine Gael are phenomenally unlikeable, they are only holding onto power for one more election cycle at best. Meanwhile the country waits until it is decent to vote for the back-slapping, kidney punching, ruddy faced mafia;Fianna Fail,...

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Buy Americans Bombing Paris here.

Americans Bombing Paris is a classic romantic thriller skewered with humour and geopolitics. An intoxicating mix of food, lust, Paris and misguided youth. Click Here to go to Your Local Amazon For Johnny and Naya trouble was unavoidable and in truth they never tried...

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France v Italy A Six Nations Preview

France v Italy How do you think France v Italy will pan out? I believe that the French will take Italy to pieces in the last ten minutes of this game. Look out for the Italian Scrum-half Edouardo Gori, he’s a real handful who reminds me of a young Augustin Pichot for...

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Scotland V England: Some Thoughts

Underdogs? Eddie Please. When he has not been justifying the selection of a vicious, dangerous, out-of-form thug as captain, Eddie Jones has spent the past week grinning widely while speaking very slowly and not very candidly. They don’t call him Yoda for nothing....

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Scotland V England Six Nations Preview

As ever this game will be decided up front.

Since the arrival of WP Nell, Scotland have had the scrummaging platform required to allow the Gray brothers to run rampant in the loose.

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Views of the Midlands from a Train.

Some wildly inaccurate and generally smug musings about the Midlands from a train. In the Midlands much of the man-made features seem abandoned; half finished, or half started, depends on whether you feel like being charitable. It looks mostly flat. Hillocks, eddies,...

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Americans Bombing Paris Chapter 1

Americans Bombing Paris Chapter 1 Paris Saturday November 9 2002 I stood on the balcony as the first planes came screeching and screaming in. Flying lower than they needed, to get a better look. The view must have been amazing. Plunging low, then high, undulating at...

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Restaurant Life

The last day I ever worked in a restaurant I was nearly burnt alive, and even more nearly took someone with me. It was definitely time to get out.
And I have.
But I still think about restaurants, like an ex I never fell in love with but I stayed with for a good part of my adult life.

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Modern Life 3 – Everything is Amazing!

Modern Life 3 – Everything is Amazing!

No it isn’t. Neither is everything terrible.

Warning: Hectoring and contradictory (like modern life).

The human propensity to believe they are all something unique, living in an age of unprecedented x, y, z remains as strong as ever.

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Modern Life 2: Where has Everybody Gone?

Modern Life 2: Where has Everybody Gone?

I’m at the age now when I like it when people call me young. I’ve done a few different jobs, lived in a few countries, and despite never being exactly overly friendly I have known a lot of people. But I never see most of them any more, in fact I have no idea where they’ve all gone.

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