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MOAB is my tosspot

I remember being surprised by my mother’s response when I asked her how she felt during the Cuban Missile Crisis. “Which missile crisis?” she asked. “I don’t remember any missile crisis.” My mother wasn’t a stupid woman by any stretch … Continue reading

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Nous sommes uni

I used to think there were just two types of people, those who’ve seen The Fall and those who haven’t. That didn’t stop me believing in the usual stuff; that there are basic human commonalities that bind us together in … Continue reading

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Fever pitch

They say the last thing to go when you’re on the way out is your hearing. I don’t know much about that thankfully, but I can state clearly in my case that the thing to come back firstly after a … Continue reading

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Three years, three clears, three cheers

This weekend we had another scan to wait upon, so we decided to travel into the deepest darkest low countries for some trippy medieval torture porn. The press for this very special Hieronymous Bosch exhibition has been slightly disingenuous about … Continue reading

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Sorbonne, I’m only dancing

Last night at the invite of Feu! Chatterton -who were playing the rather arty TV channel Arte – we got to have a nose around the Sorbonne. TV gigs are usually a bit stiff, but they did a wonderful job of … Continue reading

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Scruffy love

I try not to think too much in years, but it’s inevitable that you do. People keep telling me 2016 will be better, and while I appreciate the thought, nobody really knows what lies ahead. Hope is all we have … Continue reading

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Soyez calme…

I had no plans to write a blog here having written about our experiences at the Stade de France on Friday here and a piece about Le Bataclan here, so I’ll attempt to keep it brief. I certainly don’t want … Continue reading

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