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David Whittam

34-year-old manchild, obsessed with Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, videogames and comics

David Whittam is a 34-year-old manchild, obsessed with Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, videogames and comics. In his day job, he works as a production editor on a magazine about insurance. You can follow David on twitter at @davidwhittam but it is mainly him moaning about work.

My Camino Hell: Part Two

Well, I've been back from Spain for a week and half, sitting on this blog while I gathered my thoughts and weighed up the experience I just put myself through. Unfortunately, my thoughts all amount to pretty much one thing - I walked over a F*****G MOUNTAIN.
26/04/2012 21:26 BST

My Camino Hell: Part One

On Sunday, I was in an shop that sells clothing for people who profess to actually liking sport, looking for a pair of trousers that zipped off at the knee to become shorts, and getting increasingly frustrated that there weren't any short enough for my stubby little legs.
27/03/2012 22:28 BST

Happy Birthday to Who

Today is the 48th birthday of a television show that I can truly say changed my life - <em>Doctor Who</em>.
23/11/2011 14:52 GMT

I Would Like A Hat Like That

If I pass a pile of hats in a shop, I just can't help picking one or two up and admiring myself in a mirror, realising I look ridiculous and then feeling disappointed. It can be any kind of titfer - from a porkpie to a top hat or a bowler to a fez (which, so they say, are cool).
09/11/2011 23:30 GMT

I Know my Place - What's the Obsession With Tall Men?

I think it's time for small men to shout from the rooftops about how it's not a crime to be short, how we're just as funny, loving, sexy and masculine as tall men. The only shame is that we have to go up to the rooftops at all - because otherwise no one will see us.
27/10/2011 00:30 BST