Entries by Alistair Coleman from 08/2012

In Which Your Huffington Post Blogger Becomes an Accidental Matchmaker

| Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Comedy

I've been writing various blogs for myself and various - excellent - organisations for the best part of ten years now. There have been ups (Two national 'best blogger' awards), downs ("A turd-in-process being squeezed out of the fundament of your own prolixity" being my favourite piece of unintentionally hilarious trolling), and some side-to-sides (being called 'better than Jeffrey Archer', for example) down the years that have made it all worth while.

Your Author Versus the Fleet Panther

| Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Night times have become a chore.

Camping: Man Versus Nature

| Posted 08.14.2012 | UK Comedy

Camping! A battle between man and the elements since time immemorial, a life under canvas as families go back to basics, living off their wits and whatever the land can provide. Just as long as there is an electrical hook-up and decent wireless reception.

Military Fitness: Just Say NO

| Posted 08.21.2012 | UK Comedy

You pay your money, stand in a field, and a man in a vest with a wispy moustache shouts at you for an hour. While this happens, your body is forced into all kinds of unnatural positions known to acolytes of the craft as "the press-up", "the star jump", the "run to the fence and back MOVE!" and - I shudder at the memory - "the burpee".

How Many Shoes Are Too Many Shoes?

| Posted 08.29.2012 | UK Comedy

Shoes. They're quite useful, and some people quite like them. In fact, some people like shoes so much, they will own quite extraordinary numbers.