David Whittam

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My Camino Hell: Part Two

(0) Comments | Posted 27 April 2012 | (00:00)

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 FUCKING MOUNTAIN.

Apologies for...

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My Camino Hell: Part One

(6) Comments | Posted 27 March 2012 | (00:00)

Some things seem like such a good idea at the time, before the reality kicks in.

Last weekend, I found myself in an unusual situation. Most Saturdays and Sundays, I spend my time slumped in front of the television, watching hours of repeats of Four In A Bed or old...

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Happy Birthday to Who

(1) Comments | Posted 23 November 2011 | (10:30)

Today is the 48th birthday of a television show that I can truly say changed my life - Doctor Who. Back in 1963, the day after the assassination of President Kennedy, on television a policeman wandered down a foggy London street, stopping briefly outside a junkyard emblazoned with the name...

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I Would Like A Hat Like That

(0) Comments | Posted 9 November 2011 | (22:00)

I have a confession to make. I own a lot of hats. We're talking in excess of single figures here - at the last count there were at least 20 of them. It's not a big or particularly troubling confession to make and I'm sure people aren't really shocked by...

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

(8) Comments | Posted 27 October 2011 | (00:00)

Back in the days when I was internet dating, nothing dispirited me more than when I'd see the profile of a woman who was invariably around the 5'0" mark stating they would only date men over 5'10".

As a 5'6" shortarse, I almost took this as a personal affront....

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