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Things A Grump May Not Appreciate!

(1) Comments | Posted 12 January 2013 | (18:12)

There used to be show on television I would have been perfect for, Grumpy Old Men. Unfortunately, or indeed fortunately, I am only 23 years of age. Nevertheless, here is a list of the things I feel people must not do.

1) Wear football kits on holiday:...

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Why Can't Our Olympians Just Be... Olympians?

(43) Comments | Posted 8 January 2013 | (00:00)

Saturday night saw the debut of Tom Daley's Splash! on ITV: another show where celebrities try their hand at a completely foreign pursuit, get judged by a panel of quasi experts and face eviction from the public. Nothing new so far.

However, with Tom Daley as the face of the...

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Time to Lose Weight

(1) Comments | Posted 30 December 2012 | (17:30)

The festive period has passed, and yeh sure you had a good time blah blah blah. Yet now a sobering thought as you gear up for a return to the mundane: you may have fattened a tad over the festive period. It is true I'm afraid, cower all you like!...

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Halloween Costumes: Done Cheap and Done Well

(0) Comments | Posted 1 November 2012 | (14:52)

Last night, as others around the country dressed up as scary vampires and skeletons, I dressed up as my mum. Sourcing the costume was easy enough, and involved a brief foray into her bedroom cupboards. The end result was uncanny. Had it not been for my facial hair, which I...

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Olympic Spirit in Brighton!

(0) Comments | Posted 5 August 2012 | (14:55)

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The other day I was asked if I wanted to go on a day trip to Brighton. This is normally the sort of offer that I shun as I like to stay well within my comfort zone, and this felt, well...outside of it. However,...

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The $640 Million Lottery Vs. Happiness

(2) Comments | Posted 1 April 2012 | (01:00)

Today I was asked whether, given the choice, I would plug myself into a machine that guaranteed happiness for the rest of my life.

Having mused over the semantics of what this happiness machine would look like (an intravenous drip that followed you around, a wired charger that you plug...

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Premium Economy is an Oxymoron

(0) Comments | Posted 22 March 2012 | (19:01)

I fly economy. I am neither proud nor dismayed by this fact. It is the way of the world: your finances dictate where you sit on a plane. That said, once there strap in and enjoy the discomfort! The old turn of phrase, the body is thy temple, no longer...

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The Pigeon Commute: My Time at the LSE

(0) Comments | Posted 15 March 2012 | (13:14)

It is Lent term, week seven. The alarm sounds on my iphone, and nostalgia sets in as I catch a glimpse of my phone's screensaver. It's me on the top of Machu Picchu with walking poles in hand and a weathered smile on my face. The alarm sounds again, and...

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Online Dating in the Modern Age

(0) Comments | Posted 12 January 2012 | (18:17)

There is nothing worse in this life than the disease of solitude. As such, in my eyes at least, there is nothing more respectable than going out and seeking a life partner. If that search turns you to the path of online dating, then so be it. The social taboo's...

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Festive Films: A Final Review

(0) Comments | Posted 4 January 2012 | (15:10)

When I discuss Tom Cruise films with certain people they immediately announce a disliking for the man and thereby declare no interest in seeing his films. I ask why and get pointed in the direction of his beliefs in the controversial practice of scientology, his outburst on the Oprah Winfrey...

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