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Anastasia

This post is unashamedly inspired by YouTube reviewer Phelous, whose videos are always worth a watch. He’s recently reviewed The Secret of Anastasia, a particularly awful cartoon knock-off of the 1997 Don Bluth animated film Anastasia. Both are, of course, about the … Continue reading

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Crappy holidays: Presidents’ Day

A US federal public holiday which fell on 20 February this year. Now, on one level, no public holiday can ever be that crappy – a day off work/school is a day off work/school, someone might bother to put some … Continue reading

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I’m Mr Boombastic, say me fantastic (return of the Cern…ovich)

This is just the point where I throw in the towel and admit I’ve become as weird as that guy who devoted years of blogging to a point by point rebuttal of the “Left Behind ” novels, with precisely zero effect on … Continue reading

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My ankle – currently barely bringing myself to the yard, let alone “all the boys”

Although it would be pretty bizarre if it did, given that I (a) don’t own a yard and (b) am not some kind of gay lust object. Anyway, before this lame (hah!) metaphor gets irreversibly derailed, the subject for today is … Continue reading

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What a long, strange trip it’s been

This is my first post here for about three and a half years, and not because I’ve been staring blankly at a wall for the intervening period (well, most of it). I’ve just read with amusement my suggestion that I … Continue reading

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Abortion

For reasons which I can only assume are based on ideological belief, it appears that the Government is about to change the rules on abortion so that women who want one are obliged to get counselling from an independent service, rather than it … Continue reading

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The census boycott

This, in case you weren’t aware of it, is the latest cause of all righteous Dave Spart – a -likes – we must refuse to fill in our forms for the 2011 census. And why must we do this? Well, because it comprehensively sticks … Continue reading

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The pointlessness of politics

An exciting clash of political Titans today, as Sion Simon, former Labour MP for somewhere random in Birmingham and former minister for something that sounds so dull I think my skull will explode if I even type it, is reported to have … Continue reading

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful…

As the date and time of this post shows, I didn’t manage to get to work this morning, the weekend’s heavy snow and the consequent collapse of large parts of the public transport system having foiled my attempts this morning to … Continue reading

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How dare everyone not read the books I like!

Edward Docx is mad as hell, and he’s not going to take it any more. Not, as you might think, at Mr and Mrs Docx, for landing him with such a silly-looking surname, but with Steig Larsson and Dan Brown, … Continue reading

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