Category Archives: Odds & Ends

Marvel’s Spider-Man on the PC isn’t perfect, but being the king of swing is an absolute blast

Instead of worrying about the cowardly ghoulish Tory cipher likely to be the next PM and how she’ll mug us off even more because pondlife such as this have the right to vote, the rising cost of energy (some help … Continue reading

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My wee Black Friday hypocrisy

So I received Black Friday emails titled ‘check out our great Black Friday discounts’ in early November this year. What’s more grating, the slow creep of Black Friday becoming a month long event, or the Christmas fanatics who start counting … Continue reading

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So, in almost eight years of blogging, what’s the most embarrassing thing I’ve written?

The older I get the more I hurry when doing mundane tasks. Often I attempt to do three things at once and in a fragmented mess fail to conclude any of them, that or I carry a general anxiety that … Continue reading

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Football Manager 2021 has proven an excellent distraction during lockdown, but it’s missing a certain something

Still on furlough then? Or having to work from home? Aww diddums. This spuriously designated key worker says fuck the lot of you. Have you finished Netflix and Amazon Prime yet? Gone down too many YouTube rabbit holes? Finished your … Continue reading

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The only thing duller than a dull job is the process of looking for one.

Pre Covid-19 you could picture it, possibly you lived it; bank after bank of desks in a bank, the low hum of the air-con recycling air contaminated by various body odours, an indeterminately hushed conversation in the near distance, ‘I’m … Continue reading

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