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Sock Disaster

I have previously congratulated running sock manufacturers on their clear labelling of left and right socks. However, I unfortunately managed to bring two right running socks back home to Hastings which I can assure you is much worse than having two ambiguous unlabelled socks.

Swindon

Ah, Swindon. Who hasn’t dreamed of visiting that mythical Wiltshire town? I know I certainly have since I started walking along the ridgeway last week. So armed with maps and ample supplies I returned by bus to where I’d left off last time and headed west. It’s a primal landscape dotted with iron age hill […]

Bargain

Massive discounts at Argos!

Mel Smith

Was genuinely saddened to hear of Mel Smith’s recent death :(. So many memories of watching his shows as a child.

Eurovision

Sadly not the best selection of songs this year. However I did rather like this little ditty from Romania. You have to wait a little while for him to get going…

Space Patrol

Really enjoying watching this 60s pre-supermarionation puppet show called Space Patrol. Fantastic soundtrack too.

Go me!

So it turns out the best conditions for running a half marathon are freezing cold, a threat of sleet, and wearing just t-shirt and shorts. Comfort leads to slowness. Hastings, last weekend.

Visionary

This guy has seen the future and no longer requires food.

Cardboard

It’s good to see innovation in the webcomic space! mycardboardlife.com

Go Go Hastings United

In the most significant event to occur in my home town for nearly 1000 years, this afternoon Hastings United, currently playing in the prestigious Ryman stationary league, will play Middlesbrough in the 3rd round of the FA cup. UPDATE: they lost