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Mel Smith

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


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.


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


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

First Sign of the Mayan Apocalypse

Boring Machine

There’s a rather good program on the iplayer at the moment about infrastructure projects by that nice man Evan Davis off the radio: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01nd243/Built_in_Britain_Episode_1 It features the BORING MACHINES Ada and Phyllis (they’re German apparently). Blodgett recently alerted me to this excellent website which plots daily the current location of BORING MACHINES!