Category Archives: television

He Cites References, He Scores!

Modern Humanities Research Association. MHRA, if you want to refer to them without taking up so many syllables. It’s been a long time since I checked their style guide but spent maybe an hour this morning reading through some of … Continue reading

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Like A South-Bound Freight Train

One of the books I looked through as part of my research for last week’s conference was a biography of Karl Marx subtitled ‘Man and Fighter’. Now I am unable to get the image of Marx as a boxer to … Continue reading

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TFI

Friday, said Mr Kipling, annoyingly because he had nothing to do with my Friday and he doesn’t even exist; he’s just a capitalist chimera masquerading as your elderly, cakey friend. I am your elderly, cakey friend, not him, and don’t … Continue reading

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A Tasty Yellow Beef

With this 2019 business being almost one third of the way done it’s safe to say I’m a much bigger fan of it so far than I was of its bastard sibling, 2018. Some things remain the same, those things … Continue reading

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And Heaven In A Wild Flower

I’ve had myself a nice weekend, how was yours? This is rhetorical but you could tell me if you like. Unless something really traumatic and awful happened, in which case don’t write a comment and let the whole world know, … Continue reading

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Ouch And Ow

Physio, oh physio, oh have you done physio? Physio the bronchia killer! If there is a piece of me that doesn’t hurt it is because it has fallen asleep from exhaustion and will let me know quite how much it … Continue reading

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And Every Day The Paper Boy Brings More

Forty-nine paces. That’s how far apart the saxophone buskers are in my city. Forty-nine squawk parp Charlie Parker turning in his grave paces. So close together they might have been better off pooling forces and cycling round an endless Baker … Continue reading

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