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“Celebrating” the first two years of

TWO YEARS AGO I found myself between jobs and in need of something to keep me out of the pub.

Occupying that period of time some men call “gardening leave” with actual horticultural pursuits was never going to be an option, so on May the 1st 2014, I accepted a challenge to write 500 words on the “positive aspects” of the Lance Armstrong affair, and so was born.

Since then, my ramblings and half-baked observations have received some really positive feedback from many people with brains much bigger than my own and led to some quite interesting invitations. In fact, I’m proud to say that articles from this very website have been seen by people in no fewer than 118 countries across the globe from Zimbabwe to Albania (though strangely we still await our first visit from North Korea). 

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Time’s No Chain: 20 years under the influence of (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?

Twenty years have passed since Oasis released (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?

Which means that 20 years ago, you and I were listening to Champagne Supernova for the first time and had probably never even heard of a Wonderwall.

Oasis poster (What's the Story) Morning Glory? Noel Gallagher, 2/10/1995, 2nd October 1995
Oasis release poster for (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

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The Soundtrack to my Skoda

Many years ago, the thought of driving from one business appointment to another in a Skoda, listening to the same DJs I listened to as a teenager would have filled me with mild panic and dread.
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