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Best bloke ever, friends forever

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Happy New Year 2020

Many happy returns to you for New Years! I hope your year ended as you intended, and that 2020 brings you all that you set out for. This year I’m not doing my New Years resolutions until February to give me a little bit of time to see where the year is heading and take […]

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Second best bloke in the world

It’s four years on today that I received the shittest news I’ve ever received from one of the the loveliest people that I know. The news came from Jess, and it was about her brother, and my best friend, Roland. I know you were both so very very close. He is gone. So sorry. What […]

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Songs are funny like that

Songs can have an amazing effect on people in a number of different ways. Over the past few months I’ve found that there are some key songs that take me back in history to my younger days, and the time that I enjoyed spending with friends who have since departed. In particular they remind me […]

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St Paul’s in January

On the way back from the City of London today I decided to take a stroll past a very special place in London. When I first arrived in the UK I would sit in a coffee shop opposite St Paul’s and write in my blog, build websites, and film and edit. As a result of […]

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Happy 2019

With a tick of a the second hand we’ve hit 2019 and all our hopes and dreams have been renewed a fresh, a clean slate on which we can carve our new future. Truth be told, it’s just another day and if you can’t get off your arse and change for the other 365 days […]

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We love you West Ham

For the first time in a long while I’m on the way back to watch West Ham at the London stadium. This was a fortnightly adventure ten years ago and I’m happy to say we’ll be revisiting the same prematch haunts, except for those around Upton Park sadly. COYI!

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Easing to fitness

I find it really hard sticking to a regular fitness regime. There are times when I go ALL in on it and exercise twice a day, eat really well, cut out alcohol…. but these “sprints” only last for a week or two before hibernating for the next 10-12 months. After years of Laura telling me […]

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Time

Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day Fritter and waste the hours in an off-hand way Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town Waiting for someone or something to show you the way I could certainly do with another five or six hours a day to fit in […]

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Time tracking with Toggl

The pie chart for this XKCD Comic is me all over, and I often feel as though I’m turning into the procrastination monkey Time tracking is one of those things that I just hate doing for a few different reasons. I spend more time trying to remember how I spent my time then doing something […]