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Lake District Adventure Holiday

A few weeks ago I headed up to the Lake District with the family for a week. I’d been able to get a caravan cheaply through work so why not? We were based on the shores of Ullswater, which was … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Fumo, Birmingham

Having had Fumo recommended to me a while ago, I suggested it as a venue for dinner with some work colleagues last night. Fumo, at 1 Waterloo Street in the heart of the city centre, is an Italian with a … Continue reading

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Parliament Passes Gay Marriage Bill

I was heartened on Tuesday to see that Parliament passed the Gay Marriage bill – and by a large majority. 400 MPs voted in favour of the Bill and 175 voted against. Happily, both my own MP (a Lib Dem) … Continue reading

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The Summer We Got our Mojo Back?

We Brits have had a bit of a chip on our collective shoulder for years now. We were an enormous colonial power, the most powerful country in the world, and now much of our power and influence is gone – … Continue reading

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Stanage Edge Walk

Elentari86’s photostream on Flickr. I recently joined a hillwalking club, because I’ve been meaning to get more into walking. Yesterday was my first time out with the Midlands Hillwalkers and it was to Stanage Edge, in the Peak District. I’ve … Continue reading

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Changing Of The Guard

Changing Of The Guard, a set on Flickr. I recently spent a couple of days in London with my brother. I went down primarily because we were going to see a gig (I’ll have to blog about that seperately) but … Continue reading

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The Libyan and Iranian Reaction To The Riots Is Full Of Propaganda

This is quite funny. A spokesman for the Libyan Foreign Ministry says the riots show David Cameron has lost legitimacy and “must go”. A bit of tit-for-tat there I think, but whatever you might think of Cameron, he’s not a … Continue reading

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