Howdy folks, So as predicted, as the weeks go by, I become worse and worse at maintaining an online blog. Firstly, sincere apologies to my dedicated readership (mum) for this recent lag in blog-related activity. It would be agreeable to claim that it this is due to some sort of crazily-busy lifestyle filled with exotic […]

Hello chaps, So for some reason, cheese scares me. Subsequently, as a long-term sufferer of fromagophobia (the Greeks shared my affliction and named it so), I have, over the years, found myself having numerous close encounters of the churned kind. Not churned like butter, but churned as in my stomach at the thought of congesting […]

Howdy chicos und meninas, So unless you’ve managed to avoid any sort of contact with me and my Facebook profile for the past couple of years (you lucky thing, you), you will already be aware that in 2010 I ventured out to live for a year in the land of cacti, fiestas and tequila, also […]

Now into my second week as a fully-fledged Rennais, I consider myself suitably experienced living in this little city to have formed a few opinions worthy of a blog post or two. You’ve been warned! For your reading comfort, these thoughts have been carefully categorised into four groups which have more or less been the cornerstones of […]

Well boys and girls, 54 hours have come and gone since I touched down in my home for the next year in the West of France and although my internet is severely limited due to my hostel’s wi-fi being non-existent, I feel compelled to report on my séjour in Rennes thus far. Clichéd as an […]

It’s official. I have no life. The month of August has it. For me, August is normally a time of holidays – a time between projects, dedicated to all those pressing little errands that an otherwise busy schedule simply will not let me accomplish, such as watching DVDs of old Simpsons episodes; reading school reports from the […]

Good afternoon one and all! How to start a blog? A question that has challenged civilisations through the ages. A conundrum indeed, especially for someone such as I, a seasoned avoider of the world of blogs for some time now, owing to the concern that writer’s block, or just a general wave of “can’t-be-arsed” sydrome […]