From the daily archives:

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

#723: 2010, The Courteeners, The Opener

July 23, 2013

For the past decade a group of old friends and myself have given each other an annual CD featuring our favourite songs of the year. We distribute the CDs at the end of the year and we listen to each chosen playlist and then give our critical reviews. The process of compiling our individual best […]

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The Politics of Porn

July 23, 2013

I welcome David Cameron’s announcement yesterday that he is going to make internet service providers put in place filters that will prevent pornography from being accessed unless someone opts into it. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not prudish or pious or indeed politically correct in my attitude towards porn, but, like many others I […]

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Rejoice a child is born

July 23, 2013

My old mate, Big Billy Hughes’ Mrs gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday. They’ve called him Kane. I rejoice in his birth. I know Billy from rugby and have been back in touch with him on facebook for the last couple of years. A fine second row in his day. He used to […]

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