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Indiecon 2014 – Quick Report

So, I spent the weekend near Christchurch, at the Hoburne Naish holiday village toward Barton-on-Sea participating in the annual Indiecon event. Despite the best efforts of the rain and 50 miles per hour speed limits on the way down, and continued rain on and off throughout the weekend, I had a good time. I shared…
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November 10, 2014 0

Eldredge Wednesday

I couldn’t rightly tell you what has led to a week of new tie knots. I think it might be something to do with feeling rather comfortable and not at all self conscious wearing a bow tie on Friday last week. Despite expectations I might feel like a bit of a ‘nana, I enjoyed wearing…
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November 5, 2014 0

Conventional Diplomacy

I had a great weekend in Sheffield, as the gaming-focussed Furnace event. A little poor health aside, I had a lot of fun and All Rolled Up has the chance to show off some product to old and new customers alike. We clashed with Spiel this weekend. That meant my wife had to make up…
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October 20, 2014 0

Return of Tinselworm

Went to see Bill Bailey at the Palace Theatre in Manchester last night. Great evening, thoroughly enjoyed. As we managed to secure seats in row BB, we had front row viewing – slightly off to the left of the stage. It was sort of odd from this angle, as you could actually appreciate that Bill…
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June 19, 2009 0

Popularity Pressures

Isn’t it heart-warming to know that the Cabinet will be in Birmingham today rather than London, in what may be an ongoing feature of their meetings. As well as holding the meeting itself, they’ll be meeting local people, councillors and doing the whole bit to bolster failing support in the government. In pursuit of popularity,…
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September 8, 2008 0

Krispy Kreme in Manchester

Last night I attended a preview event at the new Krispy Kreme store at the Trafford Centre in Manchester. This store represents the doughnut manufacturers first venture in the north of the country (I believe), as until now you have had to travel south to enjoy one of these glazed treats. I found a rather…
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December 13, 2007 0

Driving Bryan Talbot

Last night I drove Bryan Talbot to Longsight Library in south Manchester. I’m not sure what to think. I went through my comic collection last night and found a copy of 2000AD (mid-500s) from 1987. It had a picture of Thoth and his pet Tyrannosaurus, Satanus, hunting down Colonel John M. Chivington, an earlier incarnation…
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October 8, 2003 0