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Some blogs I know

  • Freckles and Doubt
    Considering her mastery of narrative structure etc. (insert narrative structure here.....)
  • Trailer Park Refugee | just three shots of tequila away from a bar fight….
    Just three shots of tequila away from a bar fight...
  • Exile on Pain Street | Straddling the Hudson River. One foot in NYC, the other in suburban New Jersey.
    One man's story, etc.....
  • Fat Man on a Keyboard
    'At first they came for the smokers but I did not speak out as I did not smoke. Then they came for the binge drinkers but I said nothing as I did not binge. Now they have an obesity strategy...'
  • New York Bike Blog
  • Belgian Waffle
    Prolific? Bien sur. Waffle? Not a bit of it. The best thing to come out of Belgium since Leffe Blonde, and that is saying something.
  • Non-working monkey
    'Why taking work seriously turns you into a cock', among other lifesavingly important career advice.
  • Razorblade of life
    'Not so much cutting-edge as half-cut and still sliding'...
  • blue cat
    This blue cat fellow (he writes for the telly you know) issues forth an apparently effortless stream of grade-A funniness that has me overcome in turns by helpless laughter and shameful, powerful envy. There I've said it.
  • Joella
    Joella in Oxfordshire. Working for The Man while training to be a plumber (I think!). Loves gherkins, hates aubergines... and Fascists.
  • Bushra
    Bushra's blog/ homepage/ call it what you want
  • Dubsteps (formerly Hobo Tread)
    Thoughts of Skif, a Havant and Waterlooville fan exiled in Liverpool- possibly the most engaging non-league football writing to be found on the web- and with a little bit of politics, and plenty more beside!
  • Tired Dad
    The Man Who Very Nearly Fell Asleep
  • troubled diva.
    Mike, the self-styled 'Fairy Godmother of British Blogging'. He got us all published in a book, you know...
  • Private Secret Diary
    Dispatches from deepest Norfolk. Not that private and not that secret. Just consistently hilarious.
  • The man who fell asleep; Sadness and ecstasy in unequal measures
    The book inspired by this veteran site (A Year in the life of The Man Who Fell Asleep) features the 'sarcastic polar bears of north London' among other oddities that the author manages somehow to render absolutely plausible.
  • Pete Ashton's Internet Presence
    Birmingham's finest. Writing with enviable clarity on every subject under the sun since 2000 (a very long time indeed!). Now with added nice pictures of canals and stuff...
  • Looby
    'An awkward, clumsy fellow; a lubber; a novice'....a venerated (if refreshingly irreverent) blogging institution. Lancaster's very finest!
  • RichardHerring.com
    The comedian Richard Herring's kind of online diary thing. Always worth a visit.

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May 24, 2013

Comments

Johnny Nineball

The more you think about it, the more the fishermen with the cognac seem to have the right idea. I'll bet they have a few contemptuous Gaelic expressions for our flimsy machines...

Abby

Eeeee, what a brilliant, rollicking report -- I think an escape from the trappings of modern life is in order -- bon voyage!

Johnny Nineball

Plus, I think I may have meant Gallic. Or possibly Gaulish. There's a remote chance I meant ghoulish, or phallic, or gimmick.

looby

Good plan J. There's a limit to how much domestic appliance malfunctioning a man can take.

I'm just *back* of the land of rightwing biscuits. Where are you going exactly? Bon voyage!

jonathan

John I think all four are admissable by varying degrees and you get extra points for 'Gaelic' due to the historic Celtic connections of the Brittany region (I'm not sure exactly what they are but I am assured by a bar full of retired fishermen that they exist and I am not about to argue).

Looby- La cote du granite rose, if you know where I mean. A longish bus ride from Lannion train station (or, on a bank holiday when the buses aren't running, a forty-five Euro taxi ride, but that's another story). It was brilliant though and gratifyingly similar to last year... hope your break was too.

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