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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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December 03, 2017

Comments

Nineball

Well it does sound like a fine day out at that. I particularly like the coy ampersand between a c and an nt holding the line on decorum amidst the torrent of f words. I mean fuckin' hell, I may say fuck a lot but I'm not a fucking c*nt, you know what I mean?

Jonathan

I know exactly what you mean Nineball. To be honest I always imagine there may be some device hidden in the editing software that will actually prevent that particular decorum-offending word from being published or, in a worst case scenario, cause the laptop to explode. I'm possibly worrying unnecessarily here but you can't be too careful, not these days.

Abby

Reading this has been the high point of my day -- I love any piece of writing with mazy runs in it. Not to mention helter-skelter non-league combat. I wonder if they have a day when the town smells of parma violets? I just had one recently as a blast from the 1970s from Maisie's Halloween swag and they haven't changed. As to the swearing, blimey! And the fisticuffs! Against a backdrop of swizzels sherbetiest smells -- pure poetry wor Jonathan!

looby

Blimey, I didn't realise that lower league football was played with such, er, gusto!

Most amusing and evocative Jonathan. I'm trying to sell the idea of Morecambe v Notts County to the girls. Best pies in the Football League, you know!

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