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Jackie Chan’s Hollywood career is a little bit sad really,
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Jackie Chan’s Hollywood career is a little bit sad really, just when he started to make it big he stopped being able to do all the things that made him good in the first place. This does not mean that he does not still have great comic timing, […]

If you’re in a snackish frame of mind
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If you’re in a snackish frame of mind, have a look at Taquitos. I stumbled across it while searching for Turkey and Paxo Sage and Onion (note: no mention of stuffing anywhere on the packet, how odd). ‘We’re serious about snacks&#821[…]

Happily munching
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Happily munching on some special edition Christmassy Walkers Roast Turkey with Paxo Sage and Onion flavour crisps (‘Merry Crispmas!’ indeed), ILx draws my attention to a nasty news story about parasites. And I’m thinking that if our[…]

τ is for…Bernie Tau-pin
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Elton John gets plenty of hate here. Rightly so, this pompidour is the chandelier in the toilet that is pop music, shining his shitty light wherever he goes. But wherever he goes, he has his wordsmithw ith him. Bernie Taupin. Many people have often w[…]

It’s finally happened
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It’s finally happened; a quick look at this weekend’s league tables for the Scottish and English Premier Leagues shows that the gap between those in with a shout of glory and the also rans is bigger in England; in Scotland, the third plac[…]

σ is also for…The Sigma Sound Studios
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What do you think of when I say the word Philadelphia. Is it the lush, orchestration of Philly soul classics, timeless songwriting buffed up by the exemplary studio work of the Sigma Sound Studios. Or a particularly bland cream cheese. Yep, it was th[…]

Regarding chants,
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Regarding chants, myself and mrs carsmile were commenting last night on the universality of the tunes used. The Inter fans were singing something to the tune of “glory, glory man united”/”who the fucking hell are slipknot” an[…]

What a Waste of Money!
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What a Waste of Money!
According to the Guardian, Barclaycard are spending ten grand on funding some poor soul to go round to football grounds and help us with making up songs. Thanks Barclaycard! If you made a list of all the different bits of foot[…]

σ is for…SIGMA SIGMA SPUTNIK
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Okay, its better than Sigma Ros or the insane suggeston of Losig Ma Religion. I could talk about the Italian heavy metal band Sigma, but frankly the most I could do to insult them is to point out that they wear leather trousers and since they do this[…]

Tempting though Tom’s accounts of Macdonalds are,
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Tempting though Tom’s accounts of Macdonalds are, I still won’t be visiting my local (horrific) branch. Mainly because I have the fantastic GRUBS on my doorstep to cater to my every burgery need. There are four or five branches in Brighto[…]

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