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Built like she was, she had the nerve to ask me if I planned to do her any harm…

No, there’s nothing to worry about in that lyric. Nothing at all… I’m all over the place in both the print and online worlds right…

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That boy's got a face for radio…

I’ve been told that I’m rather too fond of the sound of my own voice, and that’s probably fair enough. It’s just that normally my…

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On the day I was born, the nurses all gathered 'round, and they gazed in wide wonder, at the joy they had found…

I feel I should point out that I’m not actually bad to the bone. Possibly slightly mischievous, or a bit cheeky at worst. But “Cheeky…

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Can journos be bought?

As a journalist, I realise that I rank somewhere up there amongst politicians, used car salesmen and bank managers in terms of the public’s love…

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A bottle of red, a bottle of white, it all depends upon your appetite..

Wow. It’s been a busy, busy year, and the whole business of sending out Christmas cards just snuck up on me. So if you didn’t…

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A short pause between drinks…

Dang. I broke my own mildly funny story. When I first started in tech journalism, just shy of ten years ago, I was working at…

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I didn't steal 16 tonnes of ham and bacon..

No, really. It wasn’t me. Somebody did, but not me. I couldn’t lift that much at once, and it would take ages to eat my…

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"Look, if you don't get that camera off me, I'm going to kick you right in the *BOING*"

That’s a pretty much direct quote, uttered by yours truly, from a Christmas video shot some fifteen years ago that I’ve just unearthed and backed…

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