Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Seven Elements of a Creative Personality (Lifehacker)

I’ve been reading an article on Lifehacker about the personality traits normally exhibited by creative people. These include hunger for originality, volatile personal relationships and “being a pain in the ass.” In other news, bears have begun their protest at … Continue reading

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Be Prepared!: How To Prepare For Exams

Lets face it, I’m not an academic by any stretch of the imagination. I’ve never gotten consistent grades in anything. The subjects I excelled in throughout High School were things you could argue I had a natural talent for (mainly … Continue reading

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Why are there no right wing comedians?

Not really a post as such, but read this little article in the New Statesman and wanted to share a quote by one of my favourite comedians, Mr Stewart Lee: The African-American stand-up Chris Rock maintained that stand-up comedy should … Continue reading

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Night of Wolves – Review

It’s always nice to get free things. Free coffee. Free beer. Free anything short of disease and bacon. But free books? Free books are a rarity for me. So when I found David Dalglish’s Night of Wolves for free on … Continue reading

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Doing Standup In TheBasement

This was my second ever standup gig, and it was last night in Ayr at a place called The Basement Coffee House. Apologies for the coffee grinder noise

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At The Table: The Three Tiers Of Gamers In Tabletop RPGs

Last week we had our first game of the Dragon Age RPG by Green Ronin Games. We’d been planning the game for a few weeks, intending to run through their free Quickstart adventure to decide whether or not we wanted … Continue reading

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