echo beach – martha & the muffins

The WorldWideWeb and social media are arguably the greatest technological breakthrough since television – and what have we used it for? Splitting into tribes like apes armed with sticks. In days gone by, people felt unique and, to an extent, isolated. People who grew up in small towns moved as soon as they could, to […]

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typical girls – the slits

From ‘Wrecking ball’ to dollgate – our plucky unionist press have heroically tried to share the information Scotland needs in order to not embarrass ourselves at the polling booths next week. Of course, with Nigel Fromage dictating conservative strategy and David Cameron dictating labour’s, the generification of UK politics is almost complete. Remember, neither Cameron […]

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we kill the beast – xtc

I’m about twenty-five thousand words into this month’s NaNo. It’s (touch wood) pouring out like the piss leaks out of a kicked tramp and I’ve been lucky enough to experience that magical trance-world of just sitting back as the in-skull movie unfurls in my head and typing like a madman, trying to keep up with […]

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she’s in parties – bauhaus

I’m almost sorry – almost – that the next month will be spent, instead of arguing politics with my fellow man, writing the first draft of my next work. With the general election just the other side of NaNoCamp, I’ll be taking a wee hiatus from the merry cut and thrust of the Westmonster parties […]

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