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Chris Tavner poster

I’ve arrived in Edinburgh late this evening, ahead of the festival beginning tomorrow.  Walking through the City has felt like the calm before the storm.  Because one thing the Fringe is not, is calm.

I finished my last day of work for 27 days, and was given a lift up with my ComedySportz cohorts Bron and Sean.  A brief, necessary stop for the justified expense of Tebay, and we arrived at the Edinburgh flat around 10pm. Continue reading

diary Chris Tavner

I’ve decided to experiment with a more traditional diary type of blog.

Along with other longer form posts, I will use this diary to review the previous week, taking in to account key experiences along with what I have been reading, watching, and what things have caught my interest in the news.

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Chris Tavner Dorset stag

Last weekend I traveled down south with my fiance for our Dorset stag and hen do’s.

I was born and brought up in Poole, Dorset.  I moved up to the Manchester area to go to Salford University in 2001, and have lived up here ever since.

When you consider the beauty of the place, I often get asked why I haven’t moved back home.  It’s not quite the idyllic land of farmers and yacht owning millionaires everyone thinks it is. Continue reading