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Me with the loveable idiots from ComedySportz (UK and US teams represented here)
Me with the loveable idiots from ComedySportz (UK and US teams represented here)

I recently returned from a week of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. As usual, it was a mix of tiring flyering, endless walking (somehow, always uphill), watching brilliant shows, and performing to a huge mixture of audiences. I came back exhausted, but inspired.

I have been going up to the festival for a number of years, and feel that I was better prepared this year than ever before. Health wise at least. Continue reading


On 11th June I turned 34. It’s fair to say that more has been packed into the month since then than in the entirety of my 33rd year.

England played their first match at the European Championships against Russia on my birthday. If anything, we should be thankful for the England football team, because so far they are the only thing that has maintained consistency, i.e. disappointment. For the money those lads get paid, that’s the least we can ask for. Continue reading

scootersLast week, in but the dead of night, my girlfriend had her scooter stolen from our back garden.

It’s a horrible thing to happen as it’s not just a vehicle that’s gone missing, it’s something that is yours, something you own and feel connected to. It gave her freedom and happiness. She had even given it a name – Scoot. Continue reading

chimpI am a dreadful procrastinator. By which, I suppose, I should mean I’m a really good procrastinator.

A bad procrastinator, when faced with any given task, would completely fail to get distracted or sidetracked. They wouldn’t put off any difficult tricky jobs in their life, but instead would just get on with them. Completely failing to waste their time – a woeful performance if you want to be a pro level procrastinator. Continue reading