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Fucking Voldemort

When Andrew Mitchell did or did not say the word ‘pleb’ in the direction of a policeman (or, perhaps, not) he didn’t preface the word – which he may not have used – with the phrase “Anglo-Saxon word”. But this … Continue reading

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Some days you realise just how much harder you really have to work. Just how much you’re letting yourself get away with. And just how far you’ve got to go. Yet, at the same time, it’s these days which show … Continue reading

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I lie every day. All the time. As much as I’d like to say that ‘the world/the system/society’ forces us all to lie, to hide ourselves and be something we’re not, that’s bollocks. But, all the same, I have been … Continue reading

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The self-deprecation. It has to stop. I’ve always shrugged about it – after all, it’s not a big problem being humble, right? – but my wife made a good point the other day which brought a new perspective. If you … Continue reading

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Yesterday I wanted to write about how working as a games journo had meant not writing what was true, and how some of my work now was about re-presenting a slightly buffed up version of the truth, and how this … Continue reading

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It’s all very well having these ambitions, of course. Exploring at length my driving passion to translate that raw edge of creation into writing, to bring that honesty and worth into everything I write so it resounds with everyone who … Continue reading

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Hmm, creative hinterland. Yesterday’s post was a biggie, but it’s not exactly an evolving topic – it is what it is and I feel how I feel. At the heart of it though there is still a tension, once which … Continue reading

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