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Thanks to this amazing first post, this blog has been spruced up something chronic. Previously, there was a real risk that new visitors would see this empty site and run the other way.

Not anymore.

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Whoopsy daisy - how did that get so famous?

I was tempted to send this radio essay I wrote for BBC World Service about backdoor publicity pseudonymously to Pick of the Week only joking! 7 more words

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Bah Humbug Everyone!

What’s the difference between a meaningful life and a happy one? Psychologist Roy Bauminster investigated and in the following radio essay for BBC World Service, I asked what his research means for Christmas:  7 more words

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Tinkering with Tinkerbell

A tiny piece on Tinkerbell in today’s Independent. I’ve copied it below:

This week saw the UK release of Tinkerbell: An Evolution, a book in which Mindy Johnson charts Tink’s long history …. 240 more words

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goodnightminaharker:

peccaret—et—pati:

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goodnightminaharker:

((henry’s just NAKED WOMAN OH GOD WHAT DO I DO))

[ His reaction isn’t the one most normal men would have XD He’s completely endearing.

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Snogging and Little Women

An article I wrote on Laurie and Jo March’s kiss in the 1994 film version of Little Women was published on the Guardian blog today. What are your favourite screen smooches?

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