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Step 2 - Read Books (Past Tense Edition)

For Step 2 I only had a couple of weeks, and those weeks have been pretty busy. We have another baby coming any day now. Sarah has made most of the preparations while I was at work, including growing the thing inside her. 698 more words


In the marketing war to draw people into one of the thousands of shows, some people have moved away from posters into providing freebies. These can be small give-aways like boiled sweets or badges to slightly harder to produce items like pens and stickers. 339 more words



One of the most annoying things about Edinburgh is the in your faceness of advertising materials. It is hard to walk down the street without being assaulted by massive posters. 346 more words


Red Shift - BFI DVD

On Friday night, I finally watched John Mackenzie’s Play for Today adaptation of Alan Garner’s Red Shift (1978), released on DVD as part of the BFI’s sci-fi season last year. 530 more words

Festival on Film

At first the Edinburgh Festival Fringe was unorganised and dwarfed by its supposedly more serious bigger sibling. It was formalised in 1959, 12 years after the formation of the Edinburgh International Festival in 1947. 250 more words


I Put a Spell On You

It is good to see a comedy club owner breaking into the spotlight and gaining fame in a different sphere. Our local MP is Tommy Sheppard, and he wasn’t much known around here. 57 more words


Stewart Lee’s Much A-Stew About Nothing at The Crucible: A Review

Sheffield based fans of the self-styled ‘forty-five-year-old functioning alcoholic, vasectomised father of two’ had been looking forward to the last weekend in January ever since tickets for his show went on sale in autumn of last year. 527 more words