Author Archives: samdodgin

Adorable red pandas who want to be your friend

I got some less than good news yesterday so I spent the evening looking at the Google image search results for the term ‘red panda’ because it is the easiest way to make yourself feel better if you’re feeling a … Continue reading

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Texts I send my friends & family every Christmas

(To mum) Help, I have no idea what to get granddad for Christmas (for about the 5th year in a row) (To my sister) Coming home on the 23rd. I expect the ‘Muppet’s Christmas Carol’ DVD to be in the … Continue reading

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Joz Norris: 5 things no Edinburgh Fringe performer should be without

Originally posted on Laugh Out London comedy club – best value live comedy in London:
Joz Norris -a likable lad The Edinburgh Fringe can be a funny old time for performers. It represents the culmination of a year’s hard work…

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Isle of Wight Festival

As I sit and write this I have just returned from a lovely 5 days on the Isle of Wight – the UK’s smallest ceremonial county (for the 50% of the year when the tides are up). I went out … Continue reading

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More of a prosecco girl, myself

Originally posted on charlottesayshmmm:
On Saturday I was one of 250 citizens who met at the Queens Street statue of Aneurin Bevan, to protest the Tories’ austerity measures, with the Cardiff People’s Assembly. Thankfully, it’s my democratic right to do…

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Things to which I have taken a shine this week

I was going to write a long post about freedom of speech and the responsibilities that are implied in the granting of that right with reference to the odious Katie Hopkins but other people have already done much better than me … Continue reading

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I have joined the internet

I saw my friend Elf Lyons yesterday for lunch. In between writing parliamentary erotica and looking at clocks in the British Museum (guys, they have some really brilliant clocks in the British Museum), she said to me that I needed … Continue reading

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