Goodminton: Like Badminton, but Fun

Oh, by the way, I totally did some badminton! Apologies for not letting you know sooner, it slipped my mind because…well…it’s badminton. I didn’t actually set out to play badminton that day (12.11.2012); I actually drove to Reading Climbing Centre with my...
Posted On 28 Nov 2012
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Squat Like a Dragon Slayer

FACT: Until you’ve ripped the ass from your cargo trousers mid-set, you have not squatted like a man. And until you have held in your laughter for long enough to finish the set, you have not learn the discipline necessary…to be a DRAGON SLAYER!! At the gym today, I...
Posted On 27 Nov 2012
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Six Months of Motorbikes

I have now been using motorbikes for my mode of transport pretty much exclusively for six months. In that time, I have done the following: Bought one motorbike Written off one motorbike Rented one motorbike Had one motorbike stolen Had one motorbike repaired Fallen off a...
Posted On 20 Nov 2012
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Paying the Iron Price

When I got in last night, I sat down on the sofa…and did not get up again. So depleted of energy was my body that I half-sat half-lay in a state of near comatose until, eventually, I summoned up the testicular fortitude to turn on my Xbox…before falling asleep. What...
Posted On 14 Nov 2012
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In Defence of Lifting

Much as people who don’t go to the gym like to think of working out as mindless pumping of iron (which it is for some) the reality is that, as with everything, once you progress beyond being a beginner, there is much more to the activity than perhaps meets the eye....
Posted On 10 Nov 2012
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My friends. Somehow – I’m really not sure how – but 10,000 people have come across this blog in the last couple of years… I am fully aware of the diminutive status of this achievement in the grand scheme of blogs, or even the micro scheme of bad blogs....
Posted On 05 Nov 2012
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The Man in the Arena

I am a man who knows nothing of U.S. history, past U.S. presidents or what any of these people stood for or did for their country. I am also not in the slightest bit interested to learn anything about these subjects, just as I haven’t the slightest interest in U.K. politics...
Posted On 02 Nov 2012
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