Archives for: "January 2012"


  Sat 28th January 2012
She doesn't like me being quiet for even a day or two. I sent her a brief email this morning with the subject "Silence Worry Avoidance Email" to reassure her about not reacting quickly enough to her email. more »

Here are the results from the Lancaster jury

  Thu 26th January 2012
I go to the doctor's ready to receive a well-meant homily about my drinking, and more worryingly, the results of a liver test. My attractive doctor crosses her legs in the same skirt she was wearing last time I saw her. more »

Domaine des Antonins

  Mon 23rd January 2012
Kitty came over on Friday. We went to see a play at the Dukes but bailed out after a 1 hour 40 first half with actors too fast-gabbling to prevent me drifting off. more »

Do not poke the tart

  Tue 17th January 2012
I sent her a text early one morning, just as something was rising: "I wish it were your fingers around my cock now." Oops. more »


  Wed 11th January 2012
"Just pop your trousers off would you?" more »

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looby, n.; pl. loobies. A lout; an awkward, stupid, clownish person

M / 54 / Bristol

"Looby is a left-wing intellectual who is obsessed with a) women's clothes and b) tits." -- Joy of Bex.

WLTM literate woman, 40-65. Must have nice tits, a PhD, and an mdma factory in the shed, although the first on its own will do in the short term.

There are plenty of bastards who drink moderately. Of course, I don't consider them to be people. They are not our comrades.
Sergei Korovin, quoted in Pavel Krusanov, The Blue Book of the Alcoholic

I am here to change my life. I am here to force myself to change my life.
Chinese man I met during Freshers Week at Lancaster University, 2008

Tell me, why is it that even when we are enjoying music, for instance, or a beautiful evening, or a conversation in agreeable company, it all seems no more than a hint of some infinite felicity existing apart somewhere, rather than actual happiness – such, I mean, as we ourselves can really possess?
Turgenev, Fathers and Sons

I hate the iPod; I hate the idea that music is such a personal thing that you can just stick some earplugs in your ears and have an experience with music. Music is a social phenomenon.
Jeremy Wagner

Using words well is a social virtue. Use 'fortuitous' once more to mean 'fortunate' and you move an English word another step towards the dustbin. If your mistake took hold, no-one who valued clarity would be able to use the word again.
John Whale

One good thing about being a Marxist is that you don't have to pretend to like work.
Terry Eagleton, What Is A Novel?, Lancaster University, 1 Feb 2010

The working man is a fucking loser.
Mick, The Golden Lion, Lancaster, 21 Mar 2011

"Just sit still and listen" - woman to teenage girl at Elliott Carter weekend, London 2006

Desiring Progress
John Fallas
Lauren Redhead
The Rambler
Resonance FM
Sequenza 21
Sound and Music
Talking Musicology

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