Archives for: "May 2014"

Tilting at windmills

  Thu 29th May 2014
A rainy day on the Fylde coast with a busty wench from North Wales. What more could a boy want? more »
8 comments »

I like girls who are into drugs

  Tue 20th May 2014
After Trina and I split up, I went trawling again and was contacted by Donna, the pharmaceutical marketing manager. more »
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Irish Sea

  Fri 16th May 2014
I spent Wednesday out with Trina delivering Labour Party election leaflets, jumping out of her car and haring up pathways and drives, in the ugly uPvC'd flatlands of rural Lancashire. more »
3 comments »

Cock, fanny, whatever

  Tue 13th May 2014
For one day a year all normal canons of taste and style are cast into the indifferent, erasing maw of style that is the Eurovision Song Contest. more »
8 comments »

My position is supported by Kant

  Thu 8th May 2014
"What are you doing tonight?" she said. "I don't know. Drugs, probably." 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

5:4
Desiring Progress
John Fallas
Lauren Redhead
NewMusicBox
The Rambler
Resonance FM
Sequenza 21
Sound and Music
Talking Musicology


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