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Happy Birthday, Nervous Breakdown

A couple of Januarys ago, I wrote a little blog about finally deciding to see a doctor about the constant, grinding dread that infused every part of my life like a really, really shit teabag in a mug of sad … Continue reading

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My little brother

It’s not often that I do the whole “emotional honesty” thing. As a comedian and general social wreck of a man, I find sincerity of any kind almost impossible to extract from my brain. Like coughing so hard that I … Continue reading

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A first-timer’s guide to the gym

Setting foot in a gym for the first time can be a daunting experience. The confusing machines, the glistening biceps and the lycra-clad buttocks of a former Soviet strongman can all conspire to fill the newcomer’s heart with fear and … Continue reading

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A little creative angst is good for you

Once again, a study linking creativity and mental illness has wafted across the media like a darts player’s fart settling on a trifle. “COMEDIANS AND PSYCHOTICS SHARE TRAITS”, it screams, clanging together rhetorical kitchenware in a desperate bid for attention. … Continue reading

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The Scarab

I’ve barely put pen to paper of late. With the exception of erotica focusing on a wealthy man’s desire to have sex with affordable furniture, my river of prose has dried to a thin trickle, heavy with the silt of … Continue reading

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Sixty ways to better love your man: Relationship tips from someone who knows.

Relationships take a lot of work. Even the best of friends can find themselves drifting apart like bum-hairs in a guff if both parties don’t find time to make the effort. What follows is a list of uplifting, exciting and … Continue reading

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