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cheers chums, and a poem you might want to read

I just wanted to say a big old thanks for the incredible response I got regarding the ‘being brave’ blog (http://bloodyhellbrennan.com/2013/05/20/a-note-on-being-brave/). It felt a bit like I had touched an open nerve with lots of people, and the amount of messages and love I had thrown at me, people going “YEAH I FEEL LIKE THAT TOOOOO!” was both very touching and incredibly reassuring. So hey, THANKS GUYS. Also thrilled that people have adopted the phrase ‘fan  ...

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Culture, London, Uncategorized

Funemployment

I’ll be honest gang. Things have been a bit bleak of late, not going the BEST way they could be. On top of it all, I only went and got WRITER’S BLOCK didn’t I, hence the silence over here at bloody hell HQ. What I thought I could do was write about how rubbish things have been and vent. But then I thought, “no-one’s going to want to read that you BLOOMING MOANING MYRTLE”, so I thought what I would do was write a piece about some nice culture things I’ve been doing recently, to remind myself  ...

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Culture, Feel-Good, London, Uncategorized

Ronnie’s and Romance

An evening at Ronnie Scott’s is an evening quite unlike any other. When you walk in, it’s dark, lit by soft red table lamps and it feels like you’ve stepped inside a hive of tipsy, romantic bees. Waiters dart around the place delivering cocktails and dinner like it’s been choreographed, cutlery clinks on plates and red wine is poured generously like laughter whilst conversation hums out from every nook and cranny. Sat at a bench table on the left hand side, alongside my Mum and Dad, I had a  ...

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Culture, London, Uncategorized

The Day Sport Wasn’t Scary

Last week a gaggle of old university pals got together to celebrate our chum’s birthday. The facebook event was made (I really miss those old school party invites with the bit you had to tear off the bottom to RSVP by the way. Another thing bloody waxy old Zuckerbeg ruined) and upon reading the venue choice, a host of eyebrows were raised. Our chum had chosen…a ping pong bar. Now, we’re quite an arty, groovy, creativey kind of gang. We are the type of people who excel at CULTURE but  ...

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