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Doors close on Tim Peaks Diner.

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Today sees the doors close on Tim Peaks Diner. But this isn’t another business calling time amidst a countries financial woes. This sees the end (?)of the hugely successful brainchild of Charlatans front man Tim Burgess. Tim Peaks Diner is a virtual cafe that people can pop into by simply dropping Tim @Tim_Burgess a tweet […]

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One For the Ladies…

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Whilst looking through some of this years photos I realised that for me, it’s been as good a year for gigs as I’ve had in some time.
Long gone are those days of at least one gig per month and a festival sprinkled in for good measure though.
Oh no, that kind of regularity dramatically reduced around 9 years ago.
And, if I’m honest, it’s probably a good thing. The old bones may still like the odd venture to the front of the crowd, but in reality the old bones are..well just that.

Diary

Life Begins!

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11 years ago I embarked on a year long period of self-imposed abstinence from alcohol.Many said I was mad, most just said I couldn’t possibly last that long. 10 years ago, I celebrated my 30th birthday and had my very first drink for a year. I’d managed to raise some money for charity, get fit, […]

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365 Days in the Life

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Wasn’t too sure about posting these on here but I guess I’m getting too old to care about what folk might think. One look at my attire in these videos taken almost 10 years ago though, you may suggest that I can’t have cared for a long time. Well, it’s happening. I’ll be 40 later […]

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The Heavyweight India Experience – Part 5

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Therapy, Thoughts, Thank You. Thursday 25th Nov. The hotel room is in the kind array you might expect, with two days till I leave. Meaning, I’ve taken everything out of the case and tried to sort out where everything that’s returning will fit. The box of malaria tablets I’ve been taking stands out and reminds […]