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Nashville (y’all) 13th to 15th June

Country & Western music moved into an alternative dimension nearly 20 years ago. Tired of being considered the soundtrack to white domestic abuse and the music to molest pigs to, it moved into an alternative reality. Somewhere around the time … Continue reading

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Friday 10th of June – New Orleans

Tweet Our hope that people would stop being so damn graspy once we got away from New York was starting to look like wishful bloody thinking. Befuddled from the Amtrak experience we only gave our breakfast waitress a 12% tip … Continue reading

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New York To New Orleans on a Train Weds 8th Thurs 9th of June

Tweet If we had known the train from New York to New Orleans was going to leave six hours late it might not have been so bad. Hell this is the most exciting city on the planet, within two blocks … Continue reading

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Monday 6th: “Geordies Here!” Manhattan and The Bronx

Tweet All our alarms went off: the hotel TV came on, my watch, Wifey’s phone then, like some little idiot  Corporal Jones, my simple minded phone stamped to attention after everybody else. Are we under attack, have we got to … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th of June :Hungover in London

Tweet “I’ve got a bastard behind the eyes” as the charming Mr Withnail says. I rarely have hangovers, a rare and dangerous gift which goes some way to balancing some of my family’s more troublesome inherited traits, so resent them … Continue reading

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Newcastle and London: Saturday 4th of June 2011

Tweet Train to London. Newcastle was grey and our house was clean for our tenants a full 3 minutes before our mates Paul and Dee turned up to take us to the central station. London was scorching. Hooked up with … Continue reading

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Newcastle United Season 2010/11 Perspective 23.5.2011

Tweet Newcastle United 3 v West Brom 3 Perhaps time will throw some perspective at this game. Perhaps there will come a point where we can look at the final table for the 2010/11 season without thinking it tarnished and … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask Any More Stupid Questions

Tweet Last month we discussed why one should spend money one has not got on things one does not need. I say “we discussed” when meaning I rambled on like a drunken old goat while you waited patiently for some … Continue reading

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What Nobody Is Saying About Darren Bent

January 2011 Taken from The Mag 255 “What Nobody is Saying about Darren Bent” I tell you when we’re going to start worrying about sunderland? When they stop worrying about us. They nearly had me going for a while at … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings

Billy Furious I sit bleary-eyed before screen even more confused and befuddled than usual. It’s that strange hinterland betwixt Christmas and New Year where a reality bends, where you can drink yourself sober, where you might not have to get … Continue reading

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