For Pete's Sake Taking my own name in vain!

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Up, Up & Away!

I’ve been meaning to write a blog post about this for the past couple of weeks whilst things were still fresh in the mind however the balloon flight I took earlier this month is one of those life experiences which...

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Testing 1, 2

Like buses it seems two betas I’m involved in have come at once. For the last week or so I’ve been messing around playing Bungie’s newest game; Destiny. Then not long after Apple launched their public beta of OS X...

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Congratulations Germany

A stunning extra-time goal from Mario Goetze was enough for Germany to win the World Cup for a fourth time. With penalties looming, Goetze, a second-half substitute for Miroslav Klose, expertly controlled Andre Schuerrle’s cross with his chest before volleying...

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That Last Little Bit

It’s an odd thing to explain this one especially when one considers how far I’ve come. When we visited England last month those who hadn’t seen me in the intervening years first observation was usually my weight loss. It was...

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Back to Blighty

It’s been a wee while coming but for pretty much the entirety of June the family and I visited friends and relatives back home in England. Whilst I did pop back last year for my Grandma’s funeral this was our...

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Winds of Change at Man Utd

Louis van Gaal has been named as Manchester United manager, with Ryan Giggs as his assistant. Van Gaal, 62, has signed a three-year contract to succeed David Moyes. The Dutchman, who has won titles with Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and...