Author Archives: zanyzigzag

Pond Life

So this evening I took a picnic dinner to the park after work. It was still beautifully sunny and warm. I found myself a bench in a quiet corner of the park and ate my dinner. I messed about on … Continue reading

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Video Killed The Radio Star…Or Did It?

Last weekend I was having a discussion with some friends about the quality of British television. Our main conclusion was that most of the programmes broadcast in this country seem to be reality TV shows, game/quiz shows, adaptations of classic … Continue reading

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Cooking On Gas

About a year or so ago I decided that I wanted to get better at cooking. Although I was capable of making basic meals, I very rarely bothered cooking something entirely from scratch, because frankly it seemed an awful lot … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Job Makes

I was planning to write a post about food and my new love of cooking, but I’ve been reading and listening to so many different things related to that subject recently that I was finding it difficult to condense my … Continue reading

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On Unemployment, Or, The Government Are Shitheads

I did think about writing a blogpost on this subject before, but it would have been so dull and miserable and whiny that everyone who read it would almost certainly have wanted to punch me in the face – not … Continue reading

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Propaganda – Power & Persuasion

I haven’t written a blogpost since February. So much for my New Year’s Resolution of writing one every month! I am going to attempt to salvage something from the wreckage by doing at least a couple of posts before the … Continue reading

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National Student Psychiatry Conference

Almost two weeks ago I went to the National Student Psychiatry Conference, which took place at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. I heard about it through a friend of mine and decided that since I live very close to … Continue reading

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The Great Exhibition of 1851

Before I begin, I would first like to wish a Happy New Year to anyone who happens to be reading this blog! I have written blogposts on a fairly regular basis for the past couple of years, but there was … Continue reading

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GAGA OOH LA LA

Two weeks ago @MahlerMad and I went to see Lady Gaga at Twickenham stadium. Having been to the Last Night of the Proms the night before and thus not going to bed till 2am, we were in a pretty sorry … Continue reading

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Sporting Stories before Bedtime – a review

Seeing as I haven’t written a blog for AGES – not since June, if memory serves – I thought I would post this review I’ve just written for the PGW Society of the Sporting StoriesĀ before Bedtime eventĀ I went to see … Continue reading

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