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So long IT !

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Not buying a new telly

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It’s been pretty much three years to the day since I bought my flatscreen LCD Sony Bravia TV and already I’m thinking of replacing it. Or I was.

The Bravia was one of those impulse purchases I don’t normally get suckered for. I happened to be visiting Sainsbury’s for a tube of Anusol, a jar of gherkins and a value pack of toilet tissue, much to the amusement of the cashier despite my verbal assurance these items were unrelated, when I noticed a pile of Sony boxes which were attractively priced in one of those bullshit “when it’s gone, it’s gone” deals....

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Visiting: Paris

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We’ve been on a few European jaunts over the years but always to Spanish and Greek bucket 'n' spade resorts (with the exception of Italy in 2003) and always with the kids whose entertainment comes first and whose dietary requirements consist of little more than pizza or chips when on the continent. It was with some trepidation therefore when we booked a long weekend in Paris on our own as we would be outside of our usual comfort zone of Mediterranean weather, English-speaking resorts and family orientated restaurants.

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Someone else's porn

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There was something of a 'slow Friday' discussion at work today. My colleague, Sukhjeet the contractor, said he once found a black binbag full of mucky mags when clearing out a student house. It triggered some debate on whether or not he should have kept hold of the contents for his own entertainment.

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Not walking dogs

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Recently, while driving to work, I’ve been noticing the people out walking their dogs and it makes me wonder why anyone would become a dog owner. I fuckin’ hate dogs. All dogs. They’re noisy, smelly, dirty bastards and I’ll never understand why anyone would want one in their home, slobbering over the sofa, chewing up the remote controls and trying to fuck the cheese plant in the corner of the living room whenever the vicar visits.

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