Author Archives: John Breakwell

Andrew Maxwell – Norden Farm

Andrew Maxwell is a lovely comedian who I haven’t been able to see live for years. My first experience was sitting in front of him at the rear of a plane back from Stockholm in 2008; we just assumed he … Continue reading

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Yamato Drummers

On a whim, I bought a ticket top see the Yamato Drummers at Reading’s Hexagon. No idea at the time what they were like although it would be fair to say I was confident there would be lots of hitting … Continue reading

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“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “Your dead hard drive.”

Several years ago (2011 maybe?), I bought an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive (2TB) so family had some shared storage for music etc. It became less used when I bought a Windows Home Server and eventually ended up unused … Continue reading

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Public Service Broadcasting – “The Race For Space”

I bought this album because I was intrigued by the QED 2018 conference write-up for main stage interview with J Willgoose Esq. I didn’t actually see the interview as it clashed with the panel discussion on Mormonism in the Park … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Dragon

I first bumped into Jonny Nexus at Dragonmeet way back in 2008. “Game Night? Sure, I’ll buy a copy.” Looking at the spider scrawl inside, I appear to have asked for a dedication for Sue so I could make the … Continue reading

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“Lies My Mother Never Told Me”

A couple of weeks ago I spotted a Tweet by esteemed local poet, AF Harrold, offering a free book in exchange for a retweet. Being a sucker for a bargain, I duly retweeted but went off to his website to … Continue reading

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Jelly writers (August)

Jelly Writers 2nd Tuesday of month, 6.30pm to 7.30pm Jelly Studios, Broad St Mall A group for adults who want to improve their creative writing. Join us for discussions of writing techniques, writing exercises and critiquing each other’s work. Please … Continue reading

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