Monthly Archives: January 2006

Landmark Trust, Martello Tower, Aldeburgh

Darren and myself have just spent two days discussing business strategy at the Martello tower that the Landmark Trust own in Aldeburgh. It was extremely productive, and Martello Tower itself is an amazing place. Built to keep Napolean out it … Continue reading

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Telegraph Fantasy Football password

The Telegraph Fantasy Football password for the week starting Wednesday 25th January and ending 31st January is WINNER

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Meanwhile, at the client meeting…

We all recognise this situation:

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Parreira Tapas Bar, Leyton

Leyton isn’t exactly oversupplied for restaurants so a trip out on a Saturday evening is inevitably going to lead here at some point. Even at this peak time, the place wasn’t particularly crowded but there were enough people there to … Continue reading

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Telegraph Fantasy Football password

The Telegraph Fantasy Football password for Wednesday, 19th January until 24th January is FORTUNE.

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Gordon Strachan – Football Manager and Comic Genius

On Wayne Rooney… “It’s an incredible rise to stardom; at 17 you’re more likely to get a call from Michael Jackson than Sven Goran Eriksson.” Reporter: “Gordon, can we have a quick word please?” Strachan: “Velocity” [walks off] Reporter: So, … Continue reading

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Play Poker – win some Shat

GoldenPalace.com have bought William Shatner’s kidney stone, so there’s no better reason to sign up with them I reckon. BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Actor Shatner sells kidney stone

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Leyton Orient 1-2 Northampton Town

After the exhilaration of the FA Cup win over Fulham, it was back down to earth with a tough home match against Northampton Town. Martin Ling said before the match that he expected Northampton to reach the playoffs this season … Continue reading

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Chuck Norris is hard because…

All these stories should be conclusive proof that Chuck Norris is hard: Chuck Norris does not hunt because the word hunting infers the probability of failure. Chuck Norris goes killing. Chuck Norris counted to infinity – twice. When the Boogeyman … Continue reading

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Photos from Vietnam, 3 of 3

A cup of tea I bought in Cat Tien national park, which cost 1000 dong (just over 3p): The view from the bar in Cat Tien park: We spent the night at the ranger’s lodge at Crocodile Lake in the … Continue reading

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