T2 Trainspotting – Film Review

** Includes spoilers ** Everyone knows that sequels are rubbish – with the exception of a few films like the Godfather or Evil Dead follow ups – they generally disappoint. The trouble is when the first movie in a series is good, the

Read more ›

New Year’s Resolutions 2017

People usually make their New Year’s Resolutions in the first few days of January, but real life was put on hold for me at the beginning of 2017 as I was finishing a 4-week trip to South East Asia (sorry

Read more ›

2016 in Review (or why you shouldn’t wax your balls at home)

I usually write a roundup of my shit life at the end of each year, and this time I’m doing it slightly earlier than usual as I’m buggering off to Vietnam for a month in just a few days time.

Read more ›

Movember 2016

It’s been a couple of years since I last took part in Movember. Partly because I lead a hectic city lifestyle and I just don’t have the time to grow a ‘tache these days, but also because my last effort

Read more ›

Photoshop Tattoos 2014

Back in 2010 – in a time before I had many tattoos or could grow a proper moustache – I was bored one night and decided to add ink to my torso digitally using Photoshop. The results were as diabolical

Read more ›

Tom’s Top Halloween Jokes

With Halloween just around the corner, I thought it might be nice to share with you some of my favourite Halloween jokes you can play this year. Fun for all the family! 1. Go to an expensive chain super market

Read more ›

Seven Years

Last week I received a letter from the bank informing me that I have been paying my mortgage for seven years and summarised the payments I have made thus far. This was a bit of a surprise to me as

Read more ›

List Mania 10: Things I Hate

In his latest (and rather good) book, The Road to Little Dribbling, Bill Bryson proposes the idea of what he calls “Reflex Loathing“. This notion is simply that that everyone should be allowed to choose “a dozen or so things

Read more ›

35

The 3rd of July this year marked the 45th anniversary of Jim Morrison’s death. As controversial frontman of The Doors, Morrison was my first rock hero, and played no small part in introducing me to 60s rock music when I

Read more ›

Tom Fog Be Damned

Back in August 2015 I listed out all the bands I have ever seen, and those that I still want to see before I die. On 20th May 2016 I ticked a big one off my to-do list because I

Read more ›