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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Happy Birthday Tom Fog: Part 2

As previously mentioned, my birthday this year was somewhat overshadowed by the sudden death of rock legend, Lemmy. Following suit, David Bowie decided to drop down dead a few days later, and then Alan Rickman had the audacity to kick

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New Year’s Resolutions 2016

Only a mere 5 days into the new year and here are my resolutions for 2016 (mainly composed at the local Weatherspoon’s). The list will not include anything like “strive for global peace” or “do my bit to heal the

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