2011 in Retrospect

Looking back over the year, I’ve had quite a good one. Scanning over last year’s 2011 resolutions – basically the same list every bloody year – I’ve ticked a few of them off in the last 12 months. Here are

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Tom Fogarty Poem

I’ve had some dark days (and nights) recently, and I don’t want this to turn in to some dreary emo/gothic blog. So with that in mind, I’m going to take a little break – until I have some funny stories

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Spider Web Design – Movember 2011

It’s been a really long and tricky week this week – work has been a proper ballache for sure. Tonight is Friday night, but I’m too tired to go out (not too mention too skint). Paradoxically, I’m too wired to

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Music Journalism

Video - Music Journalism

I’m now a music journalist for Penny Black Music (as well as being a web designer/developer, home tattooist, raconteur, artist etcetera). I’ve only done 4 reviews so far, and I don’t have my own section on the site yet, but

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Tom Fogarty: Music Journalist

BREAKING NEWS JUST IN… I am now a music journalist. Well, sort of. I’ve been taken on as a writer for Penny Black Music. It’s not paid work, but I will get to go to free gigs and write about

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Recap

Not blogged in over a week. This is partly because there is lots going on, and there is nothing going on (any paraphrasing of Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities is merely accidental). That sounded shit didn’t it? The main reason

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Ego Surfing (because I’m worth it)

I did a little bit of “ego surfing” last night before bed. And why not? I’ve mentioned before that I’ll never be top of the rankings for “Tom Fogarty” – as there’s just too many famous Tom Fogartys about. Some

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The Camera Never Lies

Everyone wants to be a looker, but some of us aren’t. Some of us are lucky, and can make up for it with banter and comedy – but the camera never lies. If you’re attractive, you don’t need to make

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New Blog – Spider Web Design

So I’ve been having problems with my hosting company. The redirects I’ve set up only seem to work when they want to. My sub-domains hardly ever work and now I’ve found out I’m nearly out of space. This is a

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Dulcet Tones

If you’re fed up with your life, and really depressed – to the extent where you’ve lost all hope for the future – you could try calling the Samaritans. And if – even they, cannot help – you may well

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