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"Tom Blogarty" is scatalogical, humorous, and geeky. He likes to swear - a lot - and tends to rant (especially when drunk). #jokingnotjoking

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World War II Stretcher Fence - Camberwell

Anyone who grew up in south London (or has passed through on occasion) should be familiar with the distinctive wire fences that line the front of social housing blocks; they are very unusual in design, yet somehow manage to be

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Tom’s Guide to SEO

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is a way of fine-tuning your website’s content so that it appears higher in the search engine results when people browse for information online. One of the ways to do this is to

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Resurrection Fest 2017

I went to Resurrection Fest in July, a small(ish) rock festival in Northern Spain. The festival focuses predominately on extreme rock – heavy metal, black metal, punk and HXC (hardcore punk), and has previously featured the likes of Iron Maiden,

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I Spy… Graffiti

Halfway through the year and I struggled to find a topic to write about this month; I’ve not been up to much recently – I’ve not been to any gigs or seen any new films – and I didn’t want

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Even Tattoos Fade (so don’t get lippy)

Tom Fogarty - Lip Tattoo

Apart from dating and the very occasional one-night stand, I’ve not had a proper girlfriend for about 8 years (a period of time that has slipped by alarmingly quickly). The girl in question was a co-worker at the time –

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The Return of The Gary Glitter Twitter Bot

“Hello, hello! It’s good to be back, it’s good to be back!” First off, the obligatory disclaimer: I am not a nonce and I do not condone kiddie-fiddling. Gary Glitter did have some good tunes though. Back in 2010, my

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Tom’s Taxidermy

If like me, you have a keen interest in dead things – and more to the point – if you have always wanted to know what it’s like to try taxidermy, read on… Bart’s Pathology Museum houses over 5,000 medical

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Tom’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

With VD just around the corner (or as it is also sometimes known, Valentine’s Day), I thought I’d take the opportunity to pass on some of my vast dating experience and share a few handy tips to really make the

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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

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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

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