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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

Tax That!

In these times of political change, it is uncertain what the future has in store for Britain financially and politically. Will Brexit lead to a stronger economic stability down the line and a new age of prosperity, or will the

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Tom’s Guide to Dealing with Stress

Tom Fogarty - Stress

Modern life can be stressful for all manner of reasons – work, money, bills, relationships, housing etcetera. At times we can all get down about these common pressures – it’s a natural response to genuine or perceived crises that we

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Support Your Local Fence

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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