Other Stuff

Where Mr Uku tries to entertain with his thoughts on a variety of subjects.

Shiny Stuff Syndrome

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It is a fact, at least to people who know me, that I have a liking for many things. I very often start new hobbies, buy all the kit, and after a week or two I put it all away and never use it again. Among my friends, this is referred to as shiny stuff […]

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The Call Centre: Adventures in Depression

EDIT >> I don’t normally do this, but on re-reading this piece I’d ask you to ignore the bits about the TV show. It really isn’t relevant to the rest of the piece other than it reminded me of what an awful time I had. As you were. This week BBC3 began showing a new […]

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New Year: Resolutions & Wishes

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It’s New Year’s Eve and will soon be 2013. 2013! How the fuck did that happen? Last thing I remember was getting drunk, eating cheese and complaining about the weather. Suddenly it’s the new year and I don’t appear to have achieved anything. Again. Oh well, maybe 2013 will be different. Maybe I’ll finally get […]

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Kid Stare

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They call him, Kid Stare. I know that now but back then I had no idea. Back then I was an innocent. Back then I felt safe. It was a week ago and the weather was sunny, a perfect day for ride on my red trike. It had a long handle on the back and […]

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Custard Cream of Doom

Back in 2010, I was invited to write a short piece for the wonderful, but now sadly suspended, Encounters With Remarkable Biscuits. The following is the piece I produced, I thought you might like to see it. Send to Kindle

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