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I think about things that other people don't even consider thinking about

Thoughts on… the Thirteenth Doctor being female

I’ve been having debates with many people about the prospect of the next Doctor in Doctor Who being female. Rather than keep repeating myself, I’m going to write my argument here. Yes, it’s plausible It has been established in the show that Time Lords can regenerate into different genders. It was hinted at in the classic era…

Thoughts on… tidy rooms

It’s my birthday tomorrow (woo!) so I’ve got a few friends coming over to my house and we’re going out for a meal. Since two of them have never been to my house before, I’ve made an effort and tidied my room. I don’t really tend to keep my room very tidy. It’s not so…

Thoughts on… Grumbleweeds

Today I heard a song on the radio called When We Were Young by Adele. It caught my attention because I recognised the lyrics in the chorus. Why did I recognise them? Because I’d written them, that’s why! Have a listen to this bit of the song: Now, way back in 2014, I started writing…

Thoughts on… compliments

I have recently come to realise that I’m not very good with compliments – giving or receiving them. I guess it’s probably because of my Aspergers, but I’m very sceptical about compliments. Before I continue, this article isn’t intended for anyone in particular. It’s more for me to ‘hash it out’ so I can learn…

Thoughts on… Timothy Spall

For a long time now I’ve been writing up my dreams on this blog. However, there is one dream that I have neglected to mention. Usually when I have a dream, as soon as I wake up I make notes so that I don’t forget it. For the dream in question, I didn’t make any…

Thoughts on… LinkedIn

So I get an email today saying ‘Tim has endorsed you for a skill: illustrator’. Has he? That’s jolly nice of him. But I have a few questions. Firstly, who is Tim? I recognised his full name – which I’m not going to write here for security reasons – but I can’t remember where I…

Thoughts on… looking my age

At the time of writing this, I’m 23, but not everyone seems to agree with me on that. 19 – Yesterday evening I was out walking the dog and a man stopped me to compliment my waistcoat and ask where I got it from. He said he wanted them to come back into fashion and…

Thoughts on… being buried alive

I’ve thought about dying many times before. I don’t mean I’ve contemplated suicide, I mean I’ve thought about what I would do if I ever did die – not a lot I imagine. But before I die I will make sure there are things in place that will leave a little legacy and allow me…

Thoughts on… my songs

When I first started writing songs, I never really played them to anyone other than Mike. It was more to entertain myself and that’s the way it’s always been; I write for me, I write what I think is funny or clever and if someone else enjoys it then that’s great. After a few years…

Thoughts on… stealing from Dunelm

Before we get started, I’d like to make it clear that I’m not actually endorsing the idea that you steal from Dunelm, I merely want to point out how easy it would be if one did fancy some free homeware. Last week, I bought my mother a photo frame from the Dunelm round the corner from…

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Thoughts on… naming instruments

Yesterday, I bought my colleague, Laura, a ukulele for her birthday. She loved it and decided to call it Peggy. I rather like that name, it’s a good pun for those who know about instruments (the bit you turn at the top to tune a guitar/ukulele is called a tuning peg). This got me thinking:…

Thoughts on… The Naughty Duck

When I was young, there was one character that frightened me. An animal that scared the willies out of me every time I saw it. Who was this terrifying beast I hear you ask. It was none other than… The Naughty Duck. What do you mean you’ve never heard of him? I guess I should…

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