Author Archives: cwatsonshaw

The Great London Shutdown

It’s the summer extravaganza, that time of year again where our capital grinds to a halt under the oppressive unionize yolk, battling against the powers that be. 29C and rising. Sweat drips down my neck. I lean out into the … Continue reading

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The Commuter Brigade

Summer creeps through the window, back lit blue. Tufted white clouds move delicately, gliding horizon bound. Clear skies once more. No signs of rain. Stumbling from the house I valiantly head out into the burning sunlight, piercing my vision. Shafts … Continue reading

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A Misspent Youth – Manhood in the 21st Century

The giant six-foot three gym-going sarsen with perfectly manicured hair strides down the street, swagger in his step. He is the epitome of the 21st century man – machismo a plenty, well-groomed and well chiselled… or so he thinks. But … Continue reading

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The Art of Spotify – Something for Nothing

I remember it well. I was sitting in my student halls during my first year of University. It was early 2009. In typical student fashion my flatmate sold me Spotify with one word – ‘free’. At that time the service … Continue reading

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The Harvest Heroes

For the world over summer is the chance to jet away to foreign climes, to journey outside the office to parks, music festivals and sun soaked beaches. You can kick back, relax and take the opportunity to wear some suitable … Continue reading

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Post, Tag and Forget – Falling Out With Social Networking

I sit on the train and look around as I’m rattled and jarred out of London Euston. Head down, absorbed, I see a woman on her iPhone flicking through pictures of guys on Tinder, a teenager is on Facebook whilst … Continue reading

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