Today is the one-year anniversary of this blog. This also happens to be the 200th post, which is pretty good going, I think. And: it just about coincides with us finally getting the internet in our flat, so you can now probably expect even more frequent posting.
In honour of this happy day, I present my ten favourite posts so far, in no particular order. Oh, and you can vote for your favourite in the right hand column.
Swimming with Sharks
In which I get lambasted by a Welshman for wanting to risk my life.
The death of Mishima / the birth of new Hula Hoops
Musings on the suicide of a Japanese writer and a new breed of crisps.
We'll always hate
More bitching about housemate's good fortune.
Twenty-six alphabetical observations about the hallowed TV show. Could almost pass as, like, a real article.
The Sun says... Phwoar!
Britain's most popular newspaper gets the Goose treatment.
How I became haunted by a boy called Henry and his red shirt.
Last Morroco-related post, I promise
I'm actually really pleased with these pictures.
The shapes of Rothko
In which your correspondant goes to an art gallery and feels a bit queasy. That title was a pun on 'The Grapes of Wrath' by the way.
The Stockwell Flats
The flats looking utterly tasty. The post that started it all...
Don't write, speak or blink
A game of chess leads to a round of competitive anecdote-telling.