Half Man Half Biscuit

17 Jul 19
Fire-Side Tales

Disclaimer: Though the story contained herein, and many of its characters, are of my own creation, the world in which it takes place is not. The lands of the Forgotten Realms, or Faerun to those among you more familiar, are owned by Wizards of the Coast who are in turn owned by Hasbro. The rain […]

16 Jul 19
Random Scottish History

Saints Speratus and his companions, martyrs, 3d century. St Marcellina, eldest sister of St Ambrose, about 400. St Alexius, confessor, 5th century. St Ennodius, bishop of Pavia, confessor, 521. St Turninus, confessor, 8th century. St Leo IV., pope and confessor, 855.   Born. – Adrian Reland, oriental scholar and author, 1676, Ryp, North Holland.  Died. […]

16 Jul 19
Anywhere RV

[ad_1] Legacies can fade over time, but such doesn’t seem to be the case for hometown hero Riley Howell. About two and a half months have passed since the Waynesville native charged a gunman in a UNC-Charlotte classroom, ultimately sacrificing his own life to save the lives of his classmates. While national news outlets spoke […]

16 Jul 19
Lottie’s 8 months in Malaysia

You’d think I’d loose weight during Ramadan, fasting everyday and all that, but I probably managed to gain at least half a stone. You may be surprised but for a month of fasting, there seems to b a lot of food during Ramadan and don’t get me started on Hari Raya!! Our experience of Ramadan […]

16 Jul 19
Arcynewsy

At this time it could be considered one of the best and most uncertain times of theoretical physics. This is what Symmetry heard in interviews with 10 junior faculty in the field. After reaching the age of majority during the preparation period and the first executions of the Large Hadron Collider, these researchers found that […]

16 Jul 19
The Runton Diaries

In which we contemplate the passing of time and loss of childhood.

16 Jul 19
Cut and Paste

CHAPTER THREE   G’day and welcome   Finn spent most of their five hour stopover at Singapore airport holding Sindy’s hair back, whilst she was sick in the ladies loos. Duncan didn’t mind. They had free internet hubs and he spent his whole time playing Super Mario. His eyes were beginning to glaze over a […]

15 Jul 19
Measure Fruitfulness, Results that Matter

Time to Quit? by Henny Jane Thormoset Book 1: We’re Home! I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit. —Jesus[1] Chapter 10 Plans I have come in order that you might have life—life in all its fullness. —Jesus[2] March-April 1997 Brazzaville, Impfondo, Republic of Congo Back in May, 1993, over 40 of us had […]

15 Jul 19
Gutter Magi

“You gonna kick that thing or what?” I was staring at a bucket. Wrought iron, about knee high. Big ol’ thing. Could probably kill someone with that.  “Why does my mind always wander to violence, man?” “Beats me, man. Maybe it’s just the default state of things. How it all ends up eventually. Easy answers […]

15 Jul 19
MIMR

In another preview feature ahead of the upcoming Deco Records Double Dayer gigs, MIMR were thrilled to catch up with Mike, one half of one of our favourite punk duo’s, the chaotically, brilliant Crapsons We chatted about trips to Ireland, upcoming gigs and potted plants MIMR: It’s great and a pleasure to have Crapsons back […]

15 Jul 19
Queens Distance Runners

The following was authored by Vikram Singh, an all-around great person to be around with. Besides running ultras, he has shown great improvements as an athlete and as a person. He won the Marisol Mendez Volunteer of the Year and Most Selfless Teammate awards at this past year’s QDR Club Night Gala event, and those […]

15 Jul 19
The Foreign Life of Clemmie

All countries are different. In France, they fuel their balanced diets with jam, bread and croissants every morning. In Spain, they think that halting work for a 3pm daily nap should be a human right. In the US, they think that it’s a great idea to put a badly tanned imbecile in office. Well, in […]

15 Jul 19
paletteoflife

Continued from ‘Jab We Visited Kedarnath’ Day 3 Badrinath We straightaway took off for our next halt – Auli. Thankfully it was a long journey because I slept for most of it and woke up when the loo had turned into a pleasant breeze. I rolled down the window and felt my fatigue of hours […]

15 Jul 19
Sufficient Living

Textual jazz "You gonna kick that thing or what?" I was staring at a bucket. Wrought iron, about knee high. Big ol' thing. Could probably kill someone with that. "Why does my mind always wander to violence, man?" "Beats me, man. Maybe it's just the default state of things. How it all ends up eventually. […]