Ian Pople

Is Danny dire?

Prince Harry seems to be a decent chap and Meghan is a very hot fine actress; but these two aside I have little enthusiasm for the Royal Family. Danny Baker also seems to be a decent chap. He’s funny, smart, inventive and a huge music buff. He’s also a football lover, a very readable journalist, …

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My Colonoscopy: A Gut-Wrenching Tale Full Of Twists And Turns

At 9:00 this morning (3rd May 2019), my wife, Rachel, gleefully inserted a long plastic tube into my anus along with what seemed like a vat full of potent, fast-acting fluid. Why? I hear you ask. No, it’s not the weird West Country sex-game some of you are imagining; today is my Bowel Cancer Screening …

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2018 – The Acoustic Egg Box Top 20 Albums Of The Year

In an annual tradition that’s rapidly taking on as much importance as the Queen’s Christmas Message, remembering to remove the plastic bag containing the turkey giblets, and avoiding Mrs Brown and her Boys until they’ve all been imprisoned on a remote Scottish island without any form of communication, I bring you the first instalment of …

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2017 – The Acoustic Egg Box Top 20 Albums Of The Year (Part Two: 10-1)

So here we are then, the ten best albums of 2017 as decided by the sole judging panel that is The Acoustic Egg Box. It was great to see new acts like Bette Smith and Childhood releasing music that bodes well for their future success, an outfit as hard-working and talented as Stone Foundation FINALLY …

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