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Life Theatre

Does chocolate affect singing?

Back in 2016 I wrote an article about the apparent truth that coffee, and caffeine in general, affects a singing voice.

Well, now, having been told numerous times the same about chocolate, it’s time to explore this one too. So, does chocolate affect a singing voice?

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Life

Yeah. That me.

I recently saw on Instagram the following, labelled as “Kids who grew up feeling lonely may become adults who…”.

I feel seen.

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Life

A Christmas story: a book, a frame, my wife and a courier

My wife loves books. She loves Agatha Christie. And she loves pictures on the wall. So what could be better than to combine then all?

A company named Spineless Classics sells a number of prints that are made up of the words from classic books. Seeing they had A Murder on the Orient Express, I thought it would make the ideal present.

But things did not go smoothly.

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Automattic Life

What’s on my desk? 2022 edition!

A year later and more desk changes! I took the opportunity of my sabbatical this year to move things around, particularly on the walls, whilst also removing a number of things from the desk itself. Add to that some new tech and it’s a different workspace for 2022.

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Life

Honest advertising?

I’m constantly surprised by how honest some UK advertisers are being, without the general public realising what they’re saying.

Take BT. They will charge you EXTRA to have a broadband backup service, referring to when your internet goes down as a “broadband nightmares”. It’s YOUR PRODUCT.

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