Monthly Archives: February 2012

Full Stop

Dan’s father was killed this weekend in a tragic accident. [updated with funeral info and photo] Continue reading

The Course, Of Course

Dan talks a little about his counselling course, about one of the exercises he’s enjoyed taking part in, and tells a joke about three psychotherapists that walk into a bar. But that’s not the joke. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day


How did you spend your Valentine’s Day? Dan spent his with the people he loves the most, eating and drinking and being merry. Continue reading

Monogamy and Mathematics


Dan proposes an optimal solution for finding yourself the best partner for your monogamous relationship, using mathematics! He takes no responsibility for the quality of your relationships should you actually follow this advice. Continue reading

Argh! It Burns! Night 2012


The Earthlings celebrate their second Argh! It Burns! Night, with a meal of haggis, neeps, and tatties, lots of whisky, and readings of some of the worst fanfiction imaginable. Continue reading

Touring Scotland

The week before last, Dan spent driving around Scotland: climbing, walking, drinking and laughing. Continue reading

On This Day In 2011


As part of the On This Day series, Dan looks back over the last year that he’s been running, a service that makes it easy and painless for British citizens to change their name (and have that name legally-recognised) Continue reading

The Artist


Dan and Ruth go to the cinema to see The Artist, and Dan shares his thoughts on it. Continue reading