Andy G

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Andy is a self-righteous Guardian-reading philosopher. He uses excessive redundant and superfluous adjectives (and too many brackets).

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  • at 11:36 on 01-04-2015

    I also found Pride to be affecting and it's certainly a powerful story, but I did have some reservations. I found the heart-warming British comedy style to be slightly by-the-numbers and also ...

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  • at 14:14 on 29-03-2015

    I've had a quite interesting experience in testing the limits of genre recently. I've invited friends to a "science fiction and fantasy" themed costume party, which I thought was fairly self-e...

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  • at 16:59 on 13-03-2015

    I feel very close to your own thoughts, Arthur. I haven't read any Pratchett for years, but what I realised this week was that I've still read more books by him than any other author, at least...

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  • at 15:51 on 13-11-2014

    @Cheriola: Just don't try to get them to pronounce "Angela" correctly (or at least German-ly)! My particular bugbear recently has been the way that Angelique Kerber's surname gets pronounced.<...

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  • at 10:12 on 13-11-2014

    Anyone else seen Interstellar and mystified by the overwhelmingly ecstatic response? I thought it was dull, long, emotionally hollow and intellectually vapid. I generally like Nolan's films bu...

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  • at 22:53 on 10-11-2014

    A book that I translated earlier this year has just been released in English as an <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Paradise-Denied-survived-Journey-Eritrea-ebook/dp/B00O7X66WC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=U...

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