Category Archives: Articles

  1. Holiday special: Ksamil, Albania

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    August 28, 2017 by Mark Burton

    In Corfu, the taxi driver just laughed at us. “Albania!” He chuckled through his third cigarette of the 20 minute …
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  2. The General Election Player Ratings 2017

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    June 7, 2017 by Mark Burton

    As I have literally nothing original to add to this squalid, tawdry election, and certainly nothing that will change any …
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  3. Satire pointless

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    February 1, 2017 by Mark Burton

    One of the unexpected downsides of the world going collectively insane is that it affords very little opportunity for comedy. …
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  4. High Alps Challenge -a week of going up mountains on a bicycle

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    July 24, 2014 by Mark Burton

    So here it is then, the write up that literally three of you have all been waiting for. As you …
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  5. Cycling Training 1: London to Brighton*

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    May 31, 2014 by Mark Burton

    *nearly. I’m pleased to announce that Alps training has started in earnest. Today I embarked upon the challenging 85km route …
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  6. Stupid decision #6,322: Cycling the Alps

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    May 12, 2014 by Mark Burton

    You’d have thought I’d have learned not to yes to charity challenges without thinking after the previous travails of Skydiving …
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  7. ‘Anyone throwing American footballs will be ejected from the cinema’ – The Room, Prince Charles Cinema

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    November 17, 2013 by Mark Burton

    You just know it’s going to be a good night when that’s up on the screen don’t you? And it …
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