I first heard of Danny Wallace through some girl on the internet. She was cute, she was funny and she was different to the other girls I knew. We chatted on forums and things like MSN. She told me about Join Me and Are You Dave Gorman? I bought them both from WHSmith.
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A four piece rock/punk/indie band from Melbourne, The Smith Street Band have started to find a bit of a following with the release of their second album ‘Sunshine and Technology’.


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Tiny Tower is a game for iPhones (and similar devices) that is simple at heart but strangely addictive.
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There’s nothing more boring than reading a restaurant review from a city you’re not in, so if you’re not going to eat in Sydney, Australia, any time soon, there’s no reason for you to read about Young Alfred.
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They say when you go to another country you should try to immerse yourself in their culture, with particular emphasis on the food. In most western countries these days you can get an idea of what people in other parts of the world eat, although often not of the quality. The best falafel I’ve had by far was in Israel, making kebabs shops in the UK laughable. The street food in Thailand is better than anything I’ve had in a restaurant anywhere else.
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There aren’t many things I hate, but to balance out the last post (who wants a blog full of nothing but positive reviews?) I thought I’d write about something I don’t like.

I don’t like e-mail spam.
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It took me a while to work out how I’d start this blog. Starting it with a negative review didn’t seem very promising. Starting with a 7/10 seemed a bit bland. I needed to start with a 10, something that is amazing to me and something that makes me happy. Something that can make the bleakest day bearable and a bearable day great.

That thing is tea.
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