Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Dolphin: East London’s Best-Loved Cattlemarket

For anyone that’s spent a portion of their life in East London, the Dolphin is an institution that at some point you’ve fallen through the door of. Before you move to E2 or E8 it’s a hallowed sort-of-place, spoken about … Continue reading

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Caroline #2

I was going to Green Man festival on the Friday.  The day before, me and the girl I thought I was going to marry broke up.  I had the bit between my teeth. Me and Caroline met in the crowd … Continue reading

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Caroline

Last night I went out with Caroline. We’ve been casually dating, on-and-off since the summer. I think she would probably like the relationship to develop further, though I’m being very non-committal and she hasn’t mentioned anything so I’m happily splashing … Continue reading

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Zara

I was at Camp Bestival with my brother and his two sons. We’d had a brilliant first day, pleasantly unsullied by booze.  My youngest nephew started the tantrums about 9pm, so we took them back to the tent, and after … Continue reading

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Harriett

I met Harriett outside the Jolly Butcher pub in Stoke Newington, I’d been drinking for 12 hours, the last of which had been spent seeing off a g of liberally chopped Hackney Bolivian with a guy called Nick who had … Continue reading

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Lara

I met Lara in the Coach and Horses in Soho.  She had short hair, a sandpapery Northern accent and a chip on her shoulder.  At 36 she was 9 years older than me-a definite plus point. She was clearly extremely … Continue reading

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