Category Archives: Birthday

My 43rd birthday

So 2016 is finally over. The positives from the screwed-up year: I discovered that my Game Boy and all my games for it are still working, Thistle Weir Ladies (Partick Thistle’s women’s team, for those not familiar with them) won … Continue reading

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My 42nd birthday

I saw the new year / my 42nd birthday in watching Old Grey Whistle Test: 70s Gold on Yesterday. For my birthday I got an interesting-looking book – H Is For Hawk by Helen Macdonald – plus money and chocolate. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015

For Christmas I got Ian McMillan’s book Neither Nowt Nor Summat, Volume 13 of Doctor Who: The Complete History – about the making of The Mind Robber (my favourite Who story ever), The Invasion and The Krotons – plus money … Continue reading

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My 41st birthday

For my 41st birthday on Thursday I got £35, two books (Paul Morley’s The North and Charlie Brooker’s Dawn Of The Dumb) and a big bar of chocolate. I also got an email containing a birthday message from Iker Casillas … Continue reading

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My 40th birthday

I turned 40 on Wednesday. I got a nice spring water spray with crystals in it, some money, a big bar of chocolate and a fascinating book called Constable Colgan’s Connectoscope by ex-policeman-turned-QI-elf Stevyn Colgan.

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