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Eat, Pray, Love: When is it too late for travelling?, Notebook

Eat, Pray, Love: When is it too late for travelling?

I’ve always been dubious about taking the “gap yah” that many pre and post students take. I find myself wondering if it’s just a glorified extended holiday where more often than not the same places are visited and similar people are sought out.

By | Notebook | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 6:00 am

Motorcycle Diaries – Ducati Hypermotard 796 Review, Notebook

Motorcycle Diaries – Ducati Hypermotard 796 Review

My first review for Bikechannel.com, check it out to see what I think of this sweet little machine!

By | Notebook | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 6:00 am

The year of the rabbit, Notebook

The year of the rabbit

Fireworks, fanfare, festivities and folklore as China sees in the New Year

By | Notebook | Thursday, 3 February 2011 at 1:58 pm

Chapter 2: ‘Marcus Marcus and the Hurting Heart’, Notebook

Chapter 2: ‘Marcus Marcus and the Hurting Heart’

The second chapter to Rab Fulton’s novel ‘Marcus Marcus and the Hurting Heart’, a ghostly murder mystery set in the distant future. Inspired by Sophocles – with a nod to Erle Stanley Gardner and Douglas Adams – it is a tale of treachery and blood…We’ll be posting two chapters of his new novel on the Independent every week

By | Notebook | Thursday, 3 February 2011 at 10:29 am

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Digital Digest

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By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 3 February 2011 at 10:20 am

Motorcycle Diaries – Round up of MotoGP Test at Sepang, where the Hair Bear finishes top!, Notebook

Motorcycle Diaries – Round up of MotoGP Test at Sepang, where the Hair Bear finishes top!

So after the first proper test of the MotoGp season are we any closer to knowing who will be doing what during this season?
Well yes, its pretty damn obvious Honda are super fast, Pedrosa and Stoner looking immense (especially when you consider Stoner has not had long to get used to his new [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 2 February 2011 at 2:23 pm

Chapter 1: ‘Marcus Marcus and the Hurting Heart’, Notebook

Chapter 1: ‘Marcus Marcus and the Hurting Heart’

The first chapter to Rab Fulton’s novel ‘Marcus Marcus and the Hurting Heart’, a ghostly murder mystery set in the distant future. Inspired by Sophocles – with a nod to Erle Stanley Gardner and Douglas Adams – it is a tale of treachery and blood…We’ll be posting each chapter of his new novel on the Independent

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 1 February 2011 at 3:39 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

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By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 1 February 2011 at 11:15 am

Egypt: Is the social network taking up arms?, Notebook

Egypt: Is the social network taking up arms?

Mark Zuckerberg claims on his Facebook page that he is motivated by the desire to “make the world a more open place”. Likewise, Twitter boasts the best way to immediately get “what’s new in your world.” I doubt either of them would have suspected this though. It seems they are getting their wish, but with surprisingly powerful and violent consequences; we have moved into the era of the socially networked revolution, and we are all the better for it.

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 1 February 2011 at 11:09 am

Swapping unwanted pregnancies for Chlamydia, Notebook

Swapping unwanted pregnancies for Chlamydia

We’re a nation of binge-drinking, foul mouthed, lazy-arsed chavs who spend your money on widescreen televisions, booze, fags and McDonalds. We are also very good at producing offspring long before we are supposed to. What do we do to stop the breeding? A magic pill.
The morning-after pill. To some, it’s a saviour, to others, [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 31 January 2011 at 10:26 pm

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