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7 Reasons This Poster Frustrates Me So

7 Reasons This Poster Frustrates Me So

1.  It’s Quicker By Rail. I’m sure it was, 75 years ago. Sadly, given the fact that my last foray on a train took a good deal longer than it took Neil Armstrong to get to the moon, I would suggest times have changed. And not for the better. It’s frustrating that this poster would now have to say, ‘It’s Quicker By Rail (Unless You Meet A Cow)’. 2.  It Oozes Frenchness. This isn’t my usual anti-France...

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7 Reasons Whitstable Is A Bit Strange

7 Reasons Whitstable Is A Bit Strange

I don’t know. Maybe I caught the place on a bad day, but my goodness, there are some strange people there. I mean really, really strange. 1.  The Conversations. “Have you heard from your friends in Iceland?” “Oh, well not since the last time.” 2.  The Stall Owners. “Would you like a picnic?” As chat-up lines go, this is quite forward. No introductions. Just straight in there, “Would you like a picnic?” I replied no, at...

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Russian Roulette Sunday: Nobody Likes A Smartarse

Russian Roulette Sunday: Nobody Likes A Smartarse

The phrase, “nobody likes a smartarse” is wrong.  People do like smartarses: Look at the popularity of Stephen Fry. Nobody likes this man? We, the team at 7 Reasons, have decided to debunk this abjectly wrong saying via the medium of Facebook.  If you like a smartarse – or are a smartarse who is liked – visit this new Facebook page and click the Like button.  That’ll show the vacuous, unimaginative...

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Guest Post: 7 Reasons Dolphins Are The Physical Embodiment Of Evil

Guest Post: 7 Reasons Dolphins Are The Physical Embodiment Of Evil

The 7 Reasons sofa tour of the USA takes another break this week as we head back to Blighty. Desperately in need of tea (Jon) and coffee (Marc) we have parked up in Manchester. By pure coincidence this also happens to be the home of perennial 7 Reasons guest writer, Liz Gregory. Luckily we arrive whilst Liz is tackling dolphins. Not literally of course, just literarily. I’m sure you do it already, but here is a reminder that you can read...

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