Thursday, January 17, 2019

How to veg out (without bragging about it)

The Nerd’s Last Word with Michael Bosley “I’ll stick to bacon, thanks!” reads the terse comment left on a Facebook advertisement for a vegan meat...

Week Seven – Bad news and bad motivation

It's amazing how motivation works. I've had a bad week this week. Until this point in my year-long quest that would see me losing three stone...

Elevators reach a whole new level – next stop… space

Space is quite hard to get into - it’s actually not the distance that’s the problem; after all, our atmosphere is only 300 miles...

Running down the drain

Running for My Life A blog by Jamie Hill Jamie is running the Birmingham Marathon for ICP Support on October 15. Here's his weekly blog about...

Every avalanche starts with a snowflake

I’m a snowflake. A lefty liberal snowflake. It’s the new buzzword that seems to be thrown around to dismiss someone in a debate as if...

Encyclopedia Ocelotica – Are you really remembering things correctly? Or is it all a...

Our memories are like a video tape, faithfully recording everything that we have experienced - these impressions are then filed carefully away so that...

Week Five – Losing half a stone with the grapefruit overdose

I'm sitting in a meeting. And I'm in pain. It's feels like I'm being stabbed by knitting needles in the stomach. I'm hoping this doesn't...

Guts for garter politics has to stop

A monthly rant by The Ocelot’s resident Grumpy Gruff The Goat. This month he tackles ‘politics and press’. Here’s the deal. You’re a politician. You...

Devizes gets set for festival

A Blog by Kieran Moore This year's  Devizes Festival is set to be one of the best yet, with its strong theatre, comedy and talks announcement,...

Up close and personal with Warhammer! The Ocelot investigates table top wargaming

Ben Fitzgerald paid a visit to Swindon’s Warhammer to get the lowdown on tabletop wargaming. In the olden days, before video games were a thing...
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