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About lenty

22 year old medical statistician living in London. I love drone music, F1, politicians and reading fantasy/sci-fi/dystopian fiction. Generally I post about a mixture of all the above plus the movies I watch!

My top music of 2011

It seems unlikely that I’m going to hear any new music before the end of the year so time to join boomkat, et al and find some semblence of order in the random variety of records I’ve purchased this year. … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

It seems like every single person on the tube must have read this book at one stage or another. It’s certainly the series I recognise the most, partly a result of the unusual size and cover design since the Millennium … Continue reading

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Adam Curtis on nuclear energy

Via Ben Goldacre comes this fantastic spot about a previous Adam Curtis documentary. I’ve been steadily working my way backwards through these and it’s amazing just how prescient Adam is at times. Seeing something like the Power of Nightmares is … Continue reading

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The Wise Man’s Fear

The Wise Man’s Fear is the second book in the Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss and aside from the alleged release date of Dance of Dragons (I’ll believe it when it’s in my hands!) was probably the most anticipated fantasy … Continue reading

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Prisoner Ben on hunger strike

Just after things finally start looking up with Ben reaching open prison this happens. It’s worth bearing in mind that this isn’t just an isolated case who we happen to hear about. This sortof bullshit happens continually to all prisoners. … Continue reading

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Dan Wells on Social Network

Dan isn’t one of those bloggers who tries to say something everyday (*ahem*), instead he blogs when he has something to say. This usually results in excellent posts which are insightful and thought provoking. Particularly enjoyed reading his post comparing … Continue reading

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UKIP Resurgence

UKIPs Barnsley byelection result was a bit of a surprise and despite the frantic spin must have come as a bit of a shock to the Lib Dems. To come in 6th place behind a independent candidate can only be … Continue reading

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