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The Headmaster Ritual

The following posts are excerpted from Corpun.Com, an online database of corporal punishment memories. (The Web: What is it good for? Absolutely everything.) All the anecdotes below refer to one...
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Rockin’ & Shockin’: Athens, London and Yorkshire

ROCKIN’: Traveling 4,500 miles for my first rock festival of the summer… SHOCKIN’: …The same weekend my local Hunter Mountain hosts its first ever weekend-long campground summer rock festival. ROCKIN’The...
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Rockin’ & Shockin’: Manchester, London and Athens

ROCKIN’: An overnight flight to Manchester, a chance to sleep five hours straight SHOCKIN’: Ever tried sleeping on a seat that won’t recline? (That’s what you get for sitting in...
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Tower Bridge Sunset

…Doesn’t have quite the same ring to it as Ray Davies’ Kinks classic about Waterloo Bridge, does it? But the architecture is a lot more stunning, that’s for sure. This...
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Bugger Off

The following conversation would be funny if it wasn’t… well, if the people caught on tape weren’t serious about their end goal. What’s the likelihood that the terrorists who attacked...
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Whose Regeneration?

A busy intersection on the formerly unfashionable side of a major global city river languishes, un(der)developed, until it becomes an eyesore, a blight on the city’s reputation as a world...
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Give The Man A Knighthood

“Was (Princess) Diana a good person? No, she was a muck-raking, fucking jealous little bitch, who married into a family knowing damn well that faith and love and truth are...
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Bexhill: The New Brighton?

Well, that might be stretching things a little, but with the recent £8 million restoration of its Modernist crown jewel, the De La Warr Pavilion, that formerly most dormant of...
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