About Me

Politics:

Otherwise:

  • 2nd year history student
  • Tea by day; whisky by night
  • Friend has described me as being “like the schizophrenic from Fight Club, but cuddlier.”
  • Follow me on twitter @markcrawford0 
  • Send me an email

Please come back.

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39 Comments on “About Me”

  1. Thanks for the like on my post about “Love thy Neighbor.”

  2. Whisky brand of the night?

  3. Aberlour A’Búnnadh here… 😉

  4. and thnx as well for the following!…. I m just starting, to b honest, and most of my stuff is reposted but… it’s just lack of time to write with so much to read and learn!! 😛 (hope it sounded convincent enough!)

  5. newbabylonia says:

    Thanks for the like for my post on The Guardian!

  6. ManicDdaily says:

    Mark = I was a student at Jesus College, Oxford, many years ago! I am American –and was an early woman there. I actually ended dropping out after a year – I had my U.S. degree and got quite sick (physically) and home sick too. But it was so fun for me to see that you are there! I am sure it is very different now. (This was a very long time ago.)
    k.

  7. Harvey says:

    I strongly recommend Lagavulin cask strength.

  8. lizpurvis says:

    Love the title of your blog! Although I happen to agree that, while wonderful separately, together they aren’t pleasant at all!

  9. floodedroses says:

    Whoop, George Orwell 😀

  10. innamazing says:

    We both know I’ll be back…

  11. Tonight was a Bruichladdich night… the last dram!

    • Mark says:

      Oh, I’m jealous, hah. I have not given enough attention to my whisky lately. Might crack into a Chivas Regal…

      • … If you are going for a blended, Chivas is absolutely ok, but if I was you I’d try to find a bottle of Cutty Sark Emerald. It’ s been ages since I found that… but I remember it’s one that brings out a memory of a nice surprise and the unavoidable question “c’mon… r ye sure this is Cutty Sark’s?”

        btw…. talking abt emerald bottles… happy St. Padraigh’s!

  12. Rebel Rae says:

    Hi! Thanks for visiting my blog and the follow! 🙂

  13. JOnKEnna says:

    Great blog. You like whisky, you like Hitchens, you like Orwell, you like my blog… You’ll do for me. Pressed the FOLLOW button. Keep at it.

  14. cpatrick0311 says:

    Mark,

    Thanks for the follow. You’re blog is a great read and visually gorgeous. I appreciate the hard work you clearly put into your posts.

    I look forward to reading more.

  15. nakitaaudrey says:

    Thank you for visiting my blog. I love your writing. You’re clearly talented!

    • Mark says:

      Thank you so much for the kind words! I really enjoyed your blog too – especially your post on your visit to Israel. I was lucky enough to go there a couple of years ago.

  16. Ian Gardner says:

    Just express yourself mate! FREEDOM! 🙂

  17. strugglefortheworld says:

    Thanks for the comment and I’m glad you liked the Venezuela-Egypt post. You’ve got a great blog here. I like your nuanced take on things. Cheers.

  18. I nominated you for the versatile blogger award. And you can check it out here:
    http://almustarib.wordpress.com/2013/04/28/hey-wait-nominee-cest-moi-cmonnnn-s/

  19. nerdlight says:

    There is no specific place for this comment, but I would just like to compliment you on your choice of quote for your page subtitle! It’s an amazing book 🙂

    • Mark says:

      Yes it is! I wrote a bad review of it somewhere on my blog, but it definitely left an impression on me. Plus, I think the quote is so true haha!

  20. I don’t like whiskey. But I do like tea.

  21. ronarruejo says:

    I have very few opinions on politics outside the U.S. (due to lack of knowledge, not because I don’t care), but hopefully your blog will enlighten me to some of the political/electoral dynamics in the UK.


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