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Decade

Avid followers of ITBOTN will know that my annual New Year’s Day tradition is to change all eighteen of the randomised header images on the blog to some of the best photos I have snapped over the previous twelve months. But we’re taking a slightly different tack on this occasion! […]

I ain’t bitter

[The below is my 500 word supporting statement to the Canon Media Awards judges that accompanied my entry in the category of ‘Best Blog Site’, submitted today. My chances of winning are zero anyway so I don’t see the harm in sharing it here!] Unfortunately, based on the criteria, categories, […]

2015

With 2015 almost at an end, the time has come once again to bore you with a year in review post. In previous years I have done this by going through every month and picking out a few highlights from each. But this year, like an anally retentive music collector […]

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

Hopefully you have noticed lately that I am not the only one talking rubbish around here anymore! Much to my delight John Palethorpe, a well-respected and established political blogger on his own Shinbone Star website, has generously agreed to come aboard and indulge his football passion on in-the-back-of-the.net. He started […]

New Year’s Resolutions: Take 4

Buon anno and welcome to 2015. As we enter the New Year, it’s time for my annual performance review. If you’ve never read one of these before, a word of warning: The purpose of the exercise here is not to produce a gripping yarn. Instead, it’s for me to publically […]