Author Archives: Paul Sinha

About Paul Sinha

Trundling along, quizzing,joking and watching a lot of sport.

Motor neurone disease.

 In Britain we call it motor neurone disease, and umbrella term that describes a number of neurodegenerative disorders. For those with long memories it was the condition that saw off one of Britain’s most beloved screen stars David Niven. In … Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph and how not to write about comedy

 It can’t be easy being Mark Monahan and Dominic Cavendish. They write about comedy for the Daily Telegraph and do so with a degree of insight and passion. At the same time their employer engages in a constant war with … Continue reading

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Just in Edinburgh

 I’m now at the airport waiting to head back south. I’ve packed a lot in during the last few days,and my liver hurts. Today I nearly spoke to Keith Lemon. One day.   It has been quite a while now … Continue reading

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Joke of the Fringe

  I’ve done this particular post before back in 2011. Nobody paid much attention then and I’m sure nobody will pay much attention now. It concerns the small matter of Tim Vine winning the annual Dave’s Joke of the Fringe … Continue reading

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Failing the Test.

  Watching India at the Oval on Saturday was certainly enjoyable, meeting up with old friends, boozing in the sun. My mind wandered to the 1979 Test where I saw Botham take his 100th Test wicket in a match legendary … Continue reading

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A blog. For the sake of blogging.

So my new year’s resolution to blog more often has failed miserably. I just don’t have enough confidence in my ability to make my opinions interesting. Not a great trait for a stand up comedian to have. This is really … Continue reading

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A quick Fringe guide……….

I’m not doing Edinburgh this year. That is three years in a row. I have my reasons, and I am confident that I will be up in 2015. In the meantime the following people are risking everything in the hope … Continue reading

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