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We are the mushrooms.

September 22, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

So remember I mentioned the CI Cup? Well, we won. That’s right. Oh yes. Writeups: here and here. And yet more coverage in the Guernsey Press, where I somehow found my ugly mug (albeit in fortunately low-resolution) on both the front and back pages. Awesome. P.S. Fcking get in there!

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Famous. Again.

September 15, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

Ahh, the pressures of being a cricketing supergod. Perhaps not. But still, it’s always nice to get written up in the paper. ESPECIALLY when they get your name right. (Third time lucky.)

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4 years, 4 hours and 4 letters*

January 10, 2007 Matt Thornton 2

I actually don’t even have the energy to write a lengthy post about it all. But having submitted my thesis I have now also successfully completed my viva which means (subject to making a few corrections to the thesis) I have done my PhD. And you can call me Doctor. […]

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Happy New Year

January 1, 2007 Matt Thornton 0

I don’t tend to make resolutions because they’re a bit pointless. I don’t think you should need a flimsy reason to make changes in your life. You should do that whenever it seems like a change needs to be made. But 2007 is going to be different for me. I’m […]

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It’s been a long time coming

October 6, 2006 Matt Thornton 0

It’s been traumatic, it’s been difficult, horrible… A NIGHTMARE. Countless days lost to my computer. No sleep. Too much sleep. Anger. Joy. Delirium. Short-lived self-confidence. But I have finally submitted my PhD thesis. Done. Dusted. Gone. No more. Can’t do anything now. All I can do now is await the […]

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Southampton to Santander on a motorbike

August 5, 2006 Matt Thornton 0

WE DID IT. A totally ridiculous challenge – to ride from Southampton (Hampshire, UK) to Santander (Cantabria, Spain) in 26 hours. It was about 1800km, which on the face of it seemed easily doable. The trip started badly – I’d invested lots of time and money into a bike cam […]