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Welcome to Emma Clarke’s global soapbox – the antidote to modern living, encapsulated in a series of freewheeling rants.

it’s the season of the sofa ad!

Over the Christmas period, and probably right into the nub of January, you can’t turn your telly on without seeing images of happy couples flopping into luxurious leatherette sofas.  There’s usually a child too, a blonde-haired scamp who, because the sofa his parents have recently bought is so robust and of…

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party time!

This afternoon me and Rich Sweetman had a party.  It wasn’t a big party.  In fact, there was just the two of us, a plate of Asda toad-in-the-hole-style nibbles, a bumper packet of Frazzles, a quiche and my ‘Funky Disco’ iPod playlist.  Oh, and a couple of bottles of Tizer.  (As IF…

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can’t sleeeeeeep!!!

I’m a terrible insomniac.  As I write this, it’s 04.36 and my eyes are like shrunken bits of nutty gravel.  I’m hoping that by writing this blog, it’ll help me sleep.  I can only hope, Reader, that it doesn’t do the same for you… Festive fun! It never ceases to…

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pre-christmas nerves

Today, I wagged off work.  For a whole hour!  I ventured beyond the front door to kerb-crawl round an out-of-town retail park on the hunt for a Scooby Doo costume.  (Not for me, obviously).  I also wanted to procure picture hooks – not because I have an urgent need to…

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me and the marzipan taco comedy podcast

A couple of weeks ago I got this email from a guy in Los Angeles called Seth.  He wanted me to work with him and his comedy partner Pablo on a MARZIPAN TACO comedy podcast and wondered if I’d be interested.  He told me that he and Pablo were into phone pranks……

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all change please!

I’ve found my next station in life – as the voice of CoPilot® Live™ satellite navigation. CoPilot Live CoPilot Live provides fully featured voice-guided sat nav for mobile phones such as the Nokia N95 and the HTC Touch.  So I’ve voiced  for tube trains, now I’m in cars – what’ll…

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