Author Archives: adammontgomery2013

About adammontgomery2013

Adam Montgomery has been or still is a stand up comedian, private investigator, comedy promoter and a management trainer. He, like everyone else, is writing a novel, and he is currently studying Design Thinking at the Open University. He likes books, film and music, spending time with his kids, nights out with his friends, watching TED videos and good food. He dislikes corporate jargon, leaf blowers and those car parking machines that make you enter your number plate details just so that you can't give your ticket to someone else on your way out.

Motivation, heroin and good intentions

  My heart sank when I read the headline on the front page of The Independent this morning. The latest initiative to reduce heroin addiction is to offer a financial reward to those addicts that give it up. How much … Continue reading

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For anyone who has ever received, or sent, a Christmas round robin letter

2013– a Year in the Life of The Montgomerys Well what a year that was! And it’s not even over yet. 2013 has brought both tears of laughter and tears of sorrow to all of our eyes as well as … Continue reading

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When did you last fall in love? It’s been a long time coming but over the weekend I fell in love again

I mean when did you last really fall in love? Head-over-heels, butterflies in the stomach, truly, madly, deeply in love. Infatuation (I could never tell the difference). Obsession. A time when you’d wake up in the morning thinking of the … Continue reading

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Typhoon Haiyan might not be proof of climate change but it is further proof of something to me

Often, in light of horrendous news, such as we had last week, people turn to their faith for reassurance. I think such sobering events provide a greater opportunity: a perfect time to question your faith.  Warning, the post below contains some … Continue reading

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If something you say annoys quite so many, you must have said something interesting.

Russell Brand’s interview on Newsnight with Jeremy Paxman last week has caused quite a stir. His comments have struck a chord with many but also unleashed a tidal wave of vitriol and criticism across the media and internet, not least … Continue reading

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