Under The Counter

sea aged champagne
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Sea-aged champagne. Discuss.

Not much of a champagne drinker himself, UTC was bemused to learn of the latest bit of bawbaggery...

christmas tree
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Lies, damn lies and Christmas trees

By now, regular readers of this page will be only too familiar with the auld yin’s loathing of...

Inside the invisible cinema
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Cannae see the point

Technology, UTC grudgingly admits, can be a wonderful thing but oftentimes he just cannae see the point of...

Mary Whitehouse
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Desperados meets Mary Whitehouse

Some members of the great British public will complain about literally anything, and UTC’s patience has worn a...

Sushi coffin
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Sushi coffin anyone?

You’ve got to hand it to the Japanese. Nobody does uncomfortably weird quite like them. Take the Sushi...

Poligrip
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Get a grip

Very occasionally the Ed has to commandeer a few column inches for a story that the auld yin...

UTC on a stairlift
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Stairlift to heaven

Very few people can take personal offence at a press release presumably circulated to every magazine in the...

Cru app: a Buckfast-free zone
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Just the Tonic

UTC has been a bit late to the ‘app’ party, only recently having traded up from his Nokia...

plums
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You’re not onto plums

The reasons why UTC chooses the topics to feature on this esteemed page are many and varied, but...

bog roll
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The great bog roll swindle

One of the more colourful press releases that the old boy received last month was another of those...