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Robin Lee

Sabotaging since 4 Apr 2011

Born in Yorkshire, Robin Lee has lived and worked in London for the last 18 years. He has been an enthusiastic painter since he was a child, specialising in portraiture and erotica. He has been writing a blog www.gobshitebob.blogspot.com for the last 6 years and has recently sent his debut novel to agents who, to date, have been a bit sniffy. He narrowly missed the Asian Tsunami and has survived five scootering accidents, plus all the earth’s major earthquakes and global conflicts. After a twenty year investigation, he is now fully exonerated of murdering a driving instructor, following the successful conviction of the occult obsessed culprit. He had been yards away as the assassination took place..

My Articles

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Music

Does This Chain Of Events Prove Prince Will Headline Glastonbury With Supergroup?

Secret rehearsals and a few choice comments all give me reason to believe the elusive star might be headlining Saturday night at Glasto. Here’s why…

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Life

The 19 Weirdest Meats I’ve Ever Eaten

While Heston is busy flexing his culinary oddball muscles, there are far weirder delicacies to be had around the world. Fancy some live mice, snake soup or camel juice…?

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Music

Prince At Electric Ballroom: Fur Coats, High Heels And Funk

Defying tube strikes and the sodding rain, I managed to track down one of Prince’s infamous secret appearances, which felt more like a house party than a gig with one of the world’s most famous musicians.

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Life

Primrose Hill: Nice Place Ruined By Complete Whoppers

From A-list pram pushers to Big Brother rejects, London’s Primrose Hill is a smorgasbord of celebs. But here’s why one resident couldn’t give a monkeys about his glamorous neighbours.

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Social Networking

This Is The Future: A News Report From The Year 2034

We’ve got Starbucks crematoriums, the banks own the trees, and families are being locked up in workhouses. Welcome to the future, my friends…

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Life

5 Ways To Convince Your Boyfriend That You’re A Nightmare Girlfriend

From stalking our exes to hating every woman we’re friends with on Facebook and asking questions so loaded that we need a Kevlar vest to answer them…

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Life

Confessions Of A Mod Revivalist: Rallies, Racists And Rock N’ Roll

For one glorious summer I was in a band that became the darling of scooter rallies, but it all turned nasty when some Nazi-Skins beat up a Mod and were met with violent retribution in Wales…

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Music

The Genius Of The 7″ Singles By The Jam

No band since The Jam have been so prolific in their singles output. They were so good, even the B-Sides could stand alone.

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Life

Holidaying In A War Zone: Sri Lanka & The Tamil Tiger Conflict Of 2008

In 2008 I thought ‘The Tamil Tigers’ were an Indian cricket team. Then came a visit to Sri Lanka….

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Life

Why Women’s Magazines Are Much, Much Worse Than Lads Mags

Men’s mags might objectify women and be slightly crass, but they celebrate men whereas women’s magazines preach hatred of each other and womankind…

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Sex

The Sexual Proclivities Of Star Wars Characters

People don’t know it but Star Wars has actually got nothing to do with wars, or stars, or good, or evil. It’s about sex and the sexual dynamic between the characters, just like The Magic Roundabout was about drugs…

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Travel

‘Thai Lady-Boys Look Just Like Birds’ And More Myths Of Foreign Lands

Eastern people don’t just wipe with their hand, Cuba won’t change for at least 20 years and not all Yanks are Colt-wielding maniacs…

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Travel

Not So Lonely Planet: The Benefits of Solo Travelling

A break with the boys or a getaway with the girls might be nice, but to really explore a destination you’re better off going on your own.

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Music

Amy Winehouse: The Demon of the Pool Table

Amy Winehouse would have been 30 this week. I’ll always remember her as the girl in the vest, cut off jeans and ballet shoes who was more than a bit tasty at pool.

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Travel

A Londoner’s Guide To Berlin

Unlike Dalston, Berlin’s vibrant creative scene is something born out of a century of history, not synthesised by silver spoon hipsters. Should you find yourself hopping over there, here are some tips to get you started.

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Life

Don’t Call Addicts Junkies, Just Be Grateful It Isn’t You

I’ve known three Heroin addicts who have fallen into it for widely different reasons. But addiction is a sickness, and sick people need help…

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People

The Legend Of Troughman: Sydney’s King Of Golden Showers

A search down under for the elusive Troughman, legendary watersports enthusiast from Sydney’s gay scene…

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Life

Brusque Counselling For Unhappy Couples

Why do people choose to co-exist with partners they no longer feel anything for, and in some cases despise? It all just seems a massive waste of time…

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Travel

Burning Bodies And Scattering Souls in Varanasi

Expecting a relaxing few days in Varanasi, I got a front row seat for the ritualistic burning of bodies, roasted brains and floating corpses…

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Life

Fetish Clubs: My Bizarre Night Inside The Sex Circus

What better way to celebrate National Bum Smacking Day than heading down to your local fetish club?

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People

Foxy Knoxy, I Know How You Feel: I Was A Teenage Murder Suspect

Like Amanda Knox who is currently facing a retrial today, when I was 18 years old I too was a murder suspect despite having done nothing more criminal the night in question than getting pissed and eating pie and chips…

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Football

Arsenal Pre-Season in Vietnam: A Guide to The Mentalness of Ho Chi Minh Central Market

Arsenal are set to become the first English team to play a friendly in Vietnam during their pre-season tour of Asia. Here’s a taster of what Arsenal fans can expect…

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Music

Robin Lee: 50 Songs I Love

The author, painter, death-dodger and adventurer Robin Lee talks us through the sounds that defined him, from The Carpenters to Sex Pistols.

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Galleries

Open House Galleries: Escape From The Art World’s Twat Vortex

In an arena dominated by snobby critics and pointless trends, open galleries, such as the one at Robin Lee’s Camden flat, may be the art world’s saving grace…

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Life

Where To Eat In
The West End

What somewhere decent to eat in London? Don’t want to go somewhere rubbish? Check out this alternative guide to restaurants in the West End

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Life

Monkey Man: How One Man Overcame His Animal Instinct

Nature may wire men to procreate with the most beautiful women they can get hold of, but what about when that woman is a tantrum throwing nightmare?

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Life

Horrible Bosses #1: The Yawning Mouth Of A Ginger Donkey

To celebrate the release of Horrible Bosses we’ve asked our Saboteurs to regale us of tales of wankers they’ve worked under. In the case of the 6ft horny battleaxe almost literally…

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Music

Prince At The Hop Farm: The Greatest Show On Earth

Eccentric, enigmatic and egotistical he may be, but Prince proved yesterday that he is still untouchable as a live performer…

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Life

The Day I Saw Somebody Shoot Off His Own Face

In the 24 years since it happened, I’ve speculated as to the reasons for this shocking happening, but really I just hope that Derek and Nige have found peace…

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Music

Two Minute Wonders: 10 Short Songs That Prove Size Doesn’t Matter

A cracking tune doesn’t need to go on for 10 minutes to be an epic – sometimes 120 seconds is just as effective.

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Music

Happy Birthday Prince – But What Was Really Going On In Raspberry Beret?

At first listen, you might mistake Prince’s seminal 1985 hit ‘Raspberry Beret’ for a catchy little number about a blossoming teenage romance. But listen closer, there’s something sinister going on…

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