If we’ve shared a workspace, you'll know me for my long-standing appreciation of New Order, World War II knowledge and biscuit generosity. I’m a features writer, advertorial writer and sub-editor with a career that includes full-time positions at GQ, Motor Sport, Grand Designs, Jack, Front and Amateur Photographer, and freelance stints at The Week Junior, Monocle, Men’s Health, NME, The Guide (Guardian) and Wired. I’ve wangled interviews with many of my heroes and written articles on all sorts of niche subjects such as football shirts, electricity pylons and concrete lamp-posts – some of which you’ll find here. lg@leegale.co.uk.

Equipment Store: GQ The Real James Bond

Although Q’s gadgets were the envy of every red-blooded male, Ian Fleming’s novels reveal a more discerning James Bond. Lee Gale, archivist at GQ Branch, compiles a gadget dossier.

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Who’s right: Arsequake, Joy Orbison or Norman Jay MBE?

There are more daft DJ names than ever out there in clubland. But are they guarantees of a good time or surefire signifiers of the bedroom tryhards?

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Big-cat diary

With multi-million pound heists back in fashion, it’s a sign of the times that our safety-conscious crooks are choosing Volvos as their getaway cars, a vehicle more closely associated with school runs and caravanning than villainry. You can’t help thinking that these latter day Ronnie Biggs have missed the point somewhat.

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