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Beer- #819 – Harrington’s – Riot Act – Bottled

Harrington’s are an unusual brewer, they make a lot of beers in styles, and sometimes they make a lot of beer of one style, and they change the names of … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer- #787 – Harrington’s – Riot Act

Just when I stupidly thought the Fresh hop beers had all been tapped out up popped another, and I’m told there are a couple more that are in the queue. … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #746 – Valentins – Hefeweissbier

From the comedy section at the Supermarket where it’s more likely to be bulk over substance I spotted this, a Valentins ‘Premium’ Hefeweissbier. in a can. Spicy – fresh and … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 5 Comments

Beer – #702 – Mash Palace – Uranium Breath

A nano-brewery with a great name, and an interestingly named beer. now hitting the big time From the FYO station a one litre bottle of the 6.2% ABV beer, so … Continue reading

November 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

Book Review – Devil’s Gate

Start judging me. Devil’s Gate is an adventure novel in author Clive Cussler‘s The NUMA Files. Co-written with Graham Brown It is a chapter book, each chapter it’s own story, and only a … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · 6 Comments

Milestones

699 unique and different beers. 698 selfies, because for #26 I was shy. I’ve even posted them on Pinterest, because that seemed like a good idea at the time, where you … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #664 – McLeod’s – Horopito Scotch Ale

Tonight it’s all coming up Millhouse with the McLeod’s Horopito Scotch Ale, a  Wee Heavy, aHeavy vibe, Heavy on the numbers and Heavy petting. .. the fern had to be … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

4:07 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings on JFK

For no reason at all I’ve found myself watching youtube clips of varying length, quality and content with regard to the well documented assassination of a John F. Kennedy, President. … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 4 Comments

5 Beers to go to get to #500

I have a couple of beers in mind, and in the fridge that I should consider as the landmark #500 beer, of no real on other than it’s #500.  500 … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 11 Comments

The Less of Me, December 2012 edition

13 runs for exactly 69 kilometres, I have no idea how it got the be an exact number but the OCD in me thinks this is a great success. Weight … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #8

The New Years Eve edition, that was. The new thing is fireworks we discovered at variously 11:58, 11:59, midnight, 12:01 and all the way through to 12:20. Extremely loud fireworks. … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #7

It’s still really nice here, weather is behaving itself by and large.  To be honest I don’t know how I haven’t got a tan going on, it’s been mostly sunny. … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #6

Well here we are then. At the beach house. this is the view, well this is the view when you hold the camera up a bit higher than eye-line, but … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #5

Sunday then.  Today would be the day that we are finally getting our act together to get to the beach. It’s taken a while. MrsPdubyah just went out to get … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #265 – De Molen – Kopi Loewak

Yet another beer to make it to the front of the fridge is this, the De Molen – Kopi Loewak.  Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen which is styled as an Imperial Stout in the … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #263 – 8 Wired – Bumaye

Another beer making it to the front of the fridge after hiding in the back for a while is  a 8 Wired Bumaye – Brewed by 8 Wired Brewing styled as a … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting from A to B

Now there’s a thing. In a calendar year I managed by one way or another to achieve over 700km of exercise. Couple of off months when injury and inclement weather … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Critic #4 – Flavours of India – Browns Bay

Well what an eye opener this was when we first came here. We’d been used to having Indian food take-away and Dine-in from Chand in Mairangi Bay , where the service … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #4

Still not quite at the beach, but ’tis the day before christmas. 8:45 MrsPdubyah sends me a text, she has to work today, at the local mall. Text reads “Car … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

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