A life just as ordinary

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4:01 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

To help me back to sleep I try to challenge myself to thinking something. I’ve worked through the perpetual motion machines, came up with a great idea, and almost convinced … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #2

The one where we’re not actually at he beach yet…… This is the one about the bit before the bit about christmas day, and the preparation and planning. Today, Saturday … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer- #259 – Shepherd Neame – Brilliant Ale

So what better way to celebrate a #NZSecretSanta gift of a beer glass than have a beer ? Brilliant Ale – Brewed by Shepherd Neame in the Style of a … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Spin Bike, the Garage and the Knee

Spent a couple of hours rearranging the garage. This so ‘we’ could install the newly purchased  Spin Bike into a place we can use it. The garage door has developed an … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #241 – Robinsons – Trooper

Iron Maiden inspired  and Brewed by Robinsons in the Style of a  Premium Bitter/ESB Stockport, England, it’s Trooper! They also made the Elbow beer that I wasn’t overly in love with. A 4.7ABV in … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #240 – St Peters – Christmas Ale

Hot Cross buns will be appearing in the stores soon, so what better reason than that to have a St Peters Christmas Ale. Fa la la la la la la la … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #239 – Unibroue – La Terrible

So, again, a strange name for a beer. Hope it isn’t. Unibroue La Terrible – Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo) in the style of a Belgian Strong Ale and a first time visit to Chambly, Canada La Terrible … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

I was had

I’ve been hectoring MrsPdubyah to trade-in her car for something newer, smaller, more economical. It’s a long sales cycle. There are a number of discrete stages. Suggestion. Pause for a … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

The World Tour of Taupo – The Romantic Getaway

Surprisingly I’ve been married 25 years. To celebrate this milestone MrsPdubyah and me took off for a couple of days holiday. We chose Taupo. More correctly I was told we … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

On the Occasion of the 25th Wedding Anniversary

Eventually we were going to get there, MrsPdubyah and me. 5th November 1988, Paeroa Presbyterian Church. A date I chose, it’s a long story and I’ll scan some photo’s and … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beer – #230 – Deep Creek – Dweller on the Threshold

Strange names for beer abound, and this one is no exception. From Deep Creek  I have a “Dweller on the Threshold”  Brewed by Deep Creek Brewing Co in the style of a  Scotch … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Stunned into a mumbled mess.

I’ve been a “Manager” of people for a few years. On reflection a lot of people. Some days it’s like herding cats.  If you manage people you’ll get what I … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

So, as an aside to all that

I was looking for beer from Sacramento and ended buying beer from Iceland. “Could I drink all the beer” was the question. Clearly no, you could drink a beer of … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Less of me, still it goes on

  This was the old me :  41:04 for 5Kms, back in March, and being lazy it was the first furthest back map I could find for the same 5Kms … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting it right, beer and me, the brewery called…..

Back in June,  just after my birthday, I had a most unrewarding beer experience.  This was the Funk Estate – “Oh Lordy! And being as how beer makes you brave … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beer – #210 – Morland – Old Crafty Hen (in a bottle)

Finishing then the shopping basket from the previously disastrous trip to the English shop – Morland Old Crafty Hen Brewed by Greene King in style of a  English Strong Ale  and that’s … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Out and About – Mt.Eden

I was out and about today,  in Mt.Eden, Auckland, specifically to visit a new record shop ‘Southbound‘ since my last supplier had met an inglorious end. I haven’t brought any … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

The one that’s all about me.

I’m actually being a bit lazy. I didn’t start out thinking I’d post a blog only  about beer, and beer, I had this grand plan to write about other things … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

The less of me for May

The less of me for May- A moth where it ended in abruptly and in tragedy 8Runs – that’s half of what I expected 42.06 kms kms in total 5.2kms … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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