A life just as ordinary

Just like you, but different

The One with the Podcasts

I have a 30 minute each way commute and took to listening to podcasts over radio a while ago. I have some favourites that I’ve listened to over a long … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beer – The BBC, Sparks, Duran Duran and the Indie Wit

Classic original vinyl album music and a classic style of beer on a Sunday, with cheese and other things on the side..

July 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 4 of 10 – Genesis – Abacab

I can hear you all laugh. But no wait, this is a great album.  After the TL;DR of the last choice I’m going to attempt to keep this short. Genesis … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · 2 Comments

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

Beer – #237 – Panhead – Days of Thunder

It’s Thursday, a work day, and I’d put my empty bottle in the car hoping to fill it tomorrow. But being how as I’m easily lead I’ve stopped off at … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

The one with the online shopping

I’m trying to convince myself that I’m not an online shopper. But truth is I’m never comfortable with the online shopping thing. Sure I’ve done it. Locally we have Trademe, … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bit of a mistake – Shopping at Farro

I don’t know what came over me, but I went to Farro Fresh, for no reason other than that they do have the  Over the Moon – Triple Cream Brie … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Trying Teen Times – the grown up one

“That my son is not a plan it’s actually a bit of a nightmare”

November 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Commercial venture and the public purse. #3

It’s only a bailout if it involves popularist content – It’s funding if you have an obstinate refusal to put on any commercially viable event prefering locally crafted works of dubious merit and popularity.

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

In an instant…

And we accept that without question that we’re giving up something for something. We just don’t seem to care about what it is we’re giving up, which in two words is privacy and ownership. Of our identity and our intellectual property

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Waiting on a Macbook Air

I’ve talked myself into needing one. Just the entry-level one, despite them being 2 or 3 times more expensive than a notebook computer. It’s about weight, and in philipworld I’d use … Continue reading

July 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

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