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The Obligatory 2017 year in review post that you’ve been looking forward to

I made reviews on 105 beers in 2017, a bit of a drop from the 169 the year before, as I got closer to 4 digits I began to panic … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

The one with the end of year story.

It’s true, the end of a year, and what a year, just like all the others but different. I’m away on holiday writing this, and the beer offering is green … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Walter would cross a busy road

Originally posted on Brian Bilston's Poetry Laboetry:
He would stride through a subway and barely falter but, for some reason, a bridge over-troubled Walter.

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Another big movie night in

The Second big night in for films then Get Carter – 1971 – Michael Caine as Jack Carter in a stark portal of 70’s northern living. Tried to portray a … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The big movie night in

A triple header – Original film night. Vanishing Point Duel Two Lane Blacktop For no reason other than I have memories of enjoying these films from al on time ago … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Science Fiction Friction

I’ve had occasion to watch some tv and the odd film and have some thoughts about what I’ve been watching. and no particular order I’m just going to put it … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Out and About – 16Tun – Auckland Viaduct

16 TUN is a craft beer bar in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter. It has a choice from 19 tap crafted beers  all from independent brewers, from all over the country.  Just this country. Nineteen … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

The one with the ‘award’

Award, pronounced awkward. – Welcome to the the “Very inspiring Blogger Award” I’m pleased people visit my musings and ramblings, and I enjoy the feedback and interactions I have on … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Restaurant Critic #6 – The Foodstore – Auckland Viaduct

Occasionally I get the opportunity to be taken out to dinner, for work purposes. Happened that this happened on Tuesday this week.  We’de been sitting in the SkySport bar Grill … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Honda Accord NT – a quick drive around the block

Those nice people at Honda New Zealand can’t help themselves, they keep calling and asking if I want to drive their new cars. This time it was for the Honda … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

The one with the Tooth Fairy.

I found the today when I was looking for something else. It’s a note from my daughter from many years ago to the Tooth Fairy about a tooth that had … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 – #9

I write this the day after the day before. Yesterday, the weather was average, cold and a bit showery.  But I was made to go for some exercise with MrsPdubyah, … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

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