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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

Album – 10 of 10 – Squeeze – East Side Story

East Side Story is the fourth studio album by new wave group Squeeze. This was the album without Jools Holland, and he went on to do ok. This could have … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 8 of 10 – The National – Trouble Will Find Me

This should be no surprise, I listened to this as I drank, and thoroughly enjoyed, beer number #1001,  a Behemoth Triple IPA. The National. A band that I’ve been to … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Album – 2 of 10 – Donald Fagen – The nightfly

By no means in any order of preference the next album that came to mind is the one from Donald Fagen – The Nightfly I got to this album around 1986, … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

4:16 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Light. What exactly is light? You can see light (in the visible spectrum), you can’t see light (in the spectrum you can’t see),  it has colours that entertain us, in … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · 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

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

4:06 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Meditation on sleeping. Two things.  Being small which I’ll get to another day the second though a dream snippet, which is what I want to write down. .. The laughing … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · 4 Comments

4:05 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Having, sort of, got my head around the speed of light thing, but perhaps not, the next part is the travelling to a new planet or star, somehow. These are … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 3 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

4:04 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

I was watching some youtube things, and you know how that ends up, normally pictures of cats right. Well not in my case. Hollow Earth Theory : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_Earth Hollow Earth. … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 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

Murder Most Foul #5 – Scott Watson

Updated – January 2018 – see end Scott Watson who was convicted in May 1999 of the murders of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope on his boat Blade on 1 January 1998. The bodies of … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

4:03 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

This being awake bit is a bit tedious 🙂 So I moved on from Super Powers and  the question became  “What’s on the opposite side of the earth from me” … Continue reading

January 13, 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

4:02 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Ok, so I don’t have a handle on the speed of light thing, and how an observer would see two objects traveling at the speed of light that are heading … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

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

4am is a weird time, and I’ve already covered a few things that keep me occupied at that time of the morning , or this. Things like why flying is … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

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

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