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4:22 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

How small is the smallest you can get. I think I may have pondered over shrinking and the conservation of mass problem, if I can shrink  by half, or even … Continue reading

September 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

4:21 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

The more you think about it the more down a rabbit hole you go. I’ve moved on from how is there gravity in spaceships and celestial navigation to more mundane … Continue reading

March 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

4:20 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

The difficult notion of space navigation has been keeping me awake. Sure it’s easy to point to Rigel, the second-brightest in the constellation of Orion and away you go. Getting … Continue reading

January 30, 2020 · 4 Comments

Some thoughts on the beer treadmill

When I found myself pondering why I wouldn’t open a bottle of a 2013 beer that I have in my fridge it led me to thinking about why I have … Continue reading

January 1, 2020 · 3 Comments

4:19 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am  not going to sleep. Once again it’s space travel. I know that there has been speculation on these but at this time of the day there’s … Continue reading

November 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

The “violent crime” of a misconstrued Art Loss database — The Art of Value

‘There’s something really beautiful about the word ‘lost’,’ Dr. Noah Charney mused in class today, ‘because it implies that an object can be found again.’[1] “Lost” is a blanket term … Continue reading

June 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

4:18 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am awake. In this contemplation I’m thinking two things. Once again it’s space. If you’re travelling through space, at the speed of light, and you look out … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer and Vinyl for a Tuesday with FOALS

Recovery Tuesday, a thing I just invented.  I am actually home alone, and I have had a surgery on my knee, which makes my knee temporarily less bendy.  Neither of … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 – Epic, Sparks, Stouts and Steely Dan

It’s  Sunday, I washed the car, and I went for some exercise with MrsDubyah at the beach, and the name back to settle into to Camembert and some Vinyl Music … Continue reading

June 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

The 10 Album Challenge – the update.

So there you go. The 10 Album challenge. challenge is right because there’s some thinking in this, and they are not always obvious. So In no order really; David Bowie … Continue reading

June 4, 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 – 9 of 10 – Dire Straits – Dire Straits

It would have been impossible to go past the  Dire Straits first Album for this list. Even if my favourite song is on the second album 🙂 Dire Straits also … 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 – 7 of 10 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid

2008 – Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid This was their 4th  Album, and the first one I listened to, and if I remember one that I played on an almost … Continue reading

May 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Album – 6 of 10 – Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here. Back in 1975 when this was released I wasn’t interested, it’s hard to know exactly when  I did listen to this, so there’s not a lot of historical … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · 1 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

Album – 3 of 10 – Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head

ColdPlay  – A Rush of Blood to the Head. It’s just a good album. Although from memory this is an album that  didn’t initially ‘grab’ me, but ended up as one … Continue reading

April 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

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