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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

Beer and Vinyl for a Sunday

Wherein I have a decent beer and a spin of some 1976 vinyl that I’ve never listened to before. What could go wrong?

September 16, 2018 · 1 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

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

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 – 5 of 10 – Fat Freddys Drop – Dr Boondigga and the Big BW

2009 and we have Fat Freddys Drop and their album  Dr Boondigga and the Big BW.  Fat Freddy’s Drop is a New Zealand seven-piece band from Wellington, whose musical style … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

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

Beer – #(1)883 – Carlsberg – The Grandfather

I have the privilege and pleasure to have been at the launch and tasting of the Carlsberg Rebrew project  – The Father of  Lagers,  and so this post is all … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 one where you confuse Columbo for Banacek

One of the tv channels has been showing Columbo re-runs, or perhaps they’re premiers on this particular channel, recently. This and “The Sweeney” have been my recent tv addiction, but … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 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

It’s not where you’re at it’s where you’re from.

Part of being where you are is knowing where you came from. I’m from a family that has a chequered history, not unusual. and the family tree is a journey, … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Trek – Into the darkness – oh dear.

Star Trek – Into the darkness I just saw the movie. There are a few things that I have questions about. Underwater ? Can fly in an atmosphere? ‘short’ distance … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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