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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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

4:17 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

So there I am awake. Thinking. I think we’ve done the super-powers thing, but, I thought, there must be some left, something overlooked. Then it came to me. What would … Continue reading

January 9, 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

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 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

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

Beer – #844 – Garage Project – Golden Brown

Not only that but Golden Brown Original Strength. There I was singing along in the beer fridge in the shop, all the words… Everything old is new again. In their … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

4:15 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Just when I thought I’d stayed awake enough, along came Transmutation… …the action of changing or the state of being changed into another form. Except, of course, and it’s my … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

4:14 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

Speed of Time, but first read “Wink of an Eye” .. which is where I wandered off to. If you don’t want to read the link, and why would you, … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

4:13 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

There are two things that came to the restless mind, neither of which hare important but then again they might be. . Mind Reading. I have no idea if I’ve … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 2 Comments

4:12 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

On Bowie, Avery and Submarines David Bowie. I’ve spent more than a few hours listening to David Bowie songs and music over the years. Trying to pick anything favourite or … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 12 Comments

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