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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

The 10 Album Challenge

You take your choice of things you want to do, of course, and I’ve listened to a lot of albums music recently. Mostly whilst drinking a beer. So this one … Continue reading

April 2, 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

Tweeting for Treats

Telecom in NZ have been running a somewhat understated #tweetfortreats thing. You blurt something that you’d love to have as a treat and they sometimes grant that wish. So I … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Commercial Ventures and the Public purse – #5 – Canterbury University Seeks Bailout As Intake Falls

Canterbury University is pleading for at least another $150 million from the Government as it faces losing almost 20,000 students and $346m in revenue in the next eight years. Based on … Continue reading

November 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Commercial venture and the public purse. #3

It’s only a bailout if it involves popularist content – It’s funding if you have an obstinate refusal to put on any commercially viable event prefering locally crafted works of dubious merit and popularity.

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Losing your mother

Not like at the mall or anything, or in a carpark, but the death of a parent. In context I left the UK in 1987 and spent a goodly amount … Continue reading

June 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

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