A week of achievements

July 12, 2015

In the last ten days, I’ve had a run of extremely positive moments. Since this blog exists partly to document my ego, I thought I’d pull them together and see what they all looked like in order. It started on Saturday July 4th…

tl:dr I did lots of brilliant stuff. Aren’t I epic? Read the rest of this entry »


Matters Arising / AOB

October 19, 2014

I’ve been meaning to write some of these things up for a while, and failed to do them when they came to mind periodically. Hopefully I’ll cover off a few that needed saying sooner and you can take the appropriate action. Read the rest of this entry »


Christmas. Carols. Beer. Excellent.

November 17, 2013

It’s been in my diary for a little while now, but I’d like to take this opportunity to plug Ales Beers and Carols 2013 again. What a fantastic opportunity to drink beer and sing carols. For a concept, this one scores highly for simplicity and ease of execution. Read the rest of this entry »


Ales Beers and Carols 2013

September 28, 2013
Oh Little Town of Bethlehem,
How still we see thee lie.
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep,
The silent stars go by.
Less silent though the clink of glass,
In Walsall pubs this year.
As we sing carols and have fun,
While also drinking beer!

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Blue skies over Greenbelt

August 27, 2013

We’re back from Greenbelt. The very same Greenbelt that was an utter washout last year was very dry this time. Here is the sky yesterday over Mainstage:

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Only a number

May 31, 2013

Age. It’s only a number. Today’s number is 12180.
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Abstinence makes the heart grow stronger.

July 26, 2012

I’m ill. My cholesterol level is 6.4 (I assume mmol/l) and one of my liver functions came back very wrong. Read the rest of this entry »


Roaring Blues

March 20, 2012

On Friday night, March 23rd, I shall be taking to the stage once more at The White Lion public house on Sandwell Street, Walsall. The band I’ve been playing with since January have a gig, and it’s going to be a corker. Read the rest of this entry »


Brew Club and the Market Tavern

February 25, 2012

I went to brewclub on Thursday night. It’s a group of local homebrewers with big talk and big vats. Read the rest of this entry »