The Fast & The Spurious

In the creeping march of reality catching up to Science Fiction (specifically, in this case, see the "Nosedive" episode of...
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The Fast & The Spurious

Nick Mason – A Saucerful of Secrets (Cardiff)

St David's Hall has all the aesthetic appeal of a 1980s municipal swimming complex ("complex late brutalism", according to Building...
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Nick Mason – A Saucerful of Secrets (Cardiff)

Brexit: a few thoughts for posterity

Given that the UK's decision to leave the European Union is not only one of the most significant political decisions...
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Brexit: a few thoughts for posterity

Redhead Sour

I'm publishing this recipe for 2 reasons: It's really, really frigging delicious.Every time I've wanted to make one I've spent...
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Redhead Sour

I hate Bluetooth.

Bluetooth - according to the globally accepted source of all accurate knowledge - was described in 1989 and implemented in...
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That was 2018, eh? Doesn’t feel like we’re in the future, but we sure ain’t in Kansas…

So, in addition to watching a shitload of telly in 2018 - I figured since there's no way I'm ever...
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That was 2018, eh? Doesn’t feel like we’re in the future, but we sure ain’t in Kansas…

JBS’s Media Roll-call of 2018 (reinstated, with fanciness!)

Rekindling a tradition I guess I've started for myself, I've figured out a way to put together a list of...
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JBS’s Media Roll-call of 2018 (reinstated, with fanciness!)

The more a thing stays the same, the less it changes.

There's some roadworks going on in Bristol. (that's hardly a keen & newsworthy observation) Specifically, right in front of Bristol...
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The more a thing stays the same, the less it changes.

Grading Whiskies Out Of 100: A Composte

The response that nobody asked for. Having recently read 2 blogposts on the topic, this qualifies the topic of "Grading...
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Grading Whiskies Out Of 100: A Composte

Hellooooooooo, Fresh!

Right, so this is going to sound like an advert.  But it ain't. I can honestly put my hand on...
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Hellooooooooo, Fresh!

The Fast & The Spurious

In the creeping march of reality catching up to Science Fiction (specifically, in this case, see the “Nosedive” episode of Black Mirror) I was… well, conflicted isn’t the right word…. maybe “given pause for thought” about a private hire taxi rating. A couple of months back m’chum Jules and I …

Who the hell is Jason B. Standing?

Since throwing caution to the wind and moving from Adelaide to London in 2004, Jason has totally embraced his passions of travelling, going to live music & comedy gigs, appreciating¬†ludicrously tasty whisky, and t-shirts.¬†Mmmmm… t-shirts…

Around 2014ish he packed up and went West, throwing down new roots in the throbbing city of Bristol, where he now lives with his wonderful wife, and the finest labrador in history: Larry B Standing.

Professionally he’s in the software development business, and occupies his spare time doing pretty much anything that comes up in conversation & looks interesting.¬† He is really impressed by people who do science (properly).