Category: Mindless twaddle

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The Machine

(Note: I started writing this about a year and ago and am only now getting around to publishing, so it starts as exploration then turns more into a review…) Now that we’ve got a...

Diriliş: Ertuğrul – Season 1 0

Diriliş: Ertuğrul – Season 1

So… TECHNICALLY I shouldn’t put this in a roundup, because we haven’t finished watching it.  However it really rates a mention, owing to the fact that in its original broadcast form I believe each...

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Hey, what’s the B for?

A lot of people* have asked me what the “B” in “Jason B Standing” stands for. Another way to phrase it is “What’s your middle name?”, however I suppose in this case because I’ve...

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Deep, and Crisp, and even

I think it was a combination of Chris Hoban and Annabel Meikle’s comments on Facebook that kicked this idea into reality – I’ve long suspected that the obscurity and specificity of crisp flavours was...

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An unwelcome triumverate of events

To date in my life I’ve been pretty smug about something – I’ve never lost a wallet, a set of keys, or been pickpocketed*. I’d put this down to maintaining a general sense of...

I hate Bluetooth. 1

I hate Bluetooth.

Bluetooth – according to the globally accepted source of all accurate knowledge – was described in 1989 and implemented in 1994. It’s now 2019. 25 years. You’d think SOMEONE would have gotten it to...

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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 Whiskies Out Of 100” to now be styled as “a debate”* – so I...

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Knee-deep in wildlife

Our house has a rather lovely garden, although some of the fixtures are a little on the dated side.  We recently had fences put up so we can release The Hound into the yard...