Category: non frivolous

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Hellooooooooo, Fresh!

Right, so this is going to sound like an advert.  But it ain’t. I can honestly put my hand on heart and say that Hello Fresh has landed a huge boon right in our...

Mum’s Trip 0

Mum’s Trip

In July 2015 my Mum was scheduled to fly over from Adelaide and stay with us here in Bristol for a couple of months, because it’s nice to get away – especially in winter....

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A great man

My Dad passed away on November 7th following a short and fairly unexpected battle with cancer.  We had his funeral on Friday the 14th and though we’re all sad that he’s gone, everyone’s been...

Pete the Conk(eror) 0

Pete the Conk(eror)

In Soho, the walls have noses. I’d heard a few times from cab drivers and London trivia goons about there being a nose in Admiralty Arch, and that – for example – as part...

Beer steps 0

Beer steps

I’m usually pretty cynical about the effect of online petitions, however one turned up in my inbox this morning through the form of a blogpost by the excellent beer writer: Mr Pete Brown.  The...

The mid-month mo update 1

The mid-month mo update

It’s just past the middle of Movember, and you’ve had to endure my constant pleading for funds for a couple of weeks – so I thought I’d treat you all to a glimpse of...

The minefield of booze measurement 0

The minefield of booze measurement

As someone who spends a fair bit of time around booze at the moment, there’s a teeny weeny little issue that’s been bothering me for a while, and like any niggling issue it has...