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2021-07-26: Watched: Seaspiracy, 2021 - ★★★ 🎥

2021-07-25: Just watched my recording of yesterday’s British and Irish Lions First Test agains South Africa, …

2021-07-25: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: clipping. (28), Dirty Three (13), FM Einheit (Einstürzende Neubauten) (11), …

2021-07-24: Purezza Bristol, vegan pizzeria. Seaspiracy pizza 🍕

2021-07-24: Check in 🗺 — Purezza Bristol, vegan pizzeria. 🍕

2021-07-24: Check in 🗺 — The Royal Oak, Gloucester Road, Bristol. Pint of Sharp’s Doom Bar 🍺

2021-07-24: Lockdown reawakened my childhood love of chess. Now I can’t do anything else 🔗 The alert I get when …

2021-07-23: Pizza sequence. Trying out the pizza oven in wood fired mode for the first time. 🍕

2021-07-23: Watched: The Tomorrow War, 2021 - ★★★ 🎥

2021-07-22: Published 24 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ garden

2021-07-22: Gardening Diary 🌱 — 📅 22nd July 2021 Some garden flora: Garden Meadow! Common Poppy Corn Marigold Common Cat’s-ear Ragwort Orange …

2021-07-21: Clothes just undone—not that there were many, for an exquisite July was blazing. — Cavafy Bot …

2021-07-21: 🐈 🐈 seeking shady spots today 🌞

2021-07-21: Check out some of best photos from today’s historic #NSFirstHumanFlight pic.twitter.com/aqQg0gzxi4 …

2021-07-21: Quite warm again today. ☀️

2021-07-20: Launch, flight and touchdown of Blue Origin First Human Flight. Very impressive. Looking forward to …

2021-07-20: Watching the launch of Blue Origin First Human Flight 🚀

2021-07-19: Watched: 20,000 Days on Earth, 2014 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-07-18: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Adam Summerhayes, Catherine Summerhayes, Joseph Spooner (10), The Stan …

2021-07-16: Just created somewhere to sit. 🌱

2021-07-11: Euro 2020 Final: England v Italy. Tough ending. ⚽️

2021-07-11: Euro 2020 Final: England v Italy. Going to extra-time. Disappointing second half by England, Italy a …

2021-07-11: Euro 2020 Final: England v Italy. Half-time. Brilliant, confident start by England, just need more …

2021-07-11: Euro 2020 Final: England v Italy ⚽️ Pre-match feasting 😋

2021-07-11: Watched the Djokovic v Berrettini Wimbledon final, now waiting for the main event … 🎾⚽️

2021-07-11: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: The Beatles (22), Field Music (20), Jan Garbarek & Hilliard Ensemble …

2021-07-08: Currently reading: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam 📚

2021-07-07: Euro 2020: England v Denmark semi-final. Stressful. ⚽️

2021-07-06: Euro 2020: Italy 1-1 Spain. First semi-final. Extra-time. England v Denmark will be hard-pressed to …

2021-07-04: Watched: Yesterday, 2019 - ★★½ 🎥

2021-07-04: Gin and tonic made with Japanese gin and homegrown kumquats.

2021-07-04: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Mary Lou Williams (17), Bartok Quartet (9), Cavina, La Venexiana (6), …

2021-07-03: Euro 2020: Ukraine 0-4 England. Full time. Really impressed with England, very composed and …

2021-07-03: Euro 2020: Ukraine 0-4 England. So far. Fantastic! Photo just before fourth goal. ⚽️

2021-07-03: Euro 2020: Ukraine v England. Delicious pre-match indoor picnic courtesy of Côte at Home ⚽️

2021-07-02: Euro 2020: Belgium 1-2 Italy. Gripping game, Italy played some lovely football, looking forward to …

2021-07-01: Watched: Together, 2021 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-06-29: Euro 2020: England 2-0 Germany. Things are looking up! ⚽️

2021-06-28: Euro 2020: France 3-3 Switzerland. Switzerland win the first penalty shootout of the tournament. …

2021-06-28: Euro 2020: A lot of goals today! France v Switzerland is a brilliant game: 3-3 and extra time is …

2021-06-28: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: The Beatles (14), Christie, Les Arts Florissants, Les Sacqueboutiers de …

2021-06-27: Bunch of Grapes - Pewin Ynfytyn ~ Crazy Peacock by The Trefforest Brewery 🍺

2021-06-27: Check in 🗺 — Sunday lunch at the Bunch of Grapes again 😀 🍺

2021-06-27: Ancestors by Alice Roberts review – a story of movement and migration 🔗 📚

2021-06-26: Nice change! London Pride in a dimpled pint glass 🍺

2021-06-26: Check in 🗺 — The Owain Glyndwr, pint of London Pride 🍺

2021-06-25: Revolucion de Cuba. Friday night in Cardiff.

2021-06-25: Check in 🗺 — Revolucion de Cuba. Go to drinks venue! Carafe of Malbec 🍷

2021-06-25: Food at Citta is so good, and all prepared in a tiny open kitchen. Have missed coming here 😊

2021-06-25: Corvina 🍷

2021-06-25: Check in 🗺 — Cafe Citta. Best Italian restaurant in Cardiff!

2021-06-25: Temple of Peace and Health, Cardiff.

2021-06-25: Check in 🗺 — The Dock, Cardiff Bay, a French Cabernet Sauvignon 🍷

2021-06-25: Check in 🗺 — Duke of Wellington, SA Gold 🍺

2021-06-25: Check in 🗺 — Hotel Indigo, Cardiff.

2021-06-24: England beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets in the end, in 16.1 overs out of a possible 18. Thought Sri …

2021-06-24: Uh-oh rain has stopped play, England 69 for 4 with 8 overs left. Hoping for a restart at 21:55, …

2021-06-24: England v Sri Lanka T20 🏏 England 10 for 2! Chameera bowling to Morgan.

2021-06-24: Attending my first cricket match since September 2019 - ready for England v Sri Lanka T20 at Sophia …

2021-06-24: Check in 🗺 — Sophia Gardens, England v Sri Lanka T20 🏏

2021-06-24: Afternoon Sherry and truffles.

2021-06-24: Tapas at Bar 44, Cardiff.

2021-06-24: Check in 🗺 — Tapas lunch at Bar 44 🫒

2021-06-20: Watched: Beat, 2000 - ★★★½ 🎥

2021-06-20: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Field Music (28), The Beatles (13), Alfred Brendel (6), Furtwängler (4) …

2021-06-20: Watched: Meet Joe Black, 1998 - ★★½ 🎥

2021-06-18: Euro 2020: England v Scotland stays at 0-0. Disappointing and pedestrian by England, Scotland …

2021-06-18: Euro 2020: England 0-0 Scotland. Half-time. England a bit tame, Scotland playing well. ⚽️

2021-06-18: Watched: Pull My Daisy, 1959 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-06-18: In the last few weeks we’ve been having a Great Spotted Woodpecker visiting our bird feeders. Not a …

2021-06-18: A Brazilian stew 🍲 I don’t usually make a record of improvised recipes I cook but this turned out particularly …

2021-06-16: Euro 2020: Turkey 0-2 Wales. Relax now! Great game, tense finish, outstanding performance by Wales …

2021-06-16: Euro 2020: Turkey 0-1 Wales. Half-time. Exciting 45 minutes! ⚽️

2021-06-16: Euro 2020: Turkey v Wales underway. Both teams looking a lot more lively and threatening than during …

2021-06-14: Currently reading: Ancestors by Alice Roberts 📚

2021-06-13: Sports weekend. Hope Wimbledon can offer everything Roland-Garros provided. Didn’t see all of it but …

2021-06-13: Euro 2020: England 1-0 Croatia. Impressively solid performance. ⚽️

2021-06-13: TIL England have never won their opening game in the European Championships. England v Croatia about …

2021-06-13: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Field Music (30), Charlie Parker (23), Gibson, RSNO (12), The Breeders (11) …

2021-06-12: Don’t know what they’re waiting for … 🐈‍⬛

2021-06-12: Geranium and reflections 🪴

2021-06-12: Euro 2020: Wales 1-1 Switzerland. Close run match, Wales lacklustre for 75 minutes. ⚽️

2021-06-09: Misty walk in the country park this morning 🌫

2021-06-06: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Field Music (12), John Coltrane (2), Miles Davis (2), Tipographica (2) …

2021-06-06: Squid ink linguine with grilled octopus. Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd.

2021-06-06: Check in 🗺 — Sunday lunch at the Bunch of Grapes. Smoked prawns for starter and octopus linguine for …

2021-05-30: Cheese & Mustard 🧀 🍷

2021-05-30: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Joni Mitchell (74), Mary Lou Williams (13) & The Utopia Strong (4) via …

2021-05-28: Watched: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 1982 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-05-25: Persian inspired vegan mezze at Koocha, Gloucester Road, Bristol. Delicious!

2021-05-25: Check in 🗺 — Koocha, Persian inspired vegan mezze 🫒

2021-05-23: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Joni Mitchell (32), Magdalena Kožená (30), Herman Dune (12), Holly Macve …

2021-05-22: Eurovision. Watched, scored, voted (Belgium & Ukraine for me). Drank wine. Waiting for results.

2021-05-21: Quite a grey day today. Stackpole Quay in the morning. Cleddau Bridge in the afternoon.

2021-05-21: Check in 🗺 — The Jolly Sailor, Burton Ferry. Pint of Reverend James 🍺

2021-05-20: means

2021-05-19: Barbecued vegetables, pitta breads, hummus, taramasalata and sriracha sauce. Enjoying the good …

2021-05-19: Breezy morning at Manorbier.

2021-05-19: Currently reading: Jack Kerouac: King of The Beats by Barry Miles 📚

2021-05-18: Bit of rain, but we have HPA 🍺

2021-05-18: Henry’s Moat Hobbit House, St. Florence

2021-05-18: Check in 🗺 — Henry’s Moat Hobbit House, Florence Springs Eco Glamping, St. Florence, Pembrokeshire.

2021-05-16: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Joni Mitchell (11), Cardiacs (5), Glenn Gould (2), John Coltrane (2) & …

2021-05-09: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: John Coltrane (36), Bobby Lee (8), Thelonious Monk (8), Solti, Chamber …

2021-05-06: Watched: The Midnight Sky, 2020 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-05-05: Watched: Stowaway, 2021 - ★★★ 🎥

2021-05-02: My Micro.blog anniversary My first post to Micro.blog was made four years ago today - on Tuesday 2nd May 2017. There are posts …

2021-05-02: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Cardiacs (47), Thom Yorke (18), Magma (16), National Health (7) & EOB …

2021-04-28: Paella de verduras

2021-04-28: Planning a paella de verduras

2021-04-25: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Smashing Pumpkins (61), Magma (32), Thom Yorke (25), Goblin (17) & …

2021-04-23: Gardening Diary 🌱 — 📅 23rd April 2021 In July 2011 my father-in-law built a treehouse for our children. (Apologies for the quality of the …

2021-04-21: Currently reading: Medical Grade Music by Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi 📚

2021-04-21: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ food, dal

2021-04-21: Medical Grade Music 📚🎵 Received my signed copy of Medical Grade Music by Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi. Last week I joined a …

2021-04-20: I find myself eating 😃 for the first time in years.

2021-04-20: Compulsory worship of national symbols is the sure sign of a culture in decline - Article by Nesrine …

2021-04-18: Leaving Wales for a few hours. Prince of Wales Bridge across the River Severn, heading into England.

2021-04-18: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Abbado, VPO, Norman (48), Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh & Tyshawn Sorey …

2021-04-17: Watched: Greenland, 2020 - ★★ 🎥

2021-04-17: Watched: Band of Outsiders, 1964 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2021-04-15: Tonight is the night for cocktails 🍸

2021-04-15: Should Feminists Read Baudelaire? BBC Radio 3 - Sunday Feature 🔗

2021-04-11: Watched: Rampage, 2018 - ★★½ 🎥

2021-04-11: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Ryley Walker (28), Dub Spencer & Trance Hill (15), Nun Gun (12), The …

2021-04-10: Monotone - green olives, jalapeños and capers 🍕

2021-04-10: Yet again, Saturday night is pizza construction time 🍕

2021-04-10: Grey Trees Belgian Blonde 🍺

2021-04-10: Annual arrival day 🏏

2021-04-09: The CricViz app has improved to become a great way to follow live cricket scores - I’m currently …

2021-04-09: This was delicious! 🐟

2021-04-09: Watched: The Source, 1999 - ★★★½ 🎥

2021-04-08: Ryley Walker: ‘Going two days sober was impossible since I was a kid’ 🔗 🎵 … the …

2021-04-07: Watched: The Opera Game, 2019 - ★★ 🎥

2021-04-06: Watched: The Love Witch, 2016 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-04-06: Sum total of our April snow so far ❄️

2021-04-04: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Jack Kerouac (15), Solti, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Alicia de Larrocha …

2021-04-02: Like Clockwork 🍺

2021-03-30: Cat increasingly sulky on the doorstep because I won’t let her in the house on a nice sunny day.

2021-03-30: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ drinks, books

2021-03-30: Sunny day ☀️ - trying to colour coordinate drinking and reading 📚

2021-03-30: Currently reading: The Beats: A Graphic History by Harvey Pekar, Ed Piskor et al 📚

2021-03-30: Interesting and informative podcast series from the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association and …

2021-03-28: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Public Service Broadcasting (20), Kevin Morby (11), William The Conqueror …

2021-03-27: Watched: Breathless, 1983 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-03-27: Jazz audiences are always On the Road 🔗 🎵

2021-03-26: Optimistically booked tickets to see Laura Marling in Cardiff in October. 🎵

2021-03-25: Homescreening because I listened to today’s episode of Hemispheric Views // @HemisphericViews. …

2021-03-21: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis (16), Jack Kerouac (14), Suede (14), …

2021-03-20: Half-time France 17 - 17 Wales in Six Nations 🏉. Action packed first half. As a bonus I think TV …

2021-03-19: Watched: Solaris, 1972 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-03-15: Watched: On the Road, 2012 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-03-14: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: William The Conqueror (40), Hogwood, Academy of Ancient Music, Kirkby (28), …

2021-03-13: England 23 - 20 France in the Six Nations. Really enjoyed that - sharp, open, flowing rugby by both …

2021-03-09: Returning Seren

2021-03-09: Painting 🎨

2021-03-07: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Alabama Shakes (25), Nick Cave & Warren Ellis (16), William The …

2021-03-07: The Jalapeño Popper Vegan Grilled Cheese (jalapeños, pickled chillis, chilli jam and vegan cheese in …

2021-03-06: This has stuck in my mind from last night’s Later … with Jools Holland - Tom Jones & …

2021-03-06: Another short Test match, another England batting collapse. India win the Test series 3-1 🏏

2021-03-04: Risking it

2021-03-04: Watched: Pretty Woman, 1990 - ★★★ 🎥

2021-03-03: Watched: The Shape of Water, 2017 - ★★★½ 🎥

2021-03-02: Morning birdsong 🎵 Recorded Werfa, Aberdare at 10:16am on Tuesday, 2nd March 2021

2021-02-28: Coffee in the sun 🌞 ☕️

2021-02-28: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 28: up — Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, March 2019 📷

2021-02-28: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: William The Conqueror (45), The Nightingales (25), Laundromat (14), Alabama …

2021-02-27: Wales 40 - 24 England. The rest of my household is happy. 🏉

2021-02-27: Half-time. Wales 17 - 14 England. Not sure how Wales got two tries, some strange decisions by the …

2021-02-27: Six Nations Wales v England starting soon. 🏉

2021-02-27: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 27: pompasetting — Pompasetting at the National …

2021-02-27: Laundromat and on Bandcamp 🔗 — Three EPs. Blue, Green Red. Electronic and relaxed. Laundromat is …

2021-02-26: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 26: favourite — August 2008. First time at my …

2021-02-25: England bowled out for 81. Achieving their lowest total in a Test in India 😢. So far in the day - …

2021-02-25: Now India open there bowling with 2 wickets in the first 3 deliveries by Axar Patel. Wow! 🏏

2021-02-25: Joe Root bowling in the first session this morning - 5 wickets for 8 runs in 6.2 overs. His first …

2021-02-25: Michael Rosen blog post on Reading for Pleasure 📚 🔗 A child A book A read A chat. This is the way …

2021-02-25: England 112 all out yesterday, India now 125-8 after an hour of play this morning. Some impressive …

2021-02-25: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 25: code — Not exactly code but the 3rd century BCE …

2021-02-24: Gardening Diary 🌱 — 📅 24th February 2021 — Three wasabi plants I planted in May last year have …

2021-02-24: Third Test India v England - pink ball match - at Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad is about to start. …

2021-02-24: Currently reading: Jews Don’t Count by David Baddiel 📚

2021-02-24: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 24: baby — My daughter and her babies at …

2021-02-23: The Great British Art Tour: why is Keats at Guy’s hospital? 🔗 The Romantic poet John Keats …

2021-02-23: John Keats: five poets on his best poems, 200 years since his death 🔗 Ode to a Nightingale (1819) My …

2021-02-23: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 23: banana — Sal, Cape Verde, April 2016 📷

2021-02-22: Re-watched Season 1 of For All Mankind over the last five days - now ready to embark on Season 2 👨‍🚀 …

2021-02-22: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 22: spell 📷

2021-02-21: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 21: colors — Burano, December 2016 📷

2021-02-21: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Carole King (24), Strawbs (20), Arlo Parks (12), Nun Gun (12) & The …

2021-02-20: Kazuo Ishiguro: ‘AI, gene-editing, big data … I worry we are not in control of these …

2021-02-20: I’ve missed a couple of days of the Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge but am trying …

2021-02-20: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 20: weather — Crete, August 2016 📷

2021-02-17: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 17: still — Penderyn Distillery, April 2013 📷

2021-02-16: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 16: erudite — Amsterdam, March 2019 📷

2021-02-15: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 15: reflection — I still have my Power Macintosh G4 …

2021-02-14: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 14: compassion — I prepared a Valentine’s Day …

2021-02-14: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: The Nightingales (22), Strawbs (18), Carole King (14), James Taylor (11) …

2021-02-14: Waking up to a Sunday morning England collapse 😔 🏏

2021-02-13: ‘It shook me to my core’: 50 years of Carole King’s Tapestry 🔗 James Taylor: The …

2021-02-13: Six Nations - Italy score a try against England after two and a half minutes of play 😢 🏉

2021-02-13: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 13: make — It’s snowing 🌨️. I’m making …

2021-02-12: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 12: sporg — British Museum, January 2020 📷

2021-02-11: Watched: King Rocker, 2021 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-02-11: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 11: machine — Agios Nikolaos, Messenia, Greece, 2015 …

2021-02-10: Watched: Pawn Sacrifice, 2014 - ★★½ 🎥

2021-02-10: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 10: energy — Solar & Wind 📷

2021-02-09: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 9: muddy — Tom at Challenge Valley - the muddiest …

2021-02-08: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 8: hope — Hoping to reach the summit, Vesuvius, …

2021-02-07: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 7: craving — travel, eating out, warm weather 📷

2021-02-07: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Piotr Anderszewski (13), Furtwängler, BPO (2), Glenn Gould (2), Bartok …

2021-02-06: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 6: sport — Millennium Stadium, 24th November 2007, …

2021-02-05: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 5: pets 📷

2021-02-04: Watched: Snowpiercer, 2013 - ★★★½ 🎥

2021-02-04: Great news - India vs England TV coverage: Channel 4 seals rights 🔗 🏏 It means the first Test in …

2021-02-04: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 4: layers — Rome, 2018 📷

2021-02-03: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 3: comfort 📷

2021-02-03: ‘Healthy and positive’ communities: Facebook and the restriction of political content 🔗 Recently …

2021-02-02: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 2: morning beverage — Preparing breakfast coffee at …

2021-02-01: Micro.blog February Photoblogging Challenge Day 1: close up — Portugal, 2005 📷

2021-01-31: Watched: The Dig, 2021 - ★★★★½ 🎥

2021-01-31: Wintry scenes have returned this morning ❄️

2021-01-31: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Piotr Anderszewski (9), Holly Macve (6), Lael Neale (4) & Glenn Gould …

2021-01-30: The Dig: Will Gompertz film review 🔗 It’s late summer in England, 1939. The sight and sound of …

2021-01-30: Facebook is banning leftwing users like me - and it’s going largely unnoticed | Akin Olla 🔗 In …

2021-01-30: Viral Lies 🔗 Some falsehoods about the pandemic are so dangerous that they should be banned. By …

2021-01-29: Watched: The Theory of Everything, 2014 - ★★★½ 🎥

2021-01-26: Watched: The Quiet Ones, 2014 - ★★½ 🎥

2021-01-26: Venice, January 2019 📷

2021-01-26: Antiquarium of Pompeii reopens 🔗 The Antiquarium of Pompeii reopened today after an extensive …

2021-01-25: Orion

2021-01-24: Watched: Parasite, 2019 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-01-24: Currently reading: Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline 📚

2021-01-24: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Years & Years (31), Suede (27), Yorkston/Thorne/Khan (27), Concerto …

2021-01-24: I’ve woken up to a slight change from the sunshine of yesterday ❄️

2021-01-23: Walk then beer in the winter afternoon sun ☀️ 🍺

2021-01-23: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ flickrfriday, recursion

2021-01-23: Baking some homemade burger buns for later today 🍔 🍞

2021-01-22: I don’t know the details, but it can’t be a bad thing. 🍺

2021-01-22: Watched: Ready Player One, 2018 - ★★★½ 🎥

2021-01-21: Watched: Cure, 1997 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-01-20: Been tinkering with @vincent’s Sublime Ads on my blog thedimpau.se. Works very nicely. 👍

2021-01-19: India beat Australia by 3 wickets in the fourth and final Test. Tremendous finish to the series, …

2021-01-19: Up early enough to see the final 25 overs of the fourth Australia v India Test match. Rishabh Pant …

2021-01-17: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Prefab Sprout (11), David Bowie (6), Troyka (4), Melody Gardot (4) & …

2021-01-16: A vegan cheese selection from Honestly Tasty was very impressive.

2021-01-16: Watched: Education, 2020 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-01-14: Watched: Alex Wheatle, 2020 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-01-13: Watched: Red, White and Blue, 2020 - ★★★½ 🎥

2021-01-12: Watched: Lovers Rock, 2020 - ★★★ 🎥

2021-01-10: Watched: Pierrot le Fou, 1965 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2021-01-10: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Walter, Columbia SO (4), Walter, Columbia SO, Miller (4), Ian Bostridge, …

2021-01-09: Watched: Mangrove, 2020 - ★★★★ 🎥

2021-01-07: Walking in a frosty Dare Valley Country Park this morning. Views from the Penrhiwllech Trail. Plenty …

2021-01-07: Published 17 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️

2021-01-07: Can’t resist staying up late to see the start of the third Test between Australia and India in …

2021-01-05: There’s no need to peel ginger | Waste not 🔗 I used to peel my ginger badly, trimming off …

2021-01-03: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Glenn Gould (8), The Doors (5), Evgeny Kissin (3), Radiohead (3) & …

2021-01-03: Watched: Red Sparrow, 2018 - ★★ 🎥

2021-01-02: Doorstep Flame Grilling Beyond Burgers 🍔. Getting my first BBQ of the year in early.

2021-01-01: Happy Panoramic Homely New Year to All

2020-12-29: Watched: Tenet, 2020 - ★★★★½ 🎥

2020-12-27: Running a little late, but finally starting to cook our Xmas Dinner.

2020-12-27: Watched: Coco, 2017 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-12-27: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Robby Krieger (20), Robert Wyatt (5), Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra …

2020-12-25: Xmas day. Eggs make me angry 😡

2020-12-20: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Bob Dylan (19), Janet Baker, Raimund Herincx, ECO, Lewis (18), Glenn Gould …

2020-12-13: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Ivor Cutler (92), Janácek Quartet (7), Robert Wyatt (7), Furtwängler, VPO …

2020-12-06: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Kevin Morby (10), Haitink, Concertgebouw (6), Herman Dune (5), Robert Wyatt …

2020-12-02: Published 32 photos on my Flickr account — Cardiff Before Christmas 📷

2020-12-01: Check in 🗺 — Bunch of Grapes. Bilidowcar Single Hop from Tenby Harbwr Brewery. Pan fried hake. 🍺 🐟

2020-12-01: Check in 🗺 — Barker Coffee. Cappuccino and smoked salmon, cream cheese and rocket bagel. Great idea …

2020-11-30: Fairly quiet at 9:30pm on Monday night in Cardiff.

2020-11-30: Check in 🗺 — Back to Revolucion de Cuba for wine after Bar 44. 🍷

2020-11-30: Chocolate truffles and sherry.

2020-11-30: Tapas at Bar 44 in Cardiff.

2020-11-30: Check in 🗺 — Bar 44 for tapas and wine 🍷

2020-11-30: Having Monday Margaritas at Revolucion de Cuba before Wales’ Friday alcohol restrictions…

2020-11-30: Check in 🗺 — Revolucion de Cuba. Margaritas🍸

2020-11-30: Check in 🗺 — Duke of Wellington. Malbec 🍷

2020-11-30: Currently reading: The Ruins by Mat Osman 📚

2020-11-30: Check in 🗺 — Two nights in the Hilton, Cardiff.

2020-11-30: Enclosing their lives Old castle walls reinforce The rule of the few ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-29: Check in 🗺 — The Gwaelod y Garth Inn . Sunday lunch. Hereford Pale Ale 🍺

2020-11-29: I’m gazing downwards A tiny pedestrian Fights against the flow ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-29: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Gwenifer Raymond (45), Robert Wyatt (27), Haitink, Concertgebouw (23), …

2020-11-28: Behind a dark mask Punchinello imagines Time of Carnival ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-27: Nice to have the return of some international cricket. South Africa v England T20 at Newlands, Cape …

2020-11-27: What can be certain? No dilemma for Descartes - I am, I exist ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-26: Adjust the colour Wait for something to happen But nothing was changed ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-25: Watched: Time Trap, 2017 - ★½ 🎥

2020-11-25: A call through the mist Angry noisy chattering Tiding of magpies ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-24: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ believe, flickrfriday

2020-11-24: Ancient monument Provision of memory On featureless plains ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-23: Books quickly devoured But to capture the meaning Is more of an art ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-22: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Gwenifer Raymond (17), Glenn Gould (7), Robert Wyatt (6), Il Giardino …

2020-11-22: Check in 🗺 — Rhoswenallt Inn. Jemina’s Pitchfork and Santa’s Little Belter 🍺

2020-11-22: Seeking a refuge Lands of milk and honey lie Beyond the border ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-21: A winter journey Departing warmth and shelter Towards the unknown ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-20: Why are the Labour party turning their back on the Green Industrial Revolution? … 🔗 Labour’s …

2020-11-20: The piles of books I posted a photo of yesterday have been re-housed upstairs. According to Apple …

2020-11-20: Old photographs fade Our history in albums Dusty from neglect ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-19: Moving four large bookcases. Trying to prevent our books from descending into chaos. 😊 📚

2020-11-19: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ melting, flickrfriday

2020-11-19: End of a rainbow in the Dare Valley Country Park.

2020-11-19: Check in 🗺 — Dare Valley Country Park.

2020-11-19: Possible worlds spin Planets around their orbits Peopled by strangers ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-18: Covering the tree - Dependence on an other - Lichen spreads slowly ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-17: My train of thought lost Interruptions disturb me Or are they welcome? ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-16: Sunrise this morning.

2020-11-16: Pale marble headstone Memory of young poet - A broken Greek lyre ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-15: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Herman Dune (29), Ivor Cutler (9), Robert Wyatt (8), Plastics (4) & …

2020-11-15: Rumbling thunder sounds Far away lightning flashes Rain in the valleys ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-14: Trees disturbed by breeze Shadows beyond the window Spooky gloominess ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-13: Difficult to guess The story of an image Caught in an instant ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-12: Hard and unyielding All things will slowly wear down Given enough time ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-11: Watched: American Beauty, 1999 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2020-11-11: Mary on the Green I’d say the bright statue speaks In true memory ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-10: Check in 🗺 — Pukka Tucka. Cheese toastie and latte ☕️

2020-11-10: Mary Wollstonecraft finally honoured with statue after 200 years. 🔗 It shows a silvery naked …

2020-11-10: Elderly pathways Straight lines through an empty town Lost destinations ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-09: Force me to select One highlight of the autumn - Abundance of squash ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-08: Trying to bind us Ivy creeps slowly over The cracks in our walls ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-07: Earlier fears were well founded. Difficult to get above 250°C with the wood we had available. Tried …

2020-11-07: Trying our pizza oven with its wood burner for the first time. It’s brilliant when gas fired but I’m …

2020-11-07: To inflate one’s worth Beyond the reality - Mistake of many ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-06: Beginning of day Puzzling over breakfast tea Wondering what next? ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-05: Green changed to amber Pine needles are covering Red tiles on the stoop ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-04: Near neighbours entwine Branches and tendrils twisted Broken in the fall ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-03: A fake persona Wane into obscurity Astonish me now ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-02: Concentrate on sleep Losing thoughts and ideas Mislaid in the mist ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-01: An autumn morning Dreary days of wind and rain Sweeping sodden leaves ✏️ #mbnov

2020-11-01: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Plastics (25), Glenn Gould (11), Itzhak Perlman (4), Krček, Capella …

2020-10-31: John Keats was born #OnThisDay, 31st October 1795. And on 31st October 1820 the 25 year old poet …

2020-10-31: We Stand with Jeremy Corbyn 🔗 Jeremy Corbyn has been a champion of decency and an ally to all …

2020-10-31: The Weaponisation of Labour Antisemitism 🔗 — David Graeber

2020-10-29: Published 30 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ Paris 1997

2020-10-26: Without Trace - George Monbiot 🔗 If you are not incandescent with rage, you haven’t grasped the …

2020-10-25: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Ivor Cutler (18), Glenn Gould (17), Robert Wyatt (13), Kevin Morby (10) …

2020-10-24: Very weird that Six Nations rugby is on in October. But watching Ireland v Italy 🏉

2020-10-24: Watched: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, 2020 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-10-21: Watched: Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, 2006 - …

2020-10-20: Check in 🗺 — Bunch of Grapes for lunch and Grey Trees’ Mosaic Pale Ale 🍺

2020-10-19: The State of It – George Monbiot 🔗 The Conservative promise to shrink the state was always a con. …

2020-10-18: Watched: The Greatest Showman, 2017 - ★★★ 🎥

2020-10-18: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Glenn Gould (94), Waxahatchee (23), Kevin Morby (21), Real Estate (21) …

2020-10-16: Watched: The Personal History of David Copperfield, 2019 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-10-15: Inspired by seeing the Eastern European Jewish sweet bread babka on The Great British Bake Off I …

2020-10-14: 14 Oct 2020 at 10:09 - Walking Track - Check out my @viewranger track (#walking) - total distance …

2020-10-14: A Day in the Life Walking through the Ynys Recreation Ground — Aberdare Cricket Club winding down …

2020-10-12: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Glenn Gould (32), Jonathan Wilson (26), Pet Shimmers (24), Garcia Peoples …

2020-10-11: Worrying. I have become that elderly person with a blanket on their lap. It’s getting chilly …

2020-10-11: Whitebait, mackerel with black garlic braised lentils and a coffee crème brûlée - a brilliant Sunday …

2020-10-11: Check in 🗺 — Sunday dinner at the Bunch of Grapes 🍺

2020-10-10: Crete, 2004

2020-10-09: Watched: The Fly, 1958 - ★★★★½ 🎥

2020-10-08: Watched: Akira, 1988 - ★★★ 🎥

2020-10-08: Currently reading: The Fire of Joy by Clive James 📚

2020-10-08: Currently reading: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman 📚

2020-10-07: Watched: Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould, 2009 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2020-10-07: Earliest frescoes in Venice found during mosaic restoration 🔗 They also offer a rare glimpse into …

2020-10-07: The most important invention of the 20th century keeps us alive but is killing the environment. The …

2020-10-06: Continuing the saga - Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for Ugandan rolex. Superb! Far exceeded my …

2020-10-06: From standup to stanzas: Frank Skinner’s terrific guide to poetry 🔗 Now embarking on its …

2020-10-04: Aston Villa - Liverpool finishes 7-2. Outstanding night for Villa! ⚽️

2020-10-04: Aston Villa v Liverpool. Villa leading 4-1 at half-time! Hat-trick for Ollie Watkins 😃 ⚽️

2020-10-04: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Juliette Gréco (80), Michael Kiwanuka (34), Glenn Gould (28), Pet Shimmers …

2020-10-03: Watched: Hacksaw Ridge, 2016 - ★★½ 🎥

2020-10-03: Bread today turned out surprisingly cat-like. Tasted good but not sure what made the loaf collapse. …

2020-10-03: How the Indian Premier League clean bowled English T20 cricket 🔗🏏 Two hundred million people watched …

2020-10-03: Why Radiohead are the Blackest white band of our times 🔗 Radiohead released Kid A 20 years ago …

2020-10-03: Baking won’t get me through a Covid winter but a bossy, breathless Melvyn Bragg just might 🔗 In Our …

2020-10-02: For my second night of cooking Meera Sodha recipes I’ve gone for vegan chilli cornbread with …

2020-10-02: Watched: Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould, 1993 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-10-01: Cooking Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for Shaoxing and soy braised tofu with pak choi. And sticky …

2020-10-01: Watched: The Social Dilemma, 2020 - ★★½ 🎥

2020-10-01: France divided over calls for Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine to be reburied in Panthéon 🔗 The …

2020-09-28: Clive James: ‘The poems I remember are the milestones marking the journey of my life’ 🔗 …

2020-09-27: ‘He returned to what he really was’: Clive James’s daughter on his poetic farewell …

2020-09-27: Every time I read Meera Sodha’s column in The Guardian I find things I must cook. My latest …

2020-09-27: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Glenn Gould (4), Krček, Capella Istropolitana (3), Golschmann, Columbia SO, …

2020-09-26: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ lazy, flickrfriday

2020-09-26: Aperol Spritzing our way through a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon. 😎

2020-09-26: A Pizza Express Neptune Pizza 🔗 — Excerpt: I’m sure Pizza Express won’t mind my singing …

2020-09-25: David Graeber, anthropologist and author of Bullshit Jobs, dies aged 59 🔗 — Excerpt: David Graeber, …

2020-09-25: Why Can’t My Camera Capture the Wildfire Sky? 🔗 — Your Phone Wasn’t Built for the Apocalypse

2020-09-25: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ industrial, flickrfriday

2020-09-24: Big bread - Turkish bread from a Cardiff bakery. 🥖

2020-09-24: Watched: Interstellar, 2014 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2020-09-20: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Kevin Morby (35), David Bowie (17), Cornershop (15), Laura Marling (15) …

2020-09-19: Check in 🗺 — Pembroke Castle. 🏰

2020-09-19: Addressing The Claims In JK Rowling’s Justification For Transphobia 🔗 — Excerpt: Recently JK …

2020-09-18: Check in 🗺 — Pembroke Rugby Football Club. Old Speckled Hen.🍺

2020-09-18: Breakfast on Manorbier beach this morning.

2020-09-18: Check in 🗺 — The Dial Inn, Lamphey. Bilidowcar Single Hop Pale Ale (Tenby Harbour Brewery). 🍺

2020-09-17: Never cooked on a gas barbecue before this week. Never thought I’d close a lid on a barbecue whilst …

2020-09-17: Bethesda Baptist Church, Narberth.

2020-09-16: Glenn Maxwell gets his century and looks like he and Carey will win the match and the ODI series for …

2020-09-16: Pleased that Test Match Special is still broadcast on 198 kHz Radio 4 Long Wave and not just on …

2020-09-16: Sprilly Maid by Caffle Brewery. Ale infused with rosemary. Very good, even when drunk out of a …

2020-09-16: Currently reading: Another Now: Dispatches from an Alternative Present by Yanis Varoufakis 📚

2020-09-15: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ horizon, flickrfriday

2020-09-15: BBQ time.

2020-09-15: Check in 🗺 — Florence Springs Eco Glamping. Woodstock Hobbit House.

2020-09-15: Check in 🗺 — Lillies Coffee Shop, Narberth. Cappuccino ☕️.

2020-09-14: Hobbit facilities.

2020-09-14: Now moved into a Hobbit House.

2020-09-14: Spent a few hours on South Beach, Tenby today.

2020-09-14: Check in 🗺 — Harbwr Tap & Kitchen. Caldey Lollipop 🍺.

2020-09-14: Currently reading: Talking to My Daughter: A Brief History of Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis 📚

2020-09-13: Tenby Harbour. Round and about Tenby for a few days.

2020-09-13: Check in 🗺 — Broadmead Hotel, Tenby.

2020-09-13: Check in 🗺 — Coach & Horses, Tenby.

2020-09-13: Yanis Varoufakis: capitalism isn’t working. Here’s an alternative 🔗 — Excerpt: When …

2020-09-10: Watched: The Legend of Hell House, 1973 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2020-09-06: England beat Australia by 6 wickets and win the T20 series by taking a 2-0 lead. Not as entertaining …

2020-09-06: Australia finish on 157-7. 🏏

2020-09-06: Today’s England v Australia Second International T20 is live on BBC One. And Australia are 3-2 after …

2020-09-06: Watched: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, 2016 - ★★ 🎥

2020-09-06: Currently reading: Bob Willis: A Cricketer and a Gentleman by Bob Willis and Mike Dickson 📚

2020-09-04: Wow! That was a surprise, Australia collapse and England win the 1st Vitality T20 International. …

2020-09-04: England 162-7 in their T20 innings. Reachable for Australia. 🏏

2020-09-04: Some great batting from Dawid Malan in the 1st England v Australia T20. England don’t look like …

2020-09-04: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ pentaxk100d, flickrfriday, magnetic

2020-09-02: How maps in the media make us more negative about migrants 🔗 — Excerpt: It’s like one of those …

2020-09-01: Bakewell Tart. ☕️

2020-09-01: Check in 🗺 — Costa Coffee, Strensham Services.

2020-08-31: Watched: Joker, 2019 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-08-31: Delicious breakfast this morning, bookmarked for cooking again - 🔗 Vegan Mushroom Bacon Breakfast …

2020-08-31: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 31: Love — Honeymoon, 1996 📷

2020-08-31: Greece is the word for white wines 🔗 — Excerpt: Diamantakis Diamantopetra White, Crete, Greece 2019 …

2020-08-30: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 30: Discovery — Finding jellyfish on Llansteffan Beach …

2020-08-30: Check in 🗺 — Llansteffan Beach

2020-08-30: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: The Just Joans (41), LCP, Norrington (17), Holland Baroque Society, Rachel …

2020-08-29: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 29: Flake — December 2010 was probably the heaviest …

2020-08-28: England v Pakistan first T20 match is underway at Old Trafford. Really surprised that the weather …

2020-08-28: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 28: Emotions — Overexcitement 📷

2020-08-28: Watched: Prospect, 2018 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-08-28: Autonomy Online: A Case For The IndieWeb 🔗 — Excerpt: There is an alternative to corporate bubbles …

2020-08-27: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 27: Overcome — I did not overcome the opposition …

2020-08-27: Watched: The Edge, 2019 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-08-26: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 26: Relentless — Yesterday the wind was relentless …

2020-08-25: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 25: (Abandon) Hope — London, January 2020 📷

2020-08-24: Italy in a bowl: 10 simple, delicious summer pasta recipes – chosen by chefs 🔗 — Excerpt: Pasta with …

2020-08-24: Lunch 🐟

2020-08-24: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ vanishingpoint, flickrfriday

2020-08-24: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 24: Frosty — Cool chillies 🌶 📷

2020-08-24: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 23: Graceful — Ballet Seren, 2009 📷 (late entry …

2020-08-24: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Jacobs, Concerto Vocale, Nederlands Kamerkoor (51), Tan, LCP, Norrington …

2020-08-22: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 22: Home — Streaming Green Man Festival in the garden …

2020-08-21: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 21: Crunch 📷

2020-08-21: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ countryside, flickrfriday

2020-08-20: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 20: Change — Just noticed that this roughly circular …

2020-08-19: Watched: The Dark Knight Rises, 2012 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-08-19: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 19: Ribbon — My Grandfather’s France and Germany …

2020-08-18: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 18: Grid — Bridge grids - Prince of Wales (Second …

2020-08-18: Check in 🗺 — Giggling Squid.

2020-08-18: Check in 🗺 — Clifton Suspension Bridge.

2020-08-17: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 17: Cuddly 📷

2020-08-16: Glamorgan’s first home game of the recently started cricket season - Glamorgan v Gloucestershire at …

2020-08-16: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 16: Stationary — Almost… 📷

2020-08-16: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: La Serenissima, Chandler, Bircher, Whelan (28), Tame Impala (24), Another …

2020-08-15: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 15: Silhouette — Cardiff Bay, January 2020 📷

2020-08-15: Check in 🗺 — Cwrw Gorslas in a Pod at the Rhoswenallt. 🍺

2020-08-14: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 14: Among — Among the undergrowth… 📷

2020-08-14: Watched: The Dark Knight, 2008 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-08-14: Field of Streams - Green Man Festival 🔗 — Summary: Green Man has announced plans for a virtual …

2020-08-14: Sir Roger Norrington Interview with Bruce Duffie 🔗 — Excerpt: Sir Roger Arthur Carver Norrington was …

2020-08-13: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ flickrfriday, splash

2020-08-13: Watched: Batman Begins, 2005 - ★★★★½ 🎥

2020-08-13: The weather was a little unpredictable today ☔️

2020-08-13: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 13: Filter 📷

2020-08-12: Paella de verduras 🥘

2020-08-12: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 12: Sound — Garden chimes 📷

2020-08-11: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 11: Transport — Aberdare Bus Station 📷

2020-08-10: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 10: Windows 📷

2020-08-09: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 9: Black and White — Nasturtium 📷

2020-08-09: Finished reading: Matilda Infantry Tank 1938-45 by David Fletcher 📚

2020-08-09: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Another Sky (36), Golschmann, Columbia SO, Gould (15), Bernstein, Columbia …

2020-08-09: How to make the most of past-their-best aubergines – recipe 🔗 — Excerpt: India is a country that’s …

2020-08-08: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 8: View — Looking over Aberdare

2020-08-07: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 7: Day tripping — My in-laws took a day trip to our …

2020-08-07: Debut album from Another Sky - I Slept on the Floor - just arrived in this morning’s post. 👏 🎵

2020-08-07: Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd Went to the Bunch of Grapes in Pontypridd for a meal last night - pubs and restaurants in Wales were …

2020-08-06: Bunch of Grapes. Check in 🗺

2020-08-06: Pakistan’s bowling attack is looking sharp. England 12-3 after 5.3 overs. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 v 🇵🇰 1st Test, Day …

2020-08-06: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 6: Bisect 📷

2020-08-05: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ flickrfriday, 90degrees

2020-08-05: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 5: Flow — Afon Cynon, Aberdâr

2020-08-04: Wasn’t expecting Ireland to beat England in the One Day International 🏏 today - close ending to an …

2020-08-04: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 4: Peace — A Crass badge from the early 1980s. 🎵📷

2020-08-04: Why Autonomy News? – Autonomy News 🔗 — Excerpt: The Autonomy News collective plans to produce …

2020-08-04: The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born #OnThisDay, 4th August 1792.

2020-08-03: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 3: Bug 📷

2020-08-03: Casa do Frango’s Portuguese summer spread – recipes 🔗 — Excerpt: Chargrilled spicy cauliflower with …

2020-08-02: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 2: Floating 📷

2020-08-02: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Holland Baroque Society, Rachel Podger (36), Itzhak Perlman (32), Nick Cave …

2020-08-01: Micro.blog August Photoblogging Challenge Day 1: Up 📷

2020-08-01: A waste-free Middle Eastern runner bean meze recipe 🔗 — Excerpt: At 14, I worked on a pig farm for …

2020-07-29: New Research Reveals Origin of Stonehenge Stones 🔗 — Excerpt: A new study has revealed the origins …

2020-07-29: Currently reading: The Periodic Table by Primo Levi 📚

2020-07-28: Watched: Blindness, 2008 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2020-07-26: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Algiers (65), Blake Mills (55), Mitropoulos, NYPO (54), Kikagaku Moyo (22) …

2020-07-25: Saturday night pizza 🍕

2020-07-25: Basil and wine - in the midst of making pizza 🍕 🍷

2020-07-24: The scramble for Edtech — just another data mining operation? 🔗 — Excerpt: …students aren’t …

2020-07-23: Published 5 photos on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ venice, italy, ilford, xp2

2020-07-23: Published 1 photo on my Flickr account 📷 🏷️ canoneos300d, flickrfriday, polished

2020-07-22: Cardiacs’ Tim Smith: a one-man subculture who inspired total devotion — Excerpt: Tim Smith, …

2020-07-22: Chris Frantz: Remain in Love 🔗 — Excerpt: David Byrne overwhelms the image of Talking Heads. With …

2020-07-21: Watched: Annihilation, 2018 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-07-21: Watched: Looper, 2012 - ★★★ 🎥

2020-07-20: Watched: Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, 2018 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-07-18: Check in 🗺 — Tinto Lounge. First meal out since the beginning of March. Very good vegan Beyond …

2020-07-16: Published 1 photo on my Flickr account 📷

2020-07-13: Goan Fish Curry with Fragrant Rice 🔗 — Excerpt: Method Prep time: 10 min Cooking time: 30 min Step 1 …

2020-07-13: Watched: Weekend, 1967 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-07-12: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Algiers (27), Nadine Shah (11), Abbado, BPO (1), Furtwängler, BPO (1) & …

2020-07-11: Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for Sri Lankan cucumber cashew curry 🔗 — Excerpt: It’s possible …

2020-07-10: Watched: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, 2020 - ½ 🎥

2020-07-10: Watched: Greyhound, 2020 - ★★½ 🎥

2020-07-09: Watched: Aniara, 2018 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-07-08: Published 1 photo on my Flickr account 📷

2020-07-08: The Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley died #OnThisDay, 8th July 1822, at the age of 29, when his …

2020-07-05: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Paul Weller (61), Mitropoulos, NYPO (23), Algiers (9) & David Bowie (9) …

2020-07-04: Watched: Zombieland: Double Tap, 2019 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-07-02: Published 2 photos on my Flickr account 📷

2020-06-28: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Bob Dylan (10) via tweekly.fm

2020-06-26: Currently reading: The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell 📚

2020-06-26: Watched: Coherence, 2013 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-06-25: Published 1 photo on my Flickr account 📷

2020-06-22: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Sena Jurinac & Franz Holletschek (20), Mitropoulos, Minneapolis SO (8), …

2020-06-22: Watched: All the Money in the World, 2017 - ★★½ 🎥

2020-06-21: Watched: What We Do in the Shadows, 2014 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-06-14: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: The Young’Uns (17), Ewan McColl & Peggy Seeger (10), Park Jiha …

2020-06-14: Tried making sushi for the first time today - avocado and cucumber rolls.

2020-06-12: Flickr Blog - Why today’s Explore is important. 🔗 — Excerpt: Today we’re populating Flickr’s Explore …

2020-06-11: Watched: The Vast of Night, 2019 - ★★ 🎥

2020-06-10: Watched: Get Out, 2017 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-06-08: Watched: Days of the Bagnold Summer, 2019 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-06-08: Linguine with carrot top pesto 🥕

2020-06-08: Published 1 photos on my Flickr account 📷

2020-06-08: Vegetables: Riverford Organic Farmers 🌱 Using my submission to this week’s Flickr FlickrFriday theme #Vegetables in praise of …

2020-06-07: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: A.L. Lloyd & Ewan MacColl (80), A.L. Lloyd (26), Ewan MacColl (23), …

2020-06-07: Watched: Justice League, 2017 - ★★ 🎥

2020-06-06: Currently reading: My Lord, What a Morning by Marian Anderson 📚

2020-06-04: Published 1 photo on my Flickr account 📷

2020-06-03: Watched: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 2016 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-05-31: Watched: Snowpiercer, 2013 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-05-31: Watched: Audition, 1999 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-05-30: A historic walk around Aberdare town centre 🔗 — Excerpt: Many of us visit Aberdare to shop and for …

2020-05-28: Further Delay to Cricket Season Announced 🔗 — Excerpt: The England & Wales Cricket Board have …

2020-05-27: Garden plant identification. Does anyone know what these purple flowers are? 🌱

2020-05-25: Rosa canina, commonly known as the dog rose. 🌱

2020-05-25: Watched: A Quiet Place, 2018 - ★★★ 🎥

2020-05-25: Gardening Diary 🌱 — 📅 25th May 2020 After years of neglect we’ve been trying to improve and actually make use of the area of …

2020-05-24: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Glenn Gould (19), Marian Anderson & Franz Rupp (18), Marian Anderson …

2020-05-22: Sister Seren popped round for tea this evening. ✝️

2020-05-21: I’m an NHS doctor – and I’ve had enough of people clapping for me 🔗 — Excerpt: I work …

2020-05-20: Currently reading: The Book of Tokyo: A City In Short Fiction (Reading the City) edited by Jim …

2020-05-20: This week’s Flickr Friday theme of Childhood Memories gave me the opportunity to do this. Luckily …

2020-05-18: Track 18 May 2020 at 14:30 - Walking Track - ViewRanger 🔗 – 5 mile circular route.

2020-05-18: The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now 🔗 — Excerpt: It’s a foolish endeavour to try …

2020-05-14: Track 14 May 2020 at 14:45 - Walking Track - ViewRanger 🔗 – afternoon walk.

2020-05-10: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Einstürzende Neubauten (43), Florestan Trio (18), Busch String Quartet (17) …

2020-05-05: Covid-19 surveillance tech explained: 6 ways governments are monitoring the virus – and you 🔗 — …

2020-05-05: Brace yourself for the most dangerous idea yet: most people are pretty decent 🔗 — Excerpt: Right …

2020-05-03: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Mark Padmore; Paul Lewis (2), Michael Riesman & Philip Glass Ensemble …

2020-05-03: Watched: Suicide Squad, 2016 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-04-30: Watched: The Game, 1997 - ★★★½ 🎥

2020-04-26: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: EOB (28), Radiohead (14), Kavus Torabi (10), Laura Marling (10) & …

2020-04-25: Intense Santorini 🇬🇷

2020-04-25: Evening games.

2020-04-25: Lockdown just got serious - teaching my wife and daughter to play chess - their first game… ♟

2020-04-24: Watched: The Wandering Earth, 2019 - ★★½ 🎥

2020-04-24: Currently reading: Whatever by Michel Houellebecq 📚

2020-04-24: ECB announces further delay to the professional cricket season. No professional cricket will be …

2020-04-21: Watched: Things to Come, 2016 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-04-20: Rachel Roddy’s recipe for piadina flatbread 🔗 — Excerpt: No 17 on my plan of things to do when …

2020-04-19: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: EOB (49), Julian Cope (13), Au Pairs (10), Kavus Torabi (3) & Soul II …

2020-04-17: Currently reading: We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast by Jonathan Safran Foer …

2020-04-16: Easy as 1,2,3: chefs on the 50 most simple, delicious three-ingredient recipes 🔗 — Excerpt: Most …

2020-04-15: …and this is the card we got her 😸

2020-04-15: My daughter’s 19th lockdown birthday celebration this morning. 🎉

2020-04-14: Radical Wordsworth by Jonathan Bate review – fleet-footed and inspiriting 🔗 — Excerpt: In 1798, …

2020-04-12: Regressing back to medieval times today and drinking mead with hops from Wye Valley Meadery.

2020-04-12: Chard dressed with lemon and Parmesan 🔗 — Excerpt: Method Prep time: 15 min Cooking time: 10 min The …

2020-04-12: Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien: ‘Humanity has only really learned from disaster’ 🔗 — …

2020-04-12: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Bob Dylan (22), Kavus Torabi (20), Laura Marling (13), Julian Cope (11) …

2020-04-10: Copycats 🐈

2020-04-09: Watched: Riverworld, 2003 ★ 🎥

2020-04-09: Currently reading: Ascension by Gregory Dowling 📚

2020-04-07: William Wordsworth was born on 7th April 1770. #OnThisDay 250 years ago.

2020-04-05: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: David Bowie (2), Another Sky (1), Caravan (1), Echo & the Bunnymen (1) …

2020-04-02: Kimchi Miso Hotpot

2020-04-02: In the process of cooking a Kimchi Miso Hotpot from Tim Anderson’s Vegan Japaneasy

2020-04-01: Dark Sky Blog 🔗 – Dark Sky has joined Apple.

2020-03-30: Watched: 2 Days in Paris, 2007 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-03-29: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: The Fall (56), Julian Cope (21), Bernstein, NYPO (10), Neil Young (10) …

2020-03-28: Cooked pizzas. Scary daughter included! 🍕

2020-03-28: Watched: Zombieland, 2009 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-03-28: Saturday night pizzas about to go into the oven 🍕

2020-03-28: Watched: Vivarium, 2019 - ★★★★★ 🎥

2020-03-27: Currently reading: The Feed by Nick Clark Windo 📚

2020-03-26: Coronavirus in context: a guide to help you understand the pandemic 🔗 — Excerpt: The coronavirus has …

2020-03-23: Just received Tim Anderson’s Vegan JapanEasy in today’s post. Still awaiting delivery of some …

2020-03-23: Cricket has lost the role it had in 1939 but it’s still far more than a game 🔗 — Excerpt: …

2020-03-22: We’ve got no shortage of coffee making options. ☕️

2020-03-22: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Julian Cope (13), Baudo, LPO (10), Bernstein, NYPO (10), Cornershop (10) …

2020-03-21: Sunny spring day in the garden, if a little breezy.

2020-03-20: Made a loaf using khorasan flour for the first time. Rise was a bit peculiar but I really like the …

2020-03-19: My walk across desolate Venice 🔗 — Excerpt: Gregory Dowling: So, as I anticipated in my last post, …

2020-03-15: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: Cornershop (70), Soul II Soul (35) & Pet Shimmers (24) via tweekly.fm

2020-03-14: Rushden Transport Museum. Check in 🗺 🍺 - drinking Black Country Bitter by Holdens Brewery

2020-03-11: Poet’s corners: a car-free tour of inspiring Wordsworth sites 🔗 — Excerpt: William Wordsworth was …

2020-03-11: Delico Deli. Check in 🗺 - cappuccino and vegan steak bake. ☕️

2020-03-10: Anna Jones’ squash and crispy kale pizza recipe 🔗 — Excerpt: Pizza is a big part of my life. It’s …

2020-03-10: Whipped feta, potato stew: Anna Jones’ recipes from Greece 🔗 — Excerpt: One of the things I need to …

2020-03-09: Currently reading: Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan 📚

2020-03-08: Australia certainly dominated the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Final to win their fifth title. Not as …

2020-03-08: 🎵 My Top weekly artists: The Just Joans (46), Finley Quaye (31), Cornershop (30), Anaïs Mitchell …

2020-03-08: Early Sunday morning (UK) watching and listening - coverage of India v Australia in the ICC …

2020-03-07: England beat Wales 33-30 in a thrilling Six Nations encounter 🔗 🏉

2020-03-07: Twickenham Stadium. England v Wales, Six Nations 🏉

2020-03-07: Prince Blucher. Drinking a London Pride by Fuller’s Brewery. Check in 🗺 🍺

2020-03-07: Comptoir Libanais. Check in 🗺 - breakfast.

2020-03-06: Cornershop’s England is a Garden - 5* review in _The Times_today. Ample Play 🎵

2020-03-06: Premier Inn London Kingston Upon Thames. Check in 🗺

2020-03-06: The Bishop. Check in 🗺 🍺 - drinking a Young’s London Special by Eagle Brewery (formerly …

2020-03-06: A Quietus Interview 🎵 🔗 — Excerpt: Duncan Seaman talks to Tjinder Singh and Ben Ayres of Cornershop …

2020-03-05: I was looking forward to watching the India v England 🏏 semi-final this morning but … …

2020-03-04: Bar 44. Check in 🗺 - brilliant tapas, as usual!

2020-03-01: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 30: Vision - Hawk-eyed. Fresco by Giandomenico Tiepolo. …

2020-03-01: Florentino’s Ristorante & Pizzeria. Check in 🗺

2020-03-01: England playing West Indies in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup - a victory for England will send …

2020-03-01: ♫ My Top weekly artists: Berlin Philharmonic, Jonas Kaufmann, Magdalena Kožená & Sir Simon …

2020-02-29: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 29: Leap - Water still leaping out of the ground in Mountain …

2020-02-28: “Que sais-je?” - Michel de Montaigne, philosopher, was born #onthisday 1533 …

2020-02-28: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 28: Below - At the WNO performance of Carmen last night we …

2020-02-27: Wales Millennium Centre. Check in 🗺 - Carmen, Welsh National Opera.

2020-02-27: Las Iguanas. Check in 🗺 - cocktails, wine and bar snacks in Cardiff Bay. Weather is gorgeous. ☀️

2020-02-27: Hotel Indigo Cardiff. Check in 🗺

2020-02-27: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 27: Together - Birch & Ivy 📷

2020-02-26: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 26: Escape 📷

2020-02-25: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 25: Hurdle - Panathenaic Stadium, Athens, 2018. There have …

2020-02-24: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 24: Double - Lift (photo from January 2018) 📷

2020-02-23: Porto Lounge. Check in 🗺 - for a Beyond burger and Malbec 🍷

2020-02-23: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 23: Station - Aberdare station this afternoon. Deserted because …

2020-02-23: Rhoswenallt Inn. Check in 🗺 🍺 — Drinking a Try Time by Glamorgan Brewing Co

2020-02-23: ♫ My Top weekly artists: Suede (34), The Just Joans (24), Marika Hackman (22), Goldfrapp (20) & …

2020-02-22: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 22: Spectacle - Watching Wales v France in the Six Nations 🏉 📷

2020-02-21: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 21: Progress - Progress up an escalator. There’s been a lot …

2020-02-21: ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 🏏 starts today - good to see full TV coverage in the UK (Sky), plus BBC …

2020-02-20: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 20: Scale - Home in the South Wales Valleys (courtesy of a trip …

2020-02-20: Klaus Thomsen, Coffee Collective on The Idealists podcast 🔗 — Excerpt: To evade the so-called coffee …

2020-02-19: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 19: Space - Sal, Cape Verde, April 2016 📷

2020-02-18: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 18: Oppose 📷

2020-02-17: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 17: Cool - Commercial Street, Aberdare 📷

2020-02-16: 3rd T20I between South Africa and England - Superb performance by Eoin Morgan to win the game for …

2020-02-16: 3rd T20I between South Africa and England - South Africa set a total of 222, some spectacular …

2020-02-16: Watching the 3rd T20I 🏏 between South Africa and England, the final and decisive T20 match of …

2020-02-16: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 16: Rest 📷

2020-02-16: ♫ My Top 5 weekly artists: Michael Kiwanuka (14), Pet Shimmers (13), The Just Joans (10), Caitlin …

2020-02-15: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 15: Balance - Taking today’s prompt literally… 📷

2020-02-14: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 14: Warmth - Picante! Spanish pimentón is one of my favourite …

2020-02-13: Watched: Ad Astra, 2019 - ★★★★ 🎥

2020-02-13: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 13: Rise - Breakfast coffee rising through a Moka pot 📷

2020-02-12: Nant Ddu Hotel and Spa. Check in 🗺 - lunch.

2020-02-12: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 12: Attachment 📷

2020-02-11: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 11: Plain 📷

2020-02-10: I’ve been reading articles at The Correspondent for a few months now. Episode 13 of The …

2020-02-10: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 10: Sign 📷

2020-02-09: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 9: Lull - Need a lull in Storm Ciara to deal with a tree …

2020-02-09: ♫ My Top 5 weekly artists: David Bowie (37), Goldfrapp (28), Anaïs Mitchell (20), Pet Shimmers (12) …

2020-02-09: While We’re Young, 2014 - ★★★ Watched on Sunday February 9, 2020. 🎥

2020-02-08: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 8: Contrast - Some of my 2 Tone vinyl from the late 1970s 📷 🎵

2020-02-07: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 7: Above - Wind turbines on the hills above Aberdare 📷

2020-02-06: Currently reading: The Secret Purposes by David Baddiel 📚

2020-02-06: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 6: Plant - Winter morning herbs: frozen oregano and rosemary 📷

2020-02-05: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 5: Hide - I cannot claim credit for this photo, but I am the …

2020-02-04: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 4: Spot - In honour of Day 4, my attempt at a vegan Spotted …

2020-02-04: Walking in London - Finding poetry, politics and more - a Flickr album 📷 🔗

2020-02-03: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 3: Reflect - Cardiff Bay, Saturday 18th January 2020 📷

2020-02-03: ♫ My Top 5 weekly artists: Pascal Rogé (17), Xylouris White (11), Abbado, BPO, Argerich (3), Martha …

2020-02-02: Andy Gill: Gang of Four’s genius guitarist who burned a route out of punk 🔗 — Excerpt: …

2020-02-02: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 2: Sight - An old Philip Harris microscope 📷

2020-02-02: The Discover tab in Micro.blog’s Sunlit app is a brilliant way to browse February Photoblogging …

2020-02-02: Cooked Rachel Roddy’s recipe for fried potatoes and eggs for Sunday brunch. Very comforting! Had to …

2020-02-01: The Mad Bishop & Bear. ESB, watching Wales v. Italy Six Nations rugby, waiting for a train to …

2020-02-01: Pisqu. Peruvian restaurant, very fresh and tasty food! Check in 🗺

2020-02-01: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 1: Open - Books on display in the William Blake exhibition at …

2020-01-31: The Parthenon Rooms. At the British Museum to see the ‘Troy: myth and reality’ exhibition. Check in …

2020-01-31: Café In The Crypt. Check in 🗺. Coffee in a crypt - tables are on gravestones. A little …

2020-01-31: National Gallery. Check in 🗺

2020-01-31: Tate Britain. Tate Britain, mainly to see the William Blake exhibition. Check in 🗺

2020-01-30: The Jack Horner. Brilliant beer! — Drinking an ESB by Fuller’s Brewery. Check in 🗺

2020-01-30: Tate Modern. Check in 🗺

2020-01-30: Tate Modern - Kara Walker: Fons Americanus - review 🔗

2020-01-30: Keats Bar at the Globe. Drinking a London Pride by Fuller’s Brewery. Check in 🗺

2020-01-30: Keats House, Hampstead

2020-01-30: Keats House. Check in 🗺

2020-01-30: Pret A Manger. Mornington Crescent. Check in 🗺 - veggie New Yorker sandwich and flat white ☕️

2020-01-30: St Pancras Old Church - memorial stone to Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin and The Hardy Tree.

2020-01-30: St Pancras Old Church. Check in 🗺

2020-01-29: Royal Festival Hall. Check in 🗺

2020-01-29: Margarita, wine and Brazilian dough balls by the Thames in winter 🥶

2020-01-29: The Wheatsheaf. Drinking a Landlord by Timothy Taylor. Check in 🗺

2020-01-29: Shelley in London: Poland Street 🔗 — Excerpt: Soho is my favourite part of London. I love walking …

2020-01-29: A visit to St Pancras Old Church: Mary Wollstonecraft, Sir John Soane and Edward Carpue 🔗 — Excerpt: …

2020-01-29: Mary in St Pancras 🔗 — Excerpt: And then outside, to try to find Mary’s memorial. It is …

2020-01-29: Mary in Somers Town 🔗 — Excerpt: A few days ago I went exploring, with Chihiro Umegaki, the Japanese …

2020-01-28: A few thoughts on trying to rejuvenate my Flickr usage 📷 🔗

2020-01-28: Cardiff Bay to Penarth - a Flickr album 📷 🔗

2020-01-26: Weekly ♫ My Top 3 artists: Donovan (31), David Bowie (15)

2020-01-22: Nant Ddu Hotel and Spa. Check in 🗺 - katsu cauliflower curry.

2020-01-21: In Fabric, 2018 - ★★★★★ Watched on Tuesday January 21, 2020. 🎥

2020-01-21: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, 2019 - ★★★½ Watched on Tuesday January 21, 2020. 🎥

2020-01-21: Delico Deli. Check in 🗺 - vegan steak bake and espresso ☕️

2020-01-19: Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Drinking a Plastered Pheasant by Quantock Brewery. Check in 🗺

2020-01-19: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: The Just Joans (32), David Bowie (25), Andreas Staier (9), Glenn Gould …

2020-01-18: Lezzet. Fantastic Turkish restaurant!. Check in 🗺

2020-01-18: Duke Of Wellington. Drinking SA Gold by Brains. Check in 🗺

2020-01-18: The Waterguard. Keg not cask :( — Drinking an Old Brewery Bitter by Samuel Smith. Check in 🗺

2020-01-18: McDonald’s. Check in 🗺 - Egg McMuffin and latte ☕️

2020-01-17: Revolucion de Cuba. Check in 🗺 - Malbec & Mojito 🍷

2020-01-12: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: The Just Joans (48), Walter, Columbia SO (10), Grateful Dead (9), Dorati, …

2020-01-11: Delico Deli. Check in 🗺 - double espresso and toast. ☕️

2020-01-08: Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, 2019 - ★★★★½ Watched on Wednesday January 8, 2020. 🎥

2020-01-08: Doors drummer, John Densmore: ‘It took me years to forgive Jim Morrison’ 🔗 — Excerpt: It took the …

2020-01-08: How to make the perfect broccoli and stilton soup 🔗 — Excerpt: So entrenched is broccoli and stilton …

2020-01-07: In Bristol, dropping my daughter back off at university after the Xmas break.

2020-01-07: Porto Lounge. Check in 🗺 - Malbec 🍷

2020-01-07: For the sake of balance, 🍷 … (sitting outside a pub in Bristol with LOTS of ‘vintage’ signs)

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2020-01-07: Masons Arms. Drinking a Henry’s IPA by Wadworth

2020-01-05: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: Claude Debussy (36), The Smiths (13), Baudo, LPO (10), Sigmatropic (6)

2019-12-30: The best movies of 2019 that you haven’t seen 🔗 — Excerpt: This quite extraordinary film from …

2019-12-29: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: Cornershop (25), The Breeders (24), The Doors (23), Charles Baudelaire …

2019-12-28: The Moon at Wales Millennium Centre.

2019-12-28: Newport Railway Station (NWP). Check in 🗺 - Espresso con panna ☕️

2019-12-28: Rooftop terrace at Celtic Manor Resort.

2019-12-28: Rooftop Terrace. Check in 🗺 - Ice skating and mulled wine. Just the latter for me. 🍷

2019-12-24: The (Quiet) Death of a Legendary Parisian Bookstore 🔗 — Excerpt: When it was announced that the …

2019-12-22: Carmarthen Golf Club. Maurice’s birthday Sunday dinner. Check in 🗺

2019-12-22: Meera Sodha’s Christmas recipe for vegan achari brussels sprout curry — link 🔗

2019-12-22: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: elbow (33), XTC (10), Bent Knee (1), Cerys Matthews (1)

2019-12-17: Divine inspiration: rescuing run-down churches – a photo essay — link to The Guardian 🔗

2019-12-16: Anna Karina: an actor of easy charm and grace whose presence radiated from the screen — link to The …

2019-12-15: Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Drinking a Hobby Horse by Rhymney Brewery and a Gorlovka Imperial …

2019-12-15: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: Il Giardino Armonico (15), Solti, LSO (4), Andreas Staier (2), …

2019-12-14: Watchmen, 2009 - ★★★★★ Watched on Saturday December 14, 2019. 🎥

2019-12-13: Edge of Tomorrow, 2014 - ★★★★ Watched on Friday December 13, 2019. 🎥

2019-12-12: UK General Election. Polling stations open from 7am to 10pm. 🗳️ You don’t need your polling …

2019-12-11: Fascism: I sometimes fear… — link to a poem by Michael Rosen 🔗

2019-12-11: Found myself unusually popular tonight - often it’s more of an exclusive cat arrangement. 🐈

2019-12-11: Delico Deli. Americano and mozzarella, tomato and pesto panini. ☕️

2019-12-09: Lezzet. New discovery in Cardiff - a great Turkish restaurant.

2019-12-09: Duke Of Wellington. Malbec 🍷

2019-12-09: Labour’s Manifesto is fit for purpose. So, why are the middle classes so hostile to it? – link at …

2019-12-08: Weekly ♫ My Top artist: The Beatles (30) via @tweeklyfm

2019-12-07: Thoroughly Modern Millie, 1967 - ★★★★ Watched on Saturday December 7, 2019. 🎥

2019-12-02: Some really interesting photographs in this collection. In the remains of a bombed-out Soviet …

2019-12-01: Weekly ♫ My Top 3 artists: Leonard Cohen (45), Cornershop (22)

2019-11-30: My favourite types of coffee as a long drink (rather than espresso) tend to be the lightly roasted …

2019-11-29: Brilliant live performance by Fat White Family at The Tramshed, Cardiff on Wednesday 22nd November. …

2019-11-29: How to measure a year of reading 📚 - this sums it up nicely Tom Gauld in The Guardian – link 🔗

2019-11-28: Tiny Rebel. Drinking a Oystermouth Stout by Mumbles Brewery

2019-11-28: National Museum Cardiff. Under wraps but still open.

2019-11-28: Duly delivered.

2019-11-28: Côte Brasserie. Needing a cooked breakfast 🍳

2019-11-28: William Blake, poet and printmaker, was born #OnThisDay 1757 BBC In Our Time

2019-11-28: The Royal Hotel. Wine before bed 🍷

2019-11-27: The Alchemist. A negroni.🍸

2019-11-27: Tramshed. Fat White Family 🎵

2019-11-27: Liberty Park. Nial’s House.

2019-11-27: Madame Bobalú 🍷

2019-11-27: Fantastic tapas and wine at Curado Bar, Cardiff, including Cabrales, my favourite blue cheese, and …

2019-11-27: Curado Bar. Brilliant tapas.

2019-11-27: How Utopia shaped the world — link on bbc.com 🔗

2019-11-27: Been shopping - now fully equipped for Xmas cake making this weekend. Apprehensive because last time …

2019-11-26: Media misrepresentations of the Labour party are being used strategically to create left wing folk …

2019-11-26: Listening to Thanks for the Dance, the album of Leonard Cohen’s final songs. 🎵 What is …

2019-11-25: Outbatted, outbowled, outplayed. New Zealand beat England by an innings and 65 runs in the first …

2019-11-24: Rhoswenallt Inn. Drinking a Santa’s Little Belter by Glamorgan Brewing Co

2019-11-24: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: Steve Hillage (14), Bent Knee (13), Ann Murray/Nobuko Imai/Stephen …

2019-11-23: Gong and Steve Hillage at The Tramshed, Cardiff, 22nd November 2019 🎵

2019-11-23: Doh! How does Homer get on at the British Museum? ★★★★★ — link 🔗

2019-11-23: He may be an anarchist who has voted only once in his life, but the comics legend Alan Moore is …

2019-11-22: Bar 44. Still my favourite place to eat in Cardiff.

2019-11-22: Tiny Rebel. Had to try a pint because of the name. Not disappointed. — Drinking a Stuck In A …

2019-11-22: Off to see Steve Hillage and Gong at The Tramshed, Cardiff tonight. Flying teapots and electric …

2019-11-21: Simon Armitage: ‘Nature has come back to the centre of poetry’ — link 🔗

2019-11-20: Back to Test cricket - New Zealand play England in the first of two Test matches. Match at the Bay …

2019-11-20: The Double, 2013 - ★★★★★ Watched on Wednesday November 20, 2019. 🎥

2019-11-20: Delico Deli. Americano and pesto panini ☕️

2019-11-19: 4000 year old Babylonian stews from cuneiform tablets – link 🔗 A short video of the attempt to …

2019-11-18: There’s a really good explanation of a Green New Deal for the UK on the Labour for a Green New …

2019-11-17: Rhoswenallt Inn. Drinking a Jemima’s Pitchfork by Glamorgan Brewing Co

2019-11-17: Weekly ♫ My Top 5 artists: Abbado, VPO, Norman (54), The Sufis (35), Bent Knee (14), Gloria (10)

2019-11-17: Helen of Troy: the Greek epics are not just about war – they’re about women — link 🔗

2019-11-16: Waters Close Over Venice — link 🔗

2019-11-16: Politics and social media An interesting article on The Correspondent about social media and politicians - If a politician can …

2019-11-15: The Great NHS Heist, a documentary film that I supported on GoFundMe, is being released online on …

2019-11-14: Baudelaire’s unknown extra verse to erotic poem revealed — link 🔗 📚

2019-11-14: Trying a Labour Party Webinar Last night I took part in a Labour Party video webinar with Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and …

2019-11-13: Apparently sometimes I’m a Morning Motivator and sometimes a Sunrise Sloth. Thanks Nescafé.

2019-11-12: Good that I can still use my old iPod touch as a music player to some extent. Catalina syncs my …

2019-11-11: Cat on a (not Hot Tin) Roof

2019-11-10: Bunch of Grapes. Drinking a Mosaic Pale Ale by Grey Trees Brewery

2019-11-10: Not again! England beat New Zealand in super over to win T20 series 3-2. Haven’t watched it yet but …

2019-11-10: Weekly 🎵 — ♫ My Top 3 artists: Tamino (24), Arte Dei Suonatori, Rachel Podger (16)

2019-11-09: Cynon Valley Museum & Gallery.

2019-11-09: Delico Deli. Americano and toastie ☕️

2019-11-09: New buildings near Cardiff’s Principality Stadium take advantage of all the available space.

2019-11-08: Courier delivery at 11:33 this morning. Driver left our property at 15:36. He inexplicably reversed …

2019-11-08: England beat New Zealand in the 4th T20 match to level the series 2-2. Good to see an outstanding …

2019-11-08: Evening T20 match in New Zealand means that at least I’m up early enough in the UK to see half the …

2019-11-07: Sunny and warm enough to be sitting outside this afternoon with a coffee and a book. And two …

2019-11-06: Forward Arts Foundation in conversation with Fiona Benson — link 🔗

2019-11-06: Currently reading: Vertigo & Ghost by Fiona Benson 📚 Purchased after reading this review in The …

2019-11-05: Always get a crop of various fungi (mushrooms? toadstools?) in our garden during late summer and …

2019-11-04: Making sourdough starters using Paul Hollywood’s method. Very active even in our relatively cool …

2019-11-03: November afternoon in Cardiff Bay.

2019-11-03: Duke Of Wellington. Malbec 🍷

2019-11-03: Bayside Brasserie.

2019-11-03: The Dock. Drinking a SA Gold by Brains

2019-11-03: Weekly 🎵 — ♫ My Top 3 artists: Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort (29), Nick Cave

2019-11-02: South Africa win the Rugby World Cup 2019. They dominated the game, outplaying England and …

2019-11-02: England 6-12 South Africa at half-time in the RWC Final - not going quite as I’d hoped. England not …

2019-11-02: Saturday morning. First prepare coffee. Next make breakfast. Then take a seat for England v South …

2019-11-01: A New Financial Order - Aaron Bastani Meets Yanis Varoufakis – link 🔗

2019-11-01: Currently reading: Baudelaire by Claude Pichois and Jean Ziegler 📚

2019-10-30: Bristol Zoo Gardens. Luzon bleeding-heart.

2019-10-28: Cardiff Central Railway Station (CDF).

2019-10-28: Appointment at the Cardiff Apple Store Genius Bar this morning, first for several years. Bit of a …

2019-10-28: Tiny Rebel. Drinking a Time Lapse by Good Chemistry Brewing

2019-10-28: Aberdare Railway Station (ABA). Heading to Apple’s Genius Bar 📲

2019-10-27: Wales 16-19 South Africa in the second Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-final. Tight game, not that …

2019-10-27: Wales v South Africa Rugby World Cup semi-final kickoff is early Sunday morning so will be sticking …

2019-10-27: Most 🎵 listens this week — ♫ My Top 5 artists: Thom Yorke (26), David Bowie (16), Nick Cave

2019-10-26: England 19-7 New Zealand in the first Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-final. Outstanding and dominant win …

2019-10-26: How to make cinnamon buns — link 🔗

2019-10-26: Rugby World Cup semi-finals this weekend - England v New Zealand this morning and Wales v South …

2019-10-24: Finished reading: Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon 📚

2019-10-23: Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Drinking a Dreadnought by Nottingham Brewery

2019-10-23: Delico Deli. Latte and toastie ☕️

2019-10-21: Caroline Lucas & Yanis Varoufakis search for what went wrong with democracy — link 🔗

2019-10-20: My top 🎵 listens this week — ♫ artists: Georges Chelon (35), Elbow (9), Magdalena Kožená, Sir Simon …

2019-10-19: Top 10 books about Europe — link 🔗

2019-10-19: Wildcat and the Egghead: The life of Donald Rooum — link 🔗

2019-10-15: Rachel Roddy’s recipe for potato, onion and tomato gratin — link 🔗

2019-10-15: Rachel Roddy’s recipe for Bolognese rice cake — link 🔗

2019-10-14: Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for butternut squash — link 🔗

2019-10-12: First time trying a selection of vegan cheeses.

2019-10-12: Delico Deli. Americano ☕️ & Danish 🥮

2019-10-07: st nicholas gate pub.

2019-10-07: Woodrow Wilson (Wetherspoon). Just a coffee :(

2019-10-06: The Thin White Duke. Drinking a Loweswater Gold by Cumbrian Legendary Ales

2019-10-06: Premier Inn Carlisle Central hotel.

2019-10-06: Premier Inn Leeds City Centre (Whitehall Road).

2019-10-05: Lazy Lounge. Prosecco

2019-10-05: Editor’s Draught. Drinking a Editor’s Draught by Naylor’s Brewery

2019-10-05: Woodall Northbound Services (Welcome Break).

2019-10-04: ASK Italian.

2019-10-03: Currently reading: Ayoade on Ayoade: A Cinematic Odyssey by Richard Ayoade 📚

2019-10-02: Bar 44. Tapas

2019-10-02: Sully’s Café. Sagres 🍺

2019-10-02: Duke Of Wellington. Pint of Dark 🍺

2019-09-28: Delico Deli. Spanish quiche and latte ☕️

2019-09-28: Ne Travaillez Jamais! ca. 1965-66 - Situationniste Blog 🔗

2019-09-22: Chips, cheese and gravy - Puckin’ Poutine.

2019-09-22: Abergavenny Market. Abergavenny Food Festival

2019-09-22: The Coffee Pot. Cappuccino

2019-09-19: Close up of the grass snake.

2019-09-19: Found a few surprises whilst moving my winter log pile this morning - at least three toads and a …

2019-09-18: Sea bream and sea bass with the broccoli, of course!

2019-09-18: Barbecuing some broccoli - results as yet uncertain …

2019-09-17: Currently reading: The Second Sleep by Robert Harris 📚

2019-09-17: Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground. Glamorgan v Leicestershire 🏏

2019-09-17: Gorgeous day for Glamorgan’s final home Specsavers County Championship match of the season against …

2019-09-17: Brewhouse & Kitchen. Eisteddfod Star 🍺

2019-09-17: Aberdare Railway Station (ABA). Heading for Glamorgan v Leicestershire at Sophia Gardens 🏏

2019-09-14: Found a Mason’s Arms in Bristol so felt obliged to visit. Good beer - Hoptimistic Monk - and a great …

2019-09-14: Masons Arms. Hoptimistic Monk from the Flying Monk Brewery 🍺

2019-09-14: Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Vegetarian breakfast

2019-09-11: Porto Lounge. ‘Beyond Cheese’ burger (vegan), tapas and Malbec 🍷

2019-09-11: The Old Post Office. Butcombe Bitter 🍺

2019-09-07: Delico Deli. Tuna melt panini

2019-09-03: Spiced Apple Chutney production

2019-08-31: Tenby Harbour

2019-08-31: Buccaneer Inn. Trawlers’ Dread black IPA 🍺

2019-08-27: Currently reading: Artemis by Andy Weir 📚

2019-08-26: Bank Holiday Monday cricket - Glamorgan v Sussex Sharks in Vitality Blast T20 match, Will Beer …

2019-08-26: Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground. Glamorgan v Sussex Sharks Vitality Blast T20

2019-08-09: A secondhand book is a glimpse into the lives of other readers 📚🔗

2019-08-04: Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born on this day in 1792 - BBC In Our Time - The Later …

2019-07-31: Delico Deli. Tuna melt panini and Americano ☕️

2019-07-28: Rhoswenallt Inn. Jemima’s Pitchfork 🍺

2019-07-21: Latitude Festival.

2019-07-20: At Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Suffolk for the weekend - Gomez on the BBC Sounds stage 🎵

2019-07-14: England win the ICC Cricket World Cup final. Unbelievable and dramatic game of cricket - I’ve been …

2019-07-13: Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Breakfast prior to my work leaving do.

2019-07-11: Brilliant! England beat Australia by 8 wickets in 32.1 overs to go into the ICC Cricket World Cup …

2019-07-11: Australia all out for 223 in the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final against England. Some really …

2019-07-09: Rhoswenallt Inn. First time in the new Glamorgan Brewery Rhoswenallt Inn. Great beer!

2019-07-08: Stafford (South) Motorway Services (Roadchef). Terrible services - only McDonald’s open and that not …

2019-07-07: Corfu Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport (CFU) (Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κέρκυρας Ιωάννης …

2019-07-07: Skiathos National Airport A.Papadiamantis (JSI) Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σκιάθου Α.Παπαδιαμάντης. …

2019-07-07: Just catching up on yesterday’s cricket results - so, amazingly, it’s England v Australia in a World …

2019-07-07: Skiathos Town harbour nights

2019-07-06: Our final evening in Skiathos - meal at BU on the Bourtzi of Skiathos. Possibly the best grilled …

2019-07-06: Bourtzi Cafe (Cafe Μπούρτζι).

2019-07-06: cafe Nostalgic (η νοσταλγός).

2019-07-06: Kalamari at Mikros Vasilias beach cafe

2019-07-06: Small Vasilias Cantine.

2019-07-05: Vegetarian whitebait?

2019-07-05: Currently reading: The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell 📚

2019-07-04: The House of Alexandros Papadiamantis in Skiathos 2017 The House of Alexandros Papadiamantis in …

2019-07-04: Bourtzi Cafe (Cafe Μπούρτζι).

2019-07-04: Foodie Cafe.

2019-07-04: Slighty disturbed that I’ve spent my pool and beach time this holiday lying on a One Direction …

2019-07-03: England dispatch New Zealand to seal Cricket World Cup semi-final spot - England 305-8, New Zealand …

2019-07-03: Interesting 🏏 stats: Most wickets by an England bowler at a World Cup JC Archer - 17 (2019) IT …

2019-07-03: Currently reading: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Simon Armitage (trans.) 📚

2019-07-02: Very impressed with this update to NewsBlur on iOS

2019-07-02: Currently reading: Ways of Seeing by John Berger 📚

2019-07-01: Currently reading: Cane by Jean Toomer 📚

2019-07-01: Finished reading Circe by Madeline Miller. Very readable and lively recounting of the Greek Odyssey …

2019-07-01: England v India: Jonny Bairstow & Liam Plunkett star in hosts’ Cricket World Cup win. …

2019-06-30: Increasing my limited space holiday cooking repertoire - ‘pizza’ made in a frying pan using pitas, …

2019-06-30: Very pleased to get BBC Test Match Special streaming in Greece 🇬🇷 to listen to England v India …

2019-06-30: Tubes

2019-06-29: Skiathos mirror 2017 Skiathos mirror 2019

2019-06-29: A short walk - Achladias to Skiathos Town

2019-06-28: Rada Bar Restaurant.

2019-06-28: Vasilias Beach, Skiathos

2019-06-28: Vasilias Beach.

2019-06-27: Ζαχαροπλαστείο “Το Πρώτο”. Kataifi and baklava

2019-06-27: Currently reading: Circe by Madeline Miller 📚

2019-06-26: Skiathos Town Cat

2019-06-26: Stamatis.

2019-06-25: Rose Garden restaurant bar.

2019-06-25: Currently reading: Dr James Barry - A Woman Ahead of Her Time by Michael du Perez & Jeremy …

2019-06-25: Currently reading: Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris 📚

2019-06-24: Kon Tiki Restaurant.

2019-06-24: Elenis Bar. Skiathos

2019-06-23: Gate 23.

2019-06-23: Giraffe. Breakfast

2019-06-23: Premier Inn Manchester Altrincham.

2019-06-19: Matthew Bourne’s ballet Romeo and Juliet at Wales Millennium Centre (this was the interval set …

2019-06-19: Wales Millennium Centre. Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet

2019-06-15: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - South Africa v Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. Imran Tahir …

2019-06-15: Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground. South Africa - Afghanistan 🏏

2019-06-12: woodfired pizza & kitchen.

2019-06-08: Henry’s Cafe Bar. Gower Gold 🍺

2019-06-08: Bravissimo. Buying a 👙

2019-05-28: ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff - Bangladesh v India. First photo is …

2019-05-28: Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground. ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up - Bangladesh v India 🏏

2019-05-28: Currently reading: A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes 📚

2019-05-27: Some highlights of Merthyr Rising Festival 🎵 this weekend - Attila the Stockbroker and Bedface The …

2019-05-25: 🔖 Less whaling in Moby Dick! - Tom Gauld on fan petitions – cartoon

2019-05-24: A crowdfunding appeal is bringing readers, authors and publishers together to help keep the copy of …

2019-05-24: The immortal Gong at The Globe, Cardiff, Thursday 23rd May 2019 🎵

2019-05-23: The Globe. Gong 🎵

2019-05-23: Da Mara.

2019-05-21: Informative and interesting article on The Quietus - 🔖 The Strange World Of…Gong - including …

2019-05-18: Rhoswenallt Inn.

2019-05-18: Delico Deli.

2019-05-16: 🔖 Don’t talk about ‘food poverty’ – it’s just poverty

2019-05-14: Aston Villa beat West Bromwich Albion in a penalty shootout to reach the Championship play-off final …

2019-05-12: Currently reading: The Messenger of Athens by Anne Zouroudi 📚

2019-05-11: A day to easily get lost in sport - England v Pakistan ODI 🏏, Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion …

2019-05-04: Currently reading: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman 📚

2019-05-04: Overgrown

2019-04-28: Wales Millennium Centre. This is Going to Hurt - Adam Kay

2019-04-28: Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground. Glamorgan v Surrey 🏏

2019-04-28: Views from the square during the Glamorgan v Surrey lunch interval. Lukas Carey of Glamorgan didn’t …

2019-04-28: Royal London One-Day Cup - Glamorgan v Surrey at Sophia Gardens. Gareth Batty bowling to Billy Root, …

2019-04-27: Went to see Suede at The Great Hall, Cardiff University Students’ Union last night 🎵. They …

2019-04-25: 🔖 A couple of simple tofu ideas I may try this weekend, both from BBC Food: Tofu Thai green curry …

2019-04-22: Currently reading: Vengeance in Venice by Philip Gwynne Jones 📚

2019-04-22: We’ve had this portable barbecue for 25 years now - it has served us well.

2019-04-20: Delico Deli. Americano and toastie ☕️

2019-04-18: Photos of misty Penarth taken on Tuesday 16th April.

2019-04-17: Attending my first cricket game of the season - Glamorgan v Essex in the Royal London One-Day Cup. …

2019-04-16: Penarth Railway Station (PEN).

2019-04-16: The Royal Hotel.

2019-04-16: Retro-gaming at Kongs Bar, Cardiff.

2019-04-15: The Gatekeeper (Wetherspoon).

2019-04-15: Chloe Foy at Tiny Rebel, Cardiff tonight - superb, now looking forward to seeing her at the Green …

2019-04-15: Bryony Sier at Tiny Rebel, Cardiff 🎵 🎸

2019-04-15: Tiny Rebel. 🎵

2019-04-15: Revolucion de Cuba.

2019-04-15: The Alchemist.

2019-04-15: Out and overnight in Cardiff tonight celebrating my daughter’s 18th birthday.

2019-04-13: Currently reading: The Black Book by Lawrence Durrell 📚

2019-04-06: Reflective cat

2019-03-31: Carmarthen Golf Club. Mother’s Day Sunday dinner.

2019-03-30: Rhoswenallt Inn. Sunny afternoon lunch and beer.

2019-03-25: Currently reading: The Greek Islands by Lawrence Durrell 📚

2019-03-23: Delico Deli. Americano and panini again ☕️

2019-03-17: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).

2019-03-16: Left the Irish bar after seeing Wales beat Ireland to get the Six Nations 🏉 Grand Slam. Not staying …

2019-03-16: St. James’ Gate. Wales - Ireland 🏉

2019-03-16: Mixing it up in Amsterdam - ready for Wales game in Irish pub with Italian wine and lots of Dutch …

2019-03-16: Spiritualized at Paradiso, Amsterdam. 🎵

2019-03-15: Carter Bar & Kitchen.

2019-03-15: Awaiting Spirtualized at Paradiso, Amsterdam. 🎵

2019-03-15: Rain, beer and guidebook.

2019-03-15: Checked in at Museum Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder. Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder

2019-03-15: Checked in at Oude Kerk. Oude Kerk.

2019-03-14: Checked in at Royal Palace of Amsterdam (Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam)

2019-03-11: Successfully installed Dialog app for Micro.blog onto a Kindle Fire tablet. Easier than I thought it …

2019-03-08: At the New Theatre, Cardiff for the RSC production of Romeo & Juliet.

2019-03-08: Checked in at New Theatre. RSC Romeo & Juliet.

2019-03-08: Finished reading: Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There by Rutger Bregman 📚

2019-03-07: Currently reading: Snap by Belinda Bauer 📚

2019-03-03: Checked in at The Hardwick. Sunday lunch.

2019-02-27: At the National Museum Cardiff visiting the Leonardo Da Vinci - A Life in Drawing exhibition.

2019-02-25: Currently reading: Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There by Rutger Bregman 📚

2019-02-25: Finished reading: The Murderess by Alexandros Papadiamantis 📚

2019-02-23: Wales 21 - 13 England 🏉 Best game of Six Nations so far even though not the result I would have …

2019-02-23: Very enjoyable first half of rugby - Wales 3 - 10 England in the Six Nations 🏉

2019-02-23: Trying a BrewDog Electric India - relatively light and less “aggressive” than a lot of BrewDog …

2019-02-23: Checked in at Delico Deli. Americano & panini for breakfast.

2019-02-22: Another Sky at Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff last night. Strong backlights, mists and shadows. Great …

2019-02-21: Checked in at Clwb Ifor Bach for Another Sky. Another Sky 🎵

2019-02-21: Currently reading: The Murderess by Alexandros Papadiamantis 📚

2019-02-20: Got home from work in time to watch most of West Indies hitting 21 fours and 23 sixes in their ODI …

2019-02-17: 🔖 Cooking Sunday roast causes indoor pollution ‘worse than Delhi’ During the day of cooking, PM2.5 …

2019-02-17: Currently reading: Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh 📚

2019-02-16: 🔖 Welsh National Opera’s Un Ballo in Maschera - terrific gory fun with pirates, witchcraft and …

2019-02-16: Un ballo in maschera - interval.

2019-02-16: Pre-opera glass of wine. At Wales Millennium Centre for Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera.

2019-02-16: Checked in at Wales Millennium Centre. Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera

2019-02-15: 🔖 Stunningly preserved fresco of Narcissus discovered in Pompeii

2019-02-01: Walking in the snow this afternoon - with a view over Aberdare.

2019-01-31: Red sky in the morning, shepherd’s warning.

2019-01-29: Milk! ... a strange battle has emerged, between an industry trying to replace something it says we …

2019-01-23: Currently reading: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 📚

2019-01-23: 🔖 Don’t trust Daily Mail website, Microsoft browser warns users

2019-01-19: Tom Gauld on how to deal with owning too many books – 🔖 cartoon 📚

2019-01-14: 🔖 Recipe to try: Rachel Roddy’s rocket, leek and potato soup

2019-01-07: 🔖 There is no leftwing justification for Brexit. We must fight it to the last.

2019-01-06: Checked in at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) (Aeroporto di Venezia “Marco Polo”)

2019-01-05: Final night out in Venice.

2019-01-05: Checked in at Ai Barbacani

2019-01-05: Obligatory Venetian selfie.

2019-01-05: Checked in at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta

2019-01-05: Checked in at Campo Santa Margherita.

2019-01-05: Checked in at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Rosario (vulgo Gesuati)

2019-01-05: Checked in at Campo Santa Margherita

2019-01-05: Checked in at Ca’ Rezzonico

2019-01-04: Checked in at Trattoria Da Carletto

2019-01-04: Checked in at Chiesa di Sant’Alvise

2019-01-04: San Michele, the cemetery of Venice - “possibly the most beautiful cemetery in the world” according …

2019-01-04: Checked in at Cimitero di San Michele

2019-01-03: Washing day.

2019-01-03: Checked in at Chiesa dei Santi Apostoli

2019-01-03: Checked in at Chiesa Della Madonna Dell’orto

2019-01-03: Checked in at Campo del Ghetto Novo

2019-01-03: First full day in Venice of our four night stay. Ogio cafe, where they fit as many crisps as …

2019-01-03: Checked in at Ristorante Contemporaneo Ogio

2019-01-03: Checked in at St. Mary of Nazareth Church (Church of the Scalzi) (Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth …

2019-01-03: Checked in at Campo dei Frari

2019-01-03: Checked in at Ca’ del Campo Hotel Venice. Venice, for four nights.

2019-01-02: Checked in at Ristorante La Serenissima

2019-01-02: Checked in at Venice Water Bus

2019-01-02: Checked in at Bristol Airport (BRS). Heading for Venice

2019-01-02: Checked in at The Cabin

2018-12-20: Checked in at Bunch of Grapes. Starting with a pint of Diggers Gold …

2018-12-19: Checked in at Wahaca

2018-12-18: 🔖 The new rules of Christmas dinner: don’t ask for Yorkshire puddings and always wear a party hat

2018-12-12: 🔖 Google+ to shut down early after privacy flaw affects over 50m users

2018-12-11: Another Sky 🎵 🔖 Heavens above

2018-12-11: An important epidemiological study :) 🔖 Turncoat Game of Thrones characters most likely to survive, …

2018-12-08: 🔖 Anna Jones’ vegetarian Christmas squash and chestnut tart recipe

2018-12-08: 🔖 Nigel Slater’s Christmas vegetarian loaf

2018-12-08: Checked in at Delico Deli. Coffee and toastie.

2018-12-06: Australia vs India cricket commentary 🏏 Great to see BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra broadcasting ABC Grandstand’s live ball by ball coverage of …

2018-12-04: Currently reading: Travels with Epicurus: Meditations from a Greek Island on the Pleasures of Old …

2018-12-02: Checked in at The Littleton Arms

2018-12-02: Checked in at Premier Inn Nottingham North West (Hucknall)

2018-12-01: A day in Nottingham – trams, Nottingham Trent University Open Day and Nottingham Contemporary art …

2018-12-01: Checked in at Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery

2018-12-01: Checked in at Sir Harry and Lady Djanogly Lecture Theatre. Psychology talk

2018-12-01: Checked in at Bonington Lecture Theatre. Photography talk

2018-12-01: Checked in at Newton Building. Nottingham Trent University Open Day

2018-11-28: Blimey! Alerts on my phone were going crazy! Aston Villa 5-5 Nottingham Forest – Tammy Abraham …

2018-11-28: Garden casualty in today’s strong winds.

2018-11-24: Checked in at Delico Deli. Latte and cheese and tomato toastie

2018-11-22: I don’t think I want to see Mastodon content in the Micro.blog (app or web) Discover sections, …

2018-11-22: Currently reading: Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah 📚

2018-11-22: Half-Life at 20 🔖 Why it is the most important shooter ever made

2018-11-21: Checked in at SSE Swalec Stadium. RM Technical Seminar

2018-11-19: 🔖 The fresco “Leda and the Swan” - Parco Archeologico di Pompei

2018-11-18: Middle of November and it’s warm enough to spend the afternoon sitting in the garden.

2018-11-18: View over Aberdare on a short walk this afternoon.

2018-11-18: my.viewranger.com Sharing a track from ViewRanger

2018-11-15: HT @lohang@mastodon.social 🔖 War, censorship, and the invention of “fake news”

2018-11-14: 🔖 A gallon of 2,000-year-old wine found in tomb

2018-11-09: ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 🏏 starts today – see tournament guide and players to watch and …

2018-11-08: Found a minor niggle with the new Mastodon features. Set up my ActivityPub/Mastodon-compatible …

2018-11-04: Alone for my evening meal tonight, so I cooked moules marinière.

2018-11-02: 🔖 King Crimson Cardiff Show by Tony Levin

2018-11-01: King Crimson at St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wednesday 31st October 2018. 🎵

2018-10-31: Flooding in Venice 🔖 Acqua alta is a big nuisance

2018-10-31: Train to work cancelled because of slippery rails 🚞 🤷🏼‍♂️

2018-10-31: Thought this was an appropriate choice to start reading on Halloween 👻 🎃 📚

2018-10-31: Currently reading: Dark Matter by Michelle Paver 📚

2018-10-30: 🔖 Venice under water as Italy hit by fierce wind and heavy rain

2018-10-28: 🔖 David Byrne: ‘My agent says I’m having a Leonard Cohen moment’

2018-10-28: David Byrne at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Saturday 27th October 2018. Brilliant show with excellent …

2018-10-27: Checked in at Motorpoint Arena for David Byrne - American Utopia Tour. David Byrne supported by …

2018-10-27: Checked in at Ask

2018-10-26: 🔖 Enchanted garden of frescoes unearthed at Pompeii

2018-10-26: 🔖 Who’s the Most Instagrammed Writer of All Time?

2018-10-26: I will be tempted 🎮 – Sega Mega Drive returns

2018-10-25: 🔖 Why the ultimate breakfast of champions might just be wine and cheese

2018-10-25: Currently reading: Venice by Peter Ackroyd 📚

2018-10-24: Testing out Pi-Hole applied as DNS to a few of our mobile devices - seems to be working well

2018-10-21: 🔖 Peterloo: The man who ordered a massacre

2018-10-20: Blue Monday is a great song by New Order – just eating an equally brilliant cheese of the same name …

2018-10-19: What?? – Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of global affairs

2018-10-19: Poor season for Glamorgan, but not sure this was called for – Robert Croft has left his role as head …

2018-10-19: Tom Gauld on buying a novel in the digital age – cartoon 📚

2018-10-16: Currently reading: Are you experienced? by William Sutcliffe 📚

2018-10-16: Echo and the Bunnymen at St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, Monday 15th October 2018 🎵

2018-10-15: In a tapas bar with four drinks on the go at the same time – next we’re heading to see Echo and the …

2018-10-15: Checked in at Bar 44. Tapas.

2018-10-14: A day in Manchester City Centre

2018-10-14: Checked in at Gino D’acampo My Pizza & Prosecco Bar

2018-10-14: Ceiling selfie

2018-10-14: Checked in at Britannia Country House

2018-10-13: Pint of Titanic Cherry Dark 🍺 in The Salutation – it was on these premises in 1846 that Charlotte …

2018-10-13: At Manchester Metropolitan University Open Day – my daughter considering a Psychology course here.

2018-10-13: Checked in at MMU Brooks Building. Manchester Metropolitan University Open Day

2018-10-13: Checked in at Simon Building

2018-10-05: Mentioned this in a previous post, but just seen this in The Guardian, which has a little more …

2018-10-05: Sian Berry, the Green Party’s co-leader, made some really good points on BBC Radio 4’s …

2018-10-04: 16-bit Intel 8088 chip It’s National Poetry Day, so … 16-bit Intel 8088 chip with an Apple Macintosh you …

2018-10-03: I enjoy a Macallan malt, but maybe quite not this much – Bottle of whisky sold for world record …

2018-10-03: Spot our cat 🐈 !

2018-10-03: Currently reading: The Snowman by Jo Nesbo 📚

2018-09-29: The Facebook account breach extends way beyond the site itself. The compromise of access tokens …

2018-09-29: Cooked rakott kelkáposzta – Hungarian layered savoy cabbage casserole – last night, using Quorn …

2018-09-28: Went to see the incredible Norwegian band Major Parkinson at Exchange in Bristol last night. One of …

2018-09-26: Just upgraded Acorn image editor from version 4 to version 6 To celebrate the launch of macOS …

2018-09-26: Adding to the post-a-homescreen timeline. 📱

2018-09-25: Cooked with cime di rapa for the first time last night – spaghetti with cime di rapa, garlic, …

2018-09-22: Olive and anchovy 🍕

2018-09-21: Interesting ‘earliest’ stories in the news this week 🔖 Earliest animal fossils are …

2018-09-21: Peace Park, a small park I walk through on my daily commute, looks to have completely flooded in …

2018-09-20: Haven’t seen crows congregating next to Aberdare railway station before. They did this morning!

2018-09-15: Cricket commentary for Micro.blog now over for today! Just need the 🏏 emoji tag activated ;)

2018-09-15: Moeen Ali in immense form – as captain, batter and bowler – successfully leads Worcestershire Rapids …

2018-09-15: Worcestershire set 158 to win in the T20 Blast Final. Another great bowling performance, especially …

2018-09-15: Trying an unfiltered natural wine for the first time. Reminds me a bit of a good quality still …

2018-09-15: It’s the Sussex Sharks meeting the Worcestershire Rapids in the final of the Vitality T20 Blast 🏏

2018-09-15: And the Worcestershire Rapids win the first T20 Blast semi-final. Some great bowling by Moeen Ali …

2018-09-15: The good thing about the timing of the T20 Blast Finals Day is the return of England players to …

2018-09-15: Vitality Blast T20 Finals Day today – plenty of cricket to be watched; two semi-finals plus the …

2018-09-14: These are impressive – India to break record for world’s largest statue - twice

2018-09-13: Good luck to NASA! – Can Mars rover beat the dust to trundle on again?

2018-09-12: Still intend to skip today’s iteration of the iPhone X – after a decade or so of getting a new phone …

2018-09-11: Currently reading: The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo 📚

2018-09-09: Alastair Cook’s final Test innings for England is just starting now at The Oval - England’s …

2018-09-04: Google’s Art Selfie goes worldwide and there’s no getting away from it – I am Man with a White Beard

2018-09-02: A little Hive to pass the time in the airport.

2018-09-02: Checked in at Zakynthos International Airport Dionysios Solomos (ZTH) (Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Ζακύνθου …

2018-09-01: Checked in at El Greco. Third time in El Greco, Alykes in a fortnight. Great food!

2018-08-31: Checked in at Al Fresco

2018-08-31: Checked in at Kaki Rahi Taverna

2018-08-30: Carcassonne in the bar

2018-08-30: Checked in at Anatolitiko (Ανατολίτικο)

2018-08-30: Currently reading: The Devil’s Star by Jo Nesbo 📚

2018-08-30: Currently reading: Percy Bysshe Shelley – Poet and Revolutionary by Jacqueline Mulhallen 📚

2018-08-29: 🥚 🥪 action!

2018-08-28: Checked in at El Greco

2018-08-27: Checked in at Paolos Corner

2018-08-27: Currently reading: An Endangered Species by David Gower 📚

2018-08-26: Checked in at Taverna Zorbas

2018-08-25: Greek coffee ☕️

2018-08-25: Checked in at Al Fresco

2018-08-25: Checked in at Alykanas Beach (Παραλία Αλυκανά)

2018-08-25: At Fito Cafe opposite the fish market in Zakynthos Town yesterday.

2018-08-24: Agios Charalambos – Αγ. Χαράλαμπος

2018-08-24: Watching the procession of Saint Dionysios through Zakynthos Town.

2018-08-24: Checked in at Zakynthos Port (Λιμάνι Ζακύνθου)

2018-08-24: Checked in at Κλαυδιανός

2018-08-24: Some limited space cooking – tomato, cheese and oregano omelectte and garlic/tomato bread.

2018-08-24: Currently reading: The Complete Short Stories of Raffles by E. W. Hornung 📚

2018-08-23: Checked in at Anatolitiko (Ανατολίτικο)

2018-08-22: A couple of excellent grilled sea bass earlier this evening.

2018-08-22: Currently inhaling insecticide, playing crib and drinking ouzo.

2018-08-22: Checked in at Apollo Taverna

2018-08-21: Checked in at Taverna Asteria

2018-08-21: A view from a sun lounger.

2018-08-21: Currently reading: Terror and terroir – The winegrowers of the Languedoc and modern France by Andrew …

2018-08-20: Indulging

2018-08-20: Checked in at El Greco

2018-08-20: Just noticed that the book I’m currently reading is published by Cambridge University Press but just …

2018-08-20: Currently reading: Monteverdi’s Unruly Women – The Power of Song in Early Italy by Bonnie Gordon 📚

2018-08-20: Perfectly acceptable retsina at €2.20 a litre 🍷

2018-08-20: Zakynthos for a fortnight, starting with a morning frappé 😎

2018-08-19: Checked in at Αλυκές

2018-08-17: Two of my favourite places in Cardiff - Bar 44, on the left, and Tiny Rebel, on the right. They’re …

2018-08-17: Rain stops play :( Surrey defeated Glamorgan by 24 runs under the DLS Method. Neither progress to …

2018-08-17: Delayed restart – view from opposite side of the stadium – Michael Hogan bowling to Aaron Finch – …

2018-08-17: Interval, but covers on and raining ☔️ 🏏

2018-08-17: Glamorgan vs Surrey – Tom Curran bowling to Colin Ingram 🏏

2018-08-17: Checked in at SSE Swalec Stadium. Glamorgan vs Surrey 🏏

2018-08-17: Tiny Rebel XLPA 🍺

2018-08-17: Kizuna – Japan Wales Design – exhibition at the National Museum in Cardiff

2018-08-17: Checked in at Tiny Rebel. XLPA 🍺

2018-08-17: Checked in at National Museum Cardiff. Kizuna. Japan Wales Design.

2018-08-17: 🔖 Celebrity is not harmless fun

2018-08-15: Finished reading: Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment by Yanis Varoufakis …

2018-08-13: Reducing a tomato glut 🍅

2018-08-11: Checked in at Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Only because the Rhoswenallt was full 😡

2018-08-11: Checked in at Court Vean

2018-08-11: Chris Woakes gets a well deserved century against India at Lord’s. Woakes now gets his name on the …

2018-08-10: I have got to try and make this – Manousheh: the Lebanese breakfast pizza that stole my heart

2018-08-09: My first ever Japanese whisky (bottle started a few weeks ago, not tonight!) - as a long-time …

2018-08-05: K. T. Tunstall 🎵 Edit after the event, when I wasn’t watching the bands: K. T. Tunstall was …

2018-08-05: Checked in at Cyfarthfa Castle. Simple Minds, Pretenders & K. T. Tunstall 🎵

2018-08-04: One of our cats appears to have lost her front legs – the other is fine!

2018-08-04: England’s 1000th test match since 1877 - won against India by 31 runs in just over 3 days. …

2018-08-04: Lovely sunny breakfast this morning - going to be another hot weekend I think 😎

2018-08-04: The great Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born On This Day in 1792 - The Later Romantics

2018-08-03: Meschede makes 77 as Glamorgan win a thriller by two runs 🏏

2018-08-03: Couple of shots of the River Taff taken whilst walking back into Cardiff from the cricket at Sophia …

2018-08-03: Dramatic finish! Tim van der Gugten clean bowls Tye off the final ball of the game to seal a …

2018-08-03: Glamorgan vs Gloucestershire T20 at Sophia Gardens – Tye bowling to Meschede in the final over. …

2018-08-03: Checked in at SSE Swalec Stadium. Glamorgan vs. Gloucestershire 🏏

2018-08-01: Bats in libraries Some impressive interiors in this collection of The world’s most beautiful libraries. This …

2018-07-31: Fantastic result from Glamorgan CC as they chase down 195 to defeat Surrey in the Vitality Blast T20 …

2018-07-30: Currently reading: Opening Up by Mike Atherton 📚

2018-07-30: Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights – in charts 📚

2018-07-28: Checked in at Delico Deli. Cappuccino & 🧀 toastie.

2018-07-25: Checked in at Delico Deli. Quiche, salad & Americano.

2018-07-25: Currently reading: Poetry Notebook: 2006–2014 by Clive James 📚

2018-07-23: Variation from The Green Roasting Tin – Courgette, Beetroot, Onion and Goat’s Cheese Tart

2018-07-21: Cartoon – Tom Gauld on The Odyssey

2018-07-16: Leaving an outside light on has attracted a few moths.

2018-07-16: Currently reading: Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson 📚

2018-07-13: Inter-band reading :)

2018-07-13: Fantastic! The Selecter at Caerphilly Castle 🎵

2018-07-13: Very strange to buy a full bottle of wine in a plastic bottle. It’s a Bulgarian Sauvignon. It’s OK …

2018-07-13: Definitely quite a unique setting for a gig 🎵

2018-07-13: Arrived at Caerphilly Castle for open air concert with the 2Tone bands The Selecter and The Beat 🎵

2018-07-13: Stig of the Dump – published the year I was born, a book I remember extremely well from my …

2018-07-12: Good article by Owen Jones in The Guardian today – 🔖 Protest against what Donald Trump represents, …

2018-07-12: He was high-brow, low-brow, every-brow! 🔖 the genius of Leonard Bernstein 🎵

2018-07-11: The Breeders at the O2 Academy Bristol, Tuesday 10th July 🎵

2018-07-10: Pip Blom 🎵

2018-07-10: At the O2 Academy, Bristol awaiting The Breeders 🎵

2018-07-10: Checked in at O2 Academy. The Breeders. 🎵

2018-07-10: Checked in at Sergio’s. Italian!

2018-07-09: Glamorgan vs. Sussex Sharks in T20 Blast at Sophia Gardens on Sunday 8th July. Rashid Khan bowling …

2018-07-06: England vs. India at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Friday 6th July. England 149 for 5 India 148 for 5 …

2018-07-05: The Green Roasting Tin by Rukmini Iyer @missminifer arrived today – Oven Baked Ratatouille cooked.

2018-07-03: England - India T20 cricket 🏏 starting now, England - Colombia World Cup ⚽️ match in an hour and a …

2018-07-02: Nice little quiz, in a format I haven’t seen used before – NHS at 70: how well do you know the …

2018-07-02: Currently reading: Islam for the Politically Incorrect by Khaled Diab 📚

2018-07-01: 22:42

2018-07-01: Ouzo summer evenings time.

2018-06-29: I’ve heard of Cyberpunk and Steampunk before – and read books that fall into those categories …

2018-06-28: Being a little traitorous tonight … but enjoying it #ENGBEL 🍺 ⚽️

2018-06-28: Now reading Introducing Sartre: A Graphic Guide by Philip Thody (Author) and Howard Read …

2018-06-26: Now reading The Fall by Albert Camus 📚

2018-06-22: PiL – Public Image Limited – at Tramshed, Cardiff on Thursday 21st June 🎵

2018-06-21: Checked in at Tramshed. PiL 🎵

2018-06-20: Just noticed there is a football/soccer ⚽ Discover link now active on Microblog. Thanks @manton :) I …

2018-06-20: 🔖 DaÅ¡a Drndić – ‘unflinching’ Croatian novelist, dies aged 71. 📚

2018-06-17: Fatoumata Diawara, Le Gateau Chocolat and stage views last night at Utopia, curated by Charlotte …

2018-06-16: Checked in at Wales Millennium Centre Bar. Bean burger 🍔 & Malbec 🍷

2018-06-14: I knew it - Mexico! World Cup 2018 personality quiz: Which country should you really support? ⚽

2018-06-12: Looks like at least an extra half hour of podcast listening is available for me then.

2018-06-10: Cooking sea bream on a bucket. Don’t think the bush is happy that I keep barbecuing in this spot.

2018-06-09: Checked in at Delico Deli. Americano.

2018-06-06: Aberdare Canal - on a walk to work this morning after my train was cancelled.

2018-06-04: Checked in at Wales Millennium Centre. Acosta Danza.

2018-06-01: Glamorgan vs. Sussex Sharks in Royal London One-Day Cup at Sophia Gardens 🏏

2018-06-01: Checked in at SSE Swalec Stadium. Glamorgan vs. Sussex in Royal London One-Day Cup 🏏

2018-06-01: Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

2018-05-31: Amber warning: Severe thunderstorms likely to produce torrential downpours, flooding in some places …

2018-05-31: David Attenborough - World Music Collector ― Fascinating documentary from BBC Radio 3 featuring some …

2018-05-30: Is Japanese knotweed driving you wild? Don’t curse it – cook it. I never imagined this was …

2018-05-30: Beer - Otley O2 Croeso - and chickpea, coriander & chilli burger at The Bunch of Grapes, …

2018-05-30: Now reading Instrumental by James Rhodes 📚

2018-05-29: Supporting The Great NHS Heist Documentary via @gofundme

2018-05-29: Merthyr Rising Festival 2018 Dreadzone – Friday 25th May Roland Gift (of the Fine Young Cannibals) – Saturday 26th May The …

2018-05-27: Checked in at REDHOUSE- Old Town Hall, Hen Neyadd y Dref. NHS, DOA at 70?

2018-05-27: Checked in at JOL’s. Sunday lunch.

2018-05-17: Enjoying my first listen to Sweet Thursday – the new Herman Dune album released today. 🎵

2018-05-16: An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord's 'The Society of the Spectacle' From Hyperallergic: An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord’s ‘The Society of the …

2018-05-15: Checked in at Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Cribyn Ale.

2018-05-06: Glamorgan vs. Kent at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff 🏏 – Marchant de Lange bowling to Daniel Bell-Drummond.

2018-05-04: 🔖 No More Than a Litre of Wine a Day French 1950s Health and Sobriety posters. Interesting article …

2018-05-03: Good to see that Glamorgan Cricket Club’s home ground in Cardiff is being renamed back to …

2018-05-01: Gateway 📷

2018-04-29: Now reading Red Gas by Edward Topol 📚

2018-04-29: Checked in at Cardiff Central Railway Station (CDF)

2018-04-29: At the Duke of Wellington, Cardiff.

2018-04-29: Checked in at Duke Of Wellington. Malbec.

2018-04-29: Checked in at Bar 44. Tapas.

2018-04-29: Porthcawl won with the last kick of the game 🏉

2018-04-29: Pembroke vs. Porthcawl WRU Bowl Final 🏉

2018-04-29: Checked in at Principality Stadium. Pembroke vs. Porthcawl WRU Bowl Final 🏉

2018-04-28: Checked in at Delico Deli. Coffee and cheese & onion pasty.

2018-04-25: Microblogging and fragmentation by Riccardo Mori

2018-04-24: Going to be interesting to find out if Amazon’s remake of Utopia is anywhere close to the …

2018-04-24: Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece review ― Astonishing, ravishing, sublime – exhibition at the …

2018-04-22: Cooking!

2018-04-22: Zeitgeist - Idiosyncratic Black Lager by BrewDog. 🍺

2018-04-20: Weather has been good for a couple of days so I walked home from work for the first time this year.

2018-04-20: Now reading The Last Weekend by Blake Morrison. 📚

2018-04-20: Checked in at Mountain Ash Comprehensive

2018-04-20: Checked in at Aberdare Railway Station (ABA)

2018-04-19: Checked in at Rhoswenallt Inn

2018-04-19: Checked in at Fernhill Railway Station (FER). Homeward bound.

2018-04-19: Checked in at Mountain Ash Comprehensive. Still working…

2018-04-18: Checked in at Delico Deli. Americano.

2018-04-15: Interesting - island stage set up for Arcade Fire tonight at the NEC. Don’t know where the front is! …

2018-04-15: Checked in at Brewhouse & Kitchen. Seren’s 17th birthday.

2018-04-14: Checked in at The White Horse. Rioja!

2018-04-14: Checked in at Ask

2018-04-14: The best pub in Sutton Coldfield - The Station.

2018-04-13: Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s remains rediscovered in wine cellar 📚

2018-04-12: Aperitif at The Salt Cellar.

2018-04-12: Blue skies in Tenby this morning.

2018-04-12: I used to enjoy a Mr Kipling Cherry Bakewell. Not so sure I will now – What is Britain eating?

2018-04-11: Microbrewery in Tenby 🍺. Enjoying a Caldey Lollipop IPA at Tenby Harbour Brewery.

2018-04-11: Checked in at Coast just outside Saundersfoot. Brilliant food is an understatement. Exceptional!

2018-04-11: Today I’ve learned that Saundersfoot railway station is in the middle of nowhere, a mile and a half …

2018-04-11: View over the beach from The Old Chemist Inn at Saundersfoot.

2018-04-11: Tenby Harbour.

2018-04-07: St. Fagans Museum of Welsh Life Kennixton Farmhouse Iron Age Roundhouses Abernodwydd Farmhouse Stryd Lydan Barn

2018-04-05: Ready for cricket! Indian Premier League starts on Saturday and the County Championship next week. 🏏

2018-04-05: Wales Millennium Centre for Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella.

2018-04-04: Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella.

2018-04-03: Another interesting night’s (for me) cricket - New Zealand did incredibly well to hold out to win …

2018-04-02: Robotic bees 🐝 on Mars! – Planet of the apis

2018-04-01: Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay Spring To what purpose, April, do you return again? Beauty is not enough. You can no longer quiet me …

2018-03-31: Now I’ve just got to investigate Ursula K Le Guin’s electronica album and the associated book …

2018-03-30: Arcade Fire interview ‘People have lost the ability to even know what a joke is. It’s very …

2018-03-30: Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd for great food and even better beers.

2018-03-30: First listen to Solar Divination by Kavus Torabi 🎵

2018-03-29: Experimenting with a few crossposting ideas between Microblog, 10Centuries and Pnut. Not entirely …

2018-03-29: Google and Facebook data – Despite myself, I’m quite impressed with the data that Google holds …

2018-03-28: Testing a Python script to crosspost from 10Centuries.org to Micro.blog >> originally posted …

2018-03-26: Now reading The Executor by Blake Morrison. 📚

2018-03-26: Ludlow Castle.

2018-03-24: Long Mynd - a bit cold and misty.

2018-03-24: Ludlow Brewery.

2018-03-22: Definitely something up with Dark Sky (I hope!)

2018-03-22: Switched my radio on at 4am this morning to listen to a bit of the cricket - England’s first Test …

2018-03-20: Just found an old Acorn A5000 computer at work (monitor doesn’t belong with it). Still boots, but …

2018-03-19: Another snow day means time to bake some scones (and Scottish shortbread biscuits, and a rosemary …

2018-03-18: Just watched the first three episodes of the BBC’s Troy: Fall of A City. Quite impressed by this …

2018-03-18: The Return of the Snow.

2018-03-17: Looking a bit cold in Bolton for the Villa game. Pleased not to be there!

2018-03-17: 🏉 Against all expectations I enjoyed Italy-Scotland most today. Don’t know how Wales managed to win …

2018-03-17: 🏉 Good job Ireland - must be looking forward to the World Cup now!

2018-03-17: 🏉 🤔 All going Ireland’s way - great play, Grand Slam imminent I think.

2018-03-17: 🏉 Italy 27-29 Scotland - disappointed for Italy, played so well for the first hour and probably …

2018-03-17: Hey @micron I’ve just noticed that the rugby 🏉 category is missing from your Discover Search …

2018-03-17: I see that the Bolton-Aston Villa ⚽️ match is also being broadcast live today. Another Saturday …

2018-03-17: Final day of this year’s Six Nations 🏉 competition. Beers 🍻 at the ready!

2018-03-13: Tonight I will definitely be getting my greens!

2018-03-12: Trying the experiment of turning off all the retweets from people I follow on Twitter using the …

2018-03-12: I finally got to watch Blade Runner 2049 last weekend. Very impressed with the film so have decided …

2018-03-12: Interesting article by Blake Morrison - Up in smoke: should an author’s dying wishes be …

2018-03-10: Yes! Aston Villa 4-1 Wolves ⚽️

2018-03-10: Switched from France-England 🏉 rugby to Villa-Wolves ⚽️ football and seen two fantastic Villa goals …

2018-03-10: France - England 🏉 second half exciting but ultimately disappointing. Far too many penalties given …

2018-03-10: England 🏉 errors are mounting.

2018-03-10: Still think St. Austell Proper Job is one of the best bottled beers you can buy. 🍺 An authentic IPA …

2018-03-10: Disappointed in Scotland’s final passes, disappointed that Ireland got a bonus point, but Ireland …

2018-03-10: Six Nations 🏉 returns. Hoping for another win for Scotland ;)

2018-03-07: Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), the first book in …

2018-03-04: Pizza ready to go!

2018-03-04: Pizza 🍕 entering the oven.

2018-03-04: White melting away to green.

2018-03-04: Wall tiles at the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, Athens.

2018-03-04: Wall tiles painted with split-leaves revolving around a rosette, c. 1560 - at the Benaki Museum of …

2018-03-04: Testing RSS to Pnut as a Service (RTPaaS) for cross-posting my Micro.blog feed to pnut.io.

2018-03-02: Snow days.

2018-02-28: Bobby Klein’s best photograph: Jim Morrison has a beer for breakfast.

2018-02-26: Edna St Vincent Millay is one of my favourite poets - just noticed and appreciated this article, …

2018-02-25: Athens (stylised by Google)

2018-02-24: Two great games of rugby 🏉 in the Six Nations today. Neither result went the way I would have liked, …

2018-02-24: Flight home delayed :( :)

2018-02-23: Last day in Athens

2018-02-23: Parko Navarinou

2018-02-21: Retsina at the Acropolis Museum🍷

2018-02-21: Kerameikos Cemetery Reliefs Photo I: A relief of the deceased girl Korallion, shown seated, holding out her hand to her husband. …

2018-02-21: I was very impressed with the ancient cemetery site of Kerameikos in Athens today. The small museum …

2018-02-20: Hobbling around the Temple of Hephaestus.

2018-02-20: Just visited Athens Gasworks. We were practically the only people there ;)

2018-02-20: Fava and aubergine salad at Café Avissinia.

2018-02-19: Arrived in Athens for a five day stay. In quite a ‘budget’ area but found a little cafe down an …

2018-02-14: Happy Death of Captain Cook! I know it seems to gets more commercialized every year, but let’s …

2018-02-11: Villa beat the Blues to win the local derby and go up to second place in the Championship Aston …

2018-02-10: Out of Order.

2018-02-10: Really enjoyed England vs Wales 🏉 today. Result for England was just about deserved, Jonny May was …

2018-02-10: Twickenham Fine Ales 🍺

2018-02-09: Checked in at Premier Inn London Kingston Upon Thames

2018-02-09: Checked in at Starbucks. Membury Services, M4.

2018-02-08: Watching Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure Episode 6/6 Mainland Spain. Some great looking …

2018-02-04: Match ended Italy 15-46 England - Italy deserved probably deserved more, played well, but very happy …

2018-02-04: Italy vs England in the Six Nations for the final match of the weekend. I’d love to be in Rome …

2018-02-03: France vs Ireland - great French defence, outstanding French try, game won for Ireland by Johnny …

2018-02-03: Finding France vs Ireland quite tame compared to the Wales game earlier today. 🏉

2018-02-03: Wow - sixth consecutive win for Villa. A brilliant sporting Saturday! ⚽️ Aston Villa 3-2 Burton …

2018-02-03: So, Wales 34-7 Scotland in the Six Nations opener. Very pleased with the result but tomorrow and …

2018-02-03: Great to have a Micro.blog page for posts about rugby in time for the 2018 Six Nations opening …

2018-02-03: Pre-rugby 🏉 breakfast at Delico Deli, Aberdare.

2018-02-02: Now reading The Outrun by Amy Liptrot 📚

2018-01-31: Japanese, Indian, Middle Eastern, North African and Italian ingredients from Sous Chef - let the …

2018-01-25: Sunlit test from my Instagram account.

2018-01-25: First test photo from Sunlit

2018-01-24: Legend of the Fall – Mark E Smith kept swinging to the end 🎵

2018-01-24: New Face in Hell 🎵 – Mark E Smith, lead singer with The Fall, dies aged 60. So many hours of my life …

2018-01-24: Ursula K Le Guin, sci-fi and fantasy author, dies aged 88. The Dispossessed has always been one of …

2018-01-23: Xylouris White – Only Love 🎵

2018-01-22: St. David’s Hall, Cardiff for La Traviata.

2018-01-22: Checked in at St David’s Hall

2018-01-22: Checked in at Cafe Citta. Cardiff, linguine & wine 🍷

2018-01-20: Checked in at Delico Deli. Aberdare, large Americano and a cheese and onion pasty.

2018-01-16: Quite ridiculous! - A new trend to ‘coordinate’ the look of your library by turning the spines to …

2018-01-15: My kitchen bookcase is getting a little overcrowded. 📚

2018-01-14: Now reading a biography - D. H. Lawrence - The Life of Outsider by John Worthen. 📚

2018-01-14: I used to sporadically keep a record of the books I was reading on a Tumblr blog at …

2018-01-14: Sea bass grilled, served with a borlotti bean and mushroom stew and broccoli stir fried with chilli …

2018-01-14: Not quite the weather for a BBQ, but planning to charcoal grill some sea bass on our balcony. May …

2018-01-10: What’s not to love! – 🏏 and 🎵 – Sticky Wickets by The Duckworth Lewis Method

2018-01-10: Just noticed that there were updates to Apple AirPort firmware released in December - AirPort Base …

2018-01-10: Interesting brief survey of the history, themes and current state of dystopian fiction in this BBC …

2018-01-05: Accidental Tech Podcast 255: The Thermal Paste Lottery @atpfm filled my flight home from Rome almost …

2018-01-05: Checked in at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (Aeroporto di Roma Fiumicino)

2018-01-05: Checked in at Chicco di Grano. Final lunch in Rome. Seren having spaghetti al pomodoro again…

2018-01-04: Through the Keyhole.

2018-01-04: Early morning view from Trajan’s Forum.

2018-01-04: Grave of John Keats in the Non-Catholic Cemetery, Rome

2018-01-04: The Colosseum

2018-01-04: Circus Maximus

2018-01-04: Checked in at Taverna Volpetti. Pasta.

2018-01-03: Lights!

2018-01-03: Checked in at Trattoria Al 19. Brilliant meal!

2018-01-03: Keats-Shelley House

2018-01-03: Spot the coins …

2018-01-03: Checked in at Antica Enoteca. Pizza & wine.

2018-01-03: Checked in at Fondazione Keats-Shelley Memorial

2018-01-03: Checked in at Antico Caffè Greco. Espresso con panna.

2018-01-03: Checked in at Antico Caffè Greco. Espresso con panna.

2018-01-02: Colosseum

2018-01-02: Denise at Er Baretto, Rome.

2018-01-02: Seren at Er Baretto, Rome.

2018-01-02: Checked in at Er Baretto

2018-01-02: Checked in at Bristol Airport (BRS). Rome bound.

2017-12-31: Checked in at Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). New Year’s Eve curry.

2017-12-30: Checked in at Bradley’s Coffee

2017-12-26: Checked in at The Sticks Hotel, Llanstephan

2017-12-26: Checked in at Llansteffan Beach. A short and rainy walk.

2017-12-25: Checked in at Foelcwan Farm. Xmas Dinner.

2017-12-23: Checked in at David’s Italian Restaurant

2017-12-23: Checked in at Delico Deli. Coffee pre-last minute Xmas shopping.

2017-12-21: There’s a nice compilation of 2017 ‘Albums of the Year’ lists at …

2017-12-20: The first Christmas card designed by John Callcott Horsley in 1843.

2017-12-14: Average wine glass capacity has increased from 66ml in the 1700s to 417ml in the 2000s, with the …

2017-12-09: Despite overnight snow we still managed to receive a delivery of a fine selection of Italian, …

2017-12-09: Slightly snowy outlook from my front door this morning

2017-12-07: Many years ago I used to cook Sarah Brown’s Red Dragon Pie from her Vegetarian Kitchen book. I …

2017-12-07: To cook ― The perfect panforte

2017-12-06: Bitcoin energy consumption ― Bitcoin Mining Now Consuming More Electricity Than 159 Countries …

2017-12-06: Posting from newly released MarsEdit 4. Great work @danielpunkass!

2017-12-05: Bookmark ― an interesting short article about the Welsh artist Augustus John by Colin Ward.

2017-12-04: Have had BBC Test Match Special on all morning. Great coverage and an exciting couple of hours of …

2017-12-04: Monday morning. Woken up to an England batting collapse in the second Ashes Test.

2017-12-03: My daughter and her grandfather head for our local pub.

2017-12-03: Checked in at Rhoswenallt Inn. Sunday Lunch.

2017-12-02: Wales 24-22 South Africa

2017-12-02: Cafe Citta, Cardiff

2017-12-02: Checked in at Cafe Citta. Italian lunch before going to Wales-South Africa at the Principality …

2017-12-02: Checked in at Tiny Rebel. Pint of Compton Cricket Club.

2017-12-01: Checked in at Watershed for Happy End

2017-12-01: Checked in at Mackenzies. Tapas, beer, wine.

2017-11-30: Checked in at Rhoswenallt Inn. Quiz night.

2017-11-29: 🔖 Ramen noodles with fresh greens and chilli miso www.theguardian.com

2017-11-28: Going to have to try and get tickets to An Evening with King Crimson at St David’s Hall, …

2017-11-27: 🔖 Illuminating India ― photography 1857–2017

2017-11-26: Checked in at Mamma Mia. Italian Sunday lunch in Swansea.

2017-11-25: Result! Preston North End 0-2 Aston Villa Season looking good so far. Consolidating a play-off …

2017-11-25: 🔖 Sustainability taken a step too far? ― Goblet of fire: how spat-out wine is being turned into …

2017-11-24: Heading to the Rhos

2017-11-24: 🔖 Instant gratification and total convenience and delivery ― How the sandwich consumed Britain

2017-11-24: 🚫 Buy Nothing Day - Friday November 24th 2017 – #BuyNothingDay

2017-11-23: Checked in at Rhoswenallt Inn. Dinner and possibly Quiz Night.

2017-11-23: It's just not cricket! There seems to be about 10 mins worth of video clips of today’s Ashes play available for free …

2017-11-21: What Other Pains will WoW Classic Bring? – this bought back a lot of memories of playing World of …

2017-11-21: I was a little irritated when I found out that all the Ashes 2017 cricket coverage is going to be on …

2017-11-20: Sri Lankan cooking tonight I recently bought this book ‘Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka’ by Bree Hutchins - from our …

2017-11-19: Pizza time 🍕

2017-11-18: Checked in at Delico Deli. Saturday morning breakfast routine!

2017-11-17: Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day Seven: “Shadow”. I haven’t been outside much in the …

2017-11-17: 🔖 The system is failing ― Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web. (ht @adamprocter)

2017-11-16: Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day Six: “Seasonal”. Fungi in the fallen leaves.

2017-11-15: Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day Five: “Liquid”. Reflections in the River Cynon.

2017-11-14: Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day Four: “Up Close”. Baby squid, taken during the …

2017-11-13: Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day Three: “On the Move”.

2017-11-12: Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day Two: “Tasty”. Greek style Sunday dinner - Vefa …

2017-11-12: 🔖 Keeping in mind for Xmas ― Joe Trivelli’s Italian Christmas recipes

2017-11-11: Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day One: “Squares”. Taken on a short and muddy walk this …

2017-11-11: Checked in at Delico Deli. Coffee & toast.

2017-11-11: Syd Arthur at Clwb Ifor Bach, Friday 10th November 2017 @sydarthurband @ClwbIforBach

2017-11-11: 🔖 It’s true, wind turbines are monstrous ― But I have learned to love them ― Alice O’Keeffe

2017-11-10: Checked in at Clwb Ifor Bach for Syd Arthur

2017-11-10: Checked in at Tiny Rebel

2017-11-10: Queso de Cabrales - a brilliant blue cheese!

2017-11-10: Checked in at Bar 44. Tapas. One of the best places to eat in Cardiff!

2017-11-10: Heading to Cardiff to see the outstanding Syd Arthur @sydarthurband at Clwb Ifor Bach tonight.

2017-11-09: Checked in at Cardiff University Julian Hodge Building. George Monbiot lecture.

2017-11-08: Checked in at Yr Ieuan Ap Iago (Wetherspoon). Five-bean chilli and a pint of Spitfire.

2017-11-08: Checked in at Merthyr Tydfil College. Parents Evening.

2017-11-08: Checked in at SSE Swalec Stadium. RM Seminar time.

2017-11-06: Checked in at Clwb Ifor Bach for Mark Eitzel.

2017-11-06: Frost & fog this morning.

2017-11-04: Checked in at Delico Deli. Saturday breakfast.

2017-10-30: Sunny morning in Monmouth

2017-10-30: Checked in at The Gate House. More Wye Valley Hopfather!

2017-10-29: Checked in at The Whitebrook. Restaurant with rooms — www.thewhitebrook.co.uk

2017-10-29: Checked in at The Robin Hood Inn. Had to have a beer (Doombar) here as it’s Monmouth’s oldest …

2017-10-29: Checked in at Monnow Bridge

2017-10-29: Checked in at The Gate House. Wye Valley Brewery - The Hopfather

2017-10-27: Checked in at Rummer Tavern. Pint of Boss Blonde

2017-10-27: Checked in at Fernhill Railway Station (FER)

2017-10-27: Another Twitter irritation I haven’t come across before!

2017-10-27: The Chronikler 🔖 Bookmark ― The Chronikler – “a thought provoking trip through both the main avenues and back …

2017-10-26: A touch of mist

2017-10-25: Testing OwnYourSwarm by Aaron Parecki @aaronpk. Seems to work faultlessly and nice to see it feeds …

2017-10-25: Checked in at Peace Park

2017-10-25: Checked in at Aberdare Railway Station (ABA). Testing a Swarm feed

2017-10-23: Checked in at Mountain Ash Comprehensive

2017-10-19: 🔖 Still photographs spring to life

2017-10-17: 🔖 An Animated Introduction to Michel de Montaigne

2017-10-16: The Russian Revolution: then and now photographs

2017-10-16: 🔖 WPA2 security vulnerability ― ‘All wifi networks’ are vulnerable to hacking, security …

2017-10-13: Early Bird tickets booked ― Merthyr Rising Festival 2018 - Music, arts, and ideas at the birthplace …

2017-10-11: The Gentle Good @ghbonello at Clwb Ifor Bach

2017-10-11: Café Cittá, Cardiff - superb home-cooked Italian meal, already booked again for Wales-RSA rugby 🏉 in …

2017-10-11: 🍺 Small Bar, Cardiff for a pint of Grey Trees’ Afghan Pale Ale

2017-10-11: Time for a quick feed test …

2017-10-11: Morning

2017-10-08: October, but great weather, so I’m barbecuing a mackerel

2017-10-08: 🎶 Listening to ― Ruins / Adfeilion by The Gentle Good

2017-10-06: 🌕 Full moon this morning

2017-10-04: Farewell to The Matrix ― Physicists find we’re not living in a computer simulation

2017-10-01: 🎶 Listening to ― american dream by LCD Soundsystem on Apple Music

2017-09-30: 🍷 I’ve got to admit that I am seduced by interesting wine labels. In this case the wine is also …

2017-09-27: Amazon still lags behind Apple, Google in Greenpeace renewable energy report – a few months old, but …

2017-09-25: 🔖 Bookmark ― Tim Roth: touching evil in Michael Haneke’s Funny Games

2017-09-25: The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life The new sleep science – An adult sleeping only 6.75 hours a night would be predicted to live only to …

2017-09-24: … and I still base my nut roast on a recipe in my 30+ year old Cranks recipe book. Can’t be …

2017-09-23: The best dried oregano 🌿 I’ve ever found!

2017-09-23: 🔖 Bookmark ― iPhone 8 Plus Camera Review: India — Austin Mann (ht @moridin)

2017-09-21: 🎶 Listening to ― Golden Eagle by Holly Macve on Apple Music

2017-09-21: 🔖 Bookmark ― Natan Dvir — some interesting photographs.

2017-09-20: 🔖 Bookmark ― Wine, protest and Macron: why southern French wine producers are so angry

2017-09-20: Cooked these tonight ― Aloo Paratha (Indian Potato Stuffed Flatbread) ― Delicious!

2017-09-20: Revived my old Samsung Q1 after several years of it sitting in a drawer and have actually been using …

2017-09-18: Extensive pruning of the trees along the lane leading to my house has opened up the view across the …

2017-09-17: Photographing the rather bleak Carlisle Castle on a rather bleak day.

2017-09-15: 🍷

2017-09-15: 🔖Bookmark ― Mary Shelley review – sturdy literary biopic fails to resurrect spirit of author ― but I …

2017-09-12: Watched an Apple event live for the first time, to see the iPhone X. But possibly more impressed …

2017-09-12: Superduper! by @dnanian saves the day again for me. My work 2011 iMac, rendered almost unusable by …

2017-09-10: Impressed by this ethical business initiative: The Brewdog Unicorn Fund ― Giving away 20% of our …

2017-09-09: 🔖Bookmark ― Giant toddler peers over US-Mexico border wall

2017-09-05: 🔖Bookmark ― Brew period: the craft beer labels that are works of art

2017-09-03: Tapas at Bar 44 Another delicious tapas meal at Bar 44 in Cardiff last night. Their Cabrales blue cheese was a …

2017-09-01: Really like the Safari Extension in MarsEdit 4 Public Beta - got mine configured to create a …

2017-08-31: 🔖Bookmarking ― A nice bit of squirrel: should we chow down a diet of invasive species?

2017-08-30: Importing bookmarks from Chrome to Safari works a lot better now than I remember from the past.

2017-08-20: Fruit Bats at Green Man Festival @Fruit_Bats @GreenManFest

2017-08-20: Oh noes! @GreyTreesBrewer @GreenManFest #beer

2017-08-16: Veritas technical support @veritastechllc far outdid Microsoft technical support @MicrosoftHelps in …

2017-08-11: Old servers out, data migrated to new servers, tidier server room! Next stage is upgrading to Server …

2017-08-04: The great Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born #OnThisDay in 1792 - The Later Romantics

2017-08-03: Interesting article by Gladstone Small about Lawrence Rowe in the August 2017 edition of The …

2017-08-03: Enjoying my final Fix in Greece

2017-08-01: House of Alexandros Papadiamantis

2017-08-01: Reflecting on Skiathos town

2017-07-26: BBQ Toolbox - It’s a barbecue … in a toolbox - from @whatsamadder on Twitter, always a …

2017-07-26: Even on holiday, not thinking about work, the death of Flash makes me happy: Adobe is ending …

2017-07-25: Skiathos town

2017-07-25: …with a view!

2017-07-25: Tapas time…

2017-07-24: Crib time

2017-07-24: We’re staying in a room about 12’x15’ - impressed that there is an illuminated …

2017-07-24: Looking across to mainland Greece from Skiathos

2017-07-24: Agia Paraskevi beach

2017-07-24: Cheese pies on the beach for breakfast

2017-07-23: Third night of delicious food in Skiathos - grilled sea bass

2017-07-22: Just started reading the first of Peter F. Hamilton’s Chronicle of the Fallers Series - two …

2017-07-22: Greece needs bigger tables (or maybe we should order less food) …

2017-07-22: Trying out Micro.blog cross posting to Facebook.

2017-07-21: €5.50 for 1.5l of Kourtaki retsina in Skiathos supermarket :) Has to be done!

2017-07-15: 🦇

2017-07-15: Up close and personal 🦇

2017-07-15: Curiously, a bat just decided to land on my doorstep.

2017-07-08: BBQ imminent …

2017-07-02: Broken hammock replaced :)

2017-06-23: Playlist: Death in Vegas feat. Liam Gallagher♫Scorpio Rising Chris Isaak♫Wicked Game Blondie♫Hanging …

2017-06-21: A poplar hawk-moth has appeared in my server room.

2017-06-18: Hot day = Ouzo night

2017-06-18: Had a hammock disaster :(

2017-06-17: Talk & The Optimist - D. H. Lawrence

2017-06-15: Prompt delivery from Sous Chef @SousChefTweet - in time for some weekend cooking :)

2017-06-10: Some excellent gins at Cardiff Gin Festival but queue times at bars really needs sorting out …

2017-06-10: Royal Gun Salute outside Cardiff City Hall

2017-06-08: Early to vote in the rain

2017-06-01: ICC Champions Trophy 2017 starts today - nice to see a Google Doodle celebrating it. 🏏

2017-05-31: Wine glasses have increased in size from a capacity of 65ml 300 years ago to 450ml today - 🔖 Bigger …

2017-05-30: Yanis Varoufakis at the Hay Festival

2017-05-29: Bought the book, not so convinced by the wine … #Hay30 @yanisvaroufakis

2017-05-29: Just seen Yanis Varoufakis @yanisvaroufakis speaking at Hay Festival - very impressed! #HayFestival

2017-05-29: And finally - Alabama 3 headlining Sunday night at Merthyr Rising - Superb!@TheAlabama3 …

2017-05-29: Fantastic to see the Grey Trees brewery bar at the Merthyr Rising festival - enjoyed great beer all …

2017-05-28: Stereo MCs headlining Merthyr Rising on Saturday night

2017-05-28: Merthyr Rising festival on Sunday 28th May @merthyrrising

2017-05-27: Pretty Vicious in Penderyn Square, Merthyr Tydfil on Friday night.

2017-05-27: Weekend is sorted! Merthyr Rising www.merthyrrising.uk

2017-05-26: Valley view

2017-05-24: The Crucible opening set

2017-05-19: Echobelly at The Globe, Cardiff - Thursday 18th May 2017

2017-05-14: 10C REFUND AT COLLECTION POINTS WHEN SOLD IN SA - why don’t more countries do this on canned …

2017-05-14: Beavertown Smog Rocket Smoked Porter - unfiltered, unpasteurised, natural beer from …

2017-05-12: When broadcasting 4:3 programmes for widescreen television do we really need bright pink borders - …

2017-05-09: The Line

2017-05-07: Nice evening

2017-05-06: Watching Indian Premier League cricket - Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiant. David …

2017-05-04: I’ve been polled! #vote

2017-05-04: Walking home

2017-05-03: Adults in the Room by Yanis Varoufakis review – one of the greatest political memoirs ever?

2017-05-02: Afon Cynon

2017-05-02: A fantastique test photo from the micro.blog iOS app

2017-05-02: Twitter archive for TheDimPause now imported into this micro.blog

2017-05-02: How sweet it is to sit and read the tales Of mightiest poets and to hear the while Sweet music, …

2017-04-26: ♫ #lastfm artists: Manic Street Preachers (18), Karajan, BPO, Ferras (10), Julian Cope (9), …

2017-04-21: Great #coffee in St. Mary Street, Cardiff @coffeeheavenuk - very good smoked salmon, cream cheese …

2017-04-21: Patrick Jones #poetry at Tramshed Cardiff @TramshedCF @heretic101 #Hipstamatic …

2017-04-19: ♫ #lastfm artists: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (87), Sigmatropic (35), Nick Cave & The Bad …

2017-04-12: ♫ #lastfm artists: Cornershop (18), Baudo, LPO (5), Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra (4), …

2017-04-05: ♫ #lastfm artists: Simple Minds (21), Blondie (20), The Breeders (20), Magdalena Kožená (11) & …

2017-03-29: ♫ #lastfm artists: BBC Radio 4 (5), Davis, Staatskapelle Dresden (4), Glenn Gould (4), Julian Cope …

2017-03-22: ♫ #lastfm artists: The Walkabouts (28), Glenn Gould (23), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Jörg Demus (14), …

2017-03-17: Just got home from work to find this in our garden … #cows https://t.co/uXWTaGkU63

2017-03-15: ♫ #lastfm artists: Elbow (38), Brasstronaut (36), Electric Light Orchestra (28), Julian Cope (25) …

2017-03-11: RT @BBCInOurTime: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, conceived in a long summer storm in 1816, was …

2017-03-08: ♫ #lastfm artists: Bruce Springsteen (62), Cabaret Voltaire (37), Camper Van Beethoven (28), Ian …

2017-03-01: ♫ #lastfm artists: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Jörg Demus (30), Furtwängler, VPO (10), Samuel Rhodes, …

2017-02-22: ♫ #lastfm artists: Mark Padmore; Paul Lewis (24) & Janine Jansen, Boris Brovtsyn, Amihai Grosz, …

2017-02-15: Edna St.Vincent Millay #poetry https://t.co/q8JHFlTJQJ

2017-02-15: ♫ My Top 3 #lastfm artists: Glenn Gould (28), Tinariwen (13) & BBC Radio 4 (1) via @tweeklyfm …

2017-02-13: #cricket (Joe Root appointed England Test captain with Ben Stokes his deputy | Sport | The Guardian) …

2017-02-08: ♫ #lastfm artists: Elbow (20), Sundara Karma (17), Xylouris White (11), Mark Padmore and Nicholas …

2017-02-01: ♫ #lastfm artists: PJ Harvey (58), GE Podcast Theater / Panoply / The Message (19), King Creosote …

2017-01-31: Yanis Varoufakis: Europeans should be excited about Benoît Hamon winning the French presidency …

2017-01-25: ♫ #lastfm artists: BBC Radio 4 (8), Leonard Cohen (3), Elbow (2), King Gizzard & The Lizard …

2017-01-22: RT @BBCInOurTime: Lord Byron, poet, was born #OnThisDay 1788 https://t.co/Vophborhnx

2017-01-21: Here I Am #books #reading #nowreading https://t.co/lJnYtCaZae

2017-01-18: ♫ #lastfm artists: Scott Walker (28), Tinariwen (21), BBC Radio 4 (7), Leonard Cohen (5) & …

2017-01-11: ♫ #lastfm artists: B.B. King (25), Arcade Fire (20), Throwing Muses (20), Ultra Vivid Scene (20) …

2017-01-04: Fallen via Instagram bit.ly/2hSA8q4

2017-01-04: Training via Instagram bit.ly/2hSDzNq

2017-01-04: Reflecting via Instagram bit.ly/2j9y4Mn

2017-01-04: Bridging via Instagram bit.ly/2iAy7Q4

2017-01-04: ♫ #lastfm artists: Cornershop (55), Handley, RLPO (29), The Doors (22), The Cardigans (21) & …

2016-12-28: ♫ #lastfm artists: Federico García Lorca y La Argentinita (69), Robert Johnson (42), Leonard Cohen …

2016-12-26: Llansteffan Castle via Instagram bit.ly/2iwob6S

2016-12-26: Daffodils blooming on Boxing Day via Instagram bit.ly/2i7zyDb

2016-12-26: RT @KP24: Cricket properly back on terrestrial TV here in UK right now - @cricketon5! Soooo good! …

2016-12-22: Ca' Rezzonico selfie via Instagram bit.ly/2hdzHGF

2016-12-22: Palazzi Mocenigo via Instagram bit.ly/2hcIM2j

2016-12-21: ♫ #lastfm artists: Cabaret Voltaire (19), Van der Graaf Generator (14), Baker Gurvitz Army (12), Guy …

2016-12-20: Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari via Instagram bit.ly/2gYCdgn

2016-12-14: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Gong (132), Xylouris White (50), Tinariwen (31), XTC (25) & Throwing …

2016-12-07: ♫ My Top 2 #lastfm artists: Gong (12) & Mitski (11) via @tweeklyfm #music

2016-11-30: ♫ My Top 2 #lastfm artists: The Barker Band (16) & St. Petersburg String Quartet (10) via …

2016-11-20: Sunday Sourdough via Instagram bit.ly/2g6LG5p

2016-11-20: Early early morning snow - melting fast via Instagram bit.ly/2ftjQjT

2016-11-16: ♫ My Top 3 #lastfm artists: Kristin Hersh (24), Einstürzende Neubauten (11) & Gong (8) via …

2016-11-10: Deer in Cardiff via Instagram bit.ly/2fGikKS

2016-11-09: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Kristin Hersh (36), Gong (15), Syd Arthur (15), Elton John (2) & …

2016-11-04: Cardiff cranes via Instagram bit.ly/2fCMdR4

2016-11-02: ♫ #lastfm artists: Xylouris White (73), Kristin Hersh (59), Pixies (24), Leonard Cohen (11) & …

2016-10-26: ♫ #lastfm artists: Syd Arthur (51), The Clash (29), Dexys Midnight Runners (24), Evgeny Kissin (23) …

2016-10-19: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Bent Knee (22), Red Martian (16), SEXWITCH (6), BBC Radio 4 (4) & …

2016-10-15: 8th September 1888 | Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 1 Aston Villa | First day of the Football League | …

2016-10-12: ♫ #lastfm artists: Walter Gieseking (27), Chumbawamba (23), Bartok Quartet (19), Baker Gurvitz Army …

2016-10-11: Ben Ottewell via Instagram bit.ly/2dHwLzk

2016-10-10: Squashed via Instagram bit.ly/2dP3Rg8

2016-10-07: Sir Tom Jones via Instagram bit.ly/2dSfZkj

2016-10-05: ♫ #lastfm artists: Bent Knee (69), Björk (35), Cabaret Voltaire (31), Neu! (24) & Manic Street …

2016-10-01: Dà Mhìle Seaweed Gin via Instagram bit.ly/2cJoV5j

2016-09-30: Big, Big, Big Red Wine via Instagram bit.ly/2d254zg

2016-09-30: Big, Big, Big Red Wine @ Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff https://t.co/YePExetTdw

2016-09-28: ♫ #lastfm artists: Gang of Four (27), Young Marble Giants (23), Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott …

2016-09-21: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Fay Hield (3), The Doors (3), Ezza (2), Gun Outfit (2) & Neu! (2) …

2016-09-18: Abergavenny Food Festival means Little Rumba via Instagram [bit.ly/2czEiDt](http://bit.ly/2czEiDt)

2016-09-18: The Great Gatsby via Instagram [bit.ly/2d823OI](http://bit.ly/2d823OI)

2016-09-18: Biltong and Cider via Instagram [bit.ly/2d3KaEI](http://bit.ly/2d3KaEI)

2016-09-18: Abergavenny Food Festival via Instagram [bit.ly/2czH4Fy](http://bit.ly/2czH4Fy)

2016-09-18: Early at Abergavenny Food Festival via Instagram [bit.ly/2cUCWlZ](http://bit.ly/2cUCWlZ)

2016-09-14: ♫ #lastfm artists: Gang of Four (27), Einstürzende Neubauten (18), Enrique Morente (13), Etran …

2016-09-07: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: The Fall (95), Cornershop (76), King Crimson (63), Glenn Gould (61) …

2016-08-31: ♫ My Top 2 #lastfm artists: Edna St. Vincent Millay (5) & Louis MacNeice (2) via @tweeklyfm …

2016-08-26: Calm, crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean via Instagram bit.ly/2bFPSf3

2016-08-24: Hazy balcony sunset via Instagram bit.ly/2bOmxLm

2016-08-24: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Poe (18), Echo & the Bunnymen (16), The Doors (16), Melody Gardot …

2016-08-17: ♫ #lastfm artists: Gun Outfit (21), Laura Marling (21), Guerrero, Nashville SO, Binelli (6), Cabaret …

2016-08-10: ♫ #lastfm artists: Au Pairs (24), Gun Outfit (12), Haitink, Concertgebouw O., Perahia (6), The …

2016-08-03: ♫ #lastfm artists: XTC (16), Hector Zazou (12), Benjamin Clementine (11), Haitink, Concertgebouw O., …

2016-07-27: ♫ #lastfm artists: Laura Marling (25), Robert Tear, Philip Ledger (23), Mark Padmore and Nicholas …

2016-07-20: ♫ #lastfm artists: Einstürzende Neubauten (13), Belle and Sebastian (6), The Doors (3), The Unthanks …

2016-07-13: ♫ #lastfm artists: The Doors (24), Belle and Sebastian (22), BBC Radio 4 (8), Guy Garvey (7) & …

2016-07-08: RT @britishlibrary: Percy Bysshe Shelley died #otd in 1822. Explore how he came to write his poem …

2016-07-06: ♫ #lastfm artists: The Smashing Pumpkins (27), Estrella Morente (14), Islaja (13), Public Image Ltd. …

2016-06-29: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: BBC Radio 4 (15), Gun Outfit (5), Algiers (2), Laura Marling (2) & …

2016-06-25: Rajah Rammohun Roy via Instagram bit.ly/28V722L

2016-06-22: ♫ #lastfm artists: XTC (89), Einstürzende Neubauten (37), Cornershop (33), Gun Outfit (11) & The …

2016-06-19: Father's Day via Instagram [bit.ly/1W7APKd](http://bit.ly/1W7APKd)

2016-06-15: ♫ #lastfm artists: Fay Hield (25), Einstürzende Neubauten (18), Knifeworld (16), Benjamin Clementine …

2016-06-08: ♫ #lastfm artists: Takács Quartet (8), Janine Jansen, Boris Brovtsyn, Amihai Grosz, Maxim Rysanov, …

2016-06-01: Steyn bowling via Instagram bit.ly/1UfmPc0

2016-06-01: ♫ #lastfm artists: Cornershop (46), Bartok Quartet (12), BBC Radio 4 (8), Lang Lang, VPO, Gergiev …

2016-05-25: ♫ #lastfm artists: Henry’s Funeral Shoe (50), Cornershop (12), Knifeworld (12), BBC Radio 4 …

2016-05-24: Lamphey Church via Instagram [bit.ly/1sz9pRr](http://bit.ly/1sz9pRr)

2016-05-24: Beach stroll via Instagram bit.ly/1OUucsU

2016-05-24: Freshwater East via Instagram [bit.ly/25kgJlV](http://bit.ly/25kgJlV)

2016-05-18: ♫ My Top 4 #lastfm artists: Radiohead (38), Laura Marling (28), XTC (14) & Lush (2) via …

2016-05-14: Black & White via Instagram [bit.ly/1TdbjBp](http://bit.ly/1TdbjBp)

2016-05-14: Grey Trees via Instagram [bit.ly/27mBlIG](http://bit.ly/27mBlIG)

2016-05-11: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Radiohead (75), XTC (18), Melody Gardot (10), Troyka (6) & Ezza (5) …

2016-05-04: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Mogwai (14), Björk (4), Sigmatropic (3), Slint (3) & Fay Hield (2) …

2016-05-02: Grey May Day via Instagram [bit.ly/1Y34vq5](http://bit.ly/1Y34vq5)

2016-04-29: Skeleton mosaic found in Turkey - "Be cheerful and live your life" via Instagram bit.ly/26zvVte 🔖 History Blog

2016-04-27: ♫ My Top 2 #lastfm artists: Knifeworld (11) & Abbado, BPO (6) via @tweeklyfm #music

2016-04-21: Trying BrewDog’s @BrewDog This. Is. Lager. I can confirm It. Is. Lager. and It. Is. Brilliant.🍺

2016-04-20: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Etran Finatawa (13), The Doors (11), David Bowie (4), Portishead (4) …

2016-04-17: Antarctic 100 Memorial via Instagram [bit.ly/1p9b1zl](http://bit.ly/1p9b1zl)

2016-04-17: Awaiting The Rite of Spring via Instagram [bit.ly/1VunN9G](http://bit.ly/1VunN9G)

2016-04-15: iPad carnage via Instagram [bit.ly/1qLc2z9](http://bit.ly/1qLc2z9)

2016-04-14: Ffresh Fish & Chips via Instagram [bit.ly/1p1tz4n](http://bit.ly/1p1tz4n)

2016-04-13: Garden visitor https://t.co/LN4tbzo6AM

2016-04-13: Garden visitor via Instagram [bit.ly/1Vmu3Ad](http://bit.ly/1Vmu3Ad)

2016-04-13: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Glenn Gould (66), Guy Garvey (25), White Denim (21), Gun Outfit (16) …

2016-04-08: I just finished walking 5.90 miles in 1h:52m:41s with #Endomondo #endorphins https://t.co/B1TmclX5ie

2016-04-06: ♫ My Top 2 #lastfm artists: Federico García Lorca y La Argentinita (12) & White Denim (7) via …

2016-04-03: Still hope for 150+ #ENGvWI #WT20Final #bbccricket

2016-04-03: Following #ENGvWI #WT20Final from Cape Verde via #bbccricket Live Reporting - hope it’s not a …

2016-04-02: Retro-gaming via Instagram [bit.ly/1POc2T8](http://bit.ly/1POc2T8)

2016-04-02: Sparrows for breakfast? via Instagram [bit.ly/1V155Gk](http://bit.ly/1V155Gk)

2016-04-01: Lighthouse via Instagram [bit.ly/25ASH3w](http://bit.ly/25ASH3w)

2016-04-01: Musical Dinner II via Instagram [bit.ly/1pQZFRg](http://bit.ly/1pQZFRg)

2016-04-01: Musical Dinner I via Instagram [bit.ly/1Vg74FG](http://bit.ly/1Vg74FG)

2016-04-01: Looking back... via Instagram [bit.ly/1Vg6Deu](http://bit.ly/1Vg6Deu)

2016-03-31: Lonely beach photo via Instagram [bit.ly/1X0clQI](http://bit.ly/1X0clQI)

2016-03-31: Fishermen, Cape Verde via Instagram [bit.ly/25yFjgn](http://bit.ly/25yFjgn)

2016-03-31: Main square via Instagram [bit.ly/25yF3hg](http://bit.ly/25yF3hg)

2016-03-31: Santa Maria via Instagram [bit.ly/1RPMRHF](http://bit.ly/1RPMRHF)

2016-03-30: ♫ #lastfm artists: Gun Outfit (69), Belle and Sebastian (55), New Order (47), Steve Mason (30) & …

2016-03-29: Mystery object via Instagram [bit.ly/1The8BI](http://bit.ly/1The8BI)

2016-03-29: Small beer via Instagram [bit.ly/1RGdOu0](http://bit.ly/1RGdOu0)

2016-03-28: Jaipur & a bacon butty via Instagram [bit.ly/22GJOXp](http://bit.ly/22GJOXp)

2016-03-27: Rainbow over Manchester Airport via Instagram [bit.ly/1MKPhzI](http://bit.ly/1MKPhzI)

2016-03-23: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Nadia Reid (52), Fufanu (12), Gun Outfit (12), Astor Piazzolla (10) …

2016-03-23: I just finished walking 1.15 miles in 18m:38s with #Endomondo #endorphins https://t.co/VEAA7NWYIw

2016-03-22: I just finished walking 5.52 km in 1h:00m:04s with #Endomondo #endorphins https://t.co/MBquoRHF2v

2016-03-19: Choices! #INDvPAK #cricket #WT20 or #WALvITA #rugby #6Nations?

2016-03-18: Misty Fernhill via Instagram [bit.ly/1MrJxL3](http://bit.ly/1MrJxL3)

2016-03-16: Cardiff Bay, March 2016 via Instagram [bit.ly/1UA7WVd](http://bit.ly/1UA7WVd)

2016-03-16: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Nadia Reid (10), Fleetwood Mac (8), Portishead (7), Gang of Four (4) …

2016-03-12: Tabasco is great! via Instagram [bit.ly/1RGea11](http://bit.ly/1RGea11)

2016-03-12: Twickenham feeling like Wales... via Instagram [bit.ly/1QOsl7E](http://bit.ly/1QOsl7E)

2016-03-12: The Prince Blucher, Twickenham Green via Instagram [bit.ly/1V0K4KY](http://bit.ly/1V0K4KY)

2016-03-11: Espresso & Grappa via Instagram [bit.ly/1LgIYc5](http://bit.ly/1LgIYc5)

2016-03-09: ♫ #lastfm artists: CHVRCHES (13), White Denim (13), Gun Outfit (12), The Doors (6) & King …

2016-02-24: ♫ #lastfm artists: Gergiev, Kirov Orch., Mariinsky Theatre (42), Genesis (15), Fidetzis, Athens …

2016-02-21: England lose 6 wickets for 9 runs :( #RSAvEng #cricket

2016-02-21: Time for a little #cricket then - #RSAvEng in the second and final match of the T20 series

2016-02-20: GNU social: https://t.co/HaTtMvgNxo Friendica: https://t.co/8zf8hzHxuJ

2016-02-19: Nice photo from the ECB prior to the start of RSAvENG T20 match in Cape Town #cricket #cricket …

2016-02-18: Sunlight via Instagram [bit.ly/1XA9Bdl](http://bit.ly/1XA9Bdl)

2016-02-17: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Fay Hield (35), Savages (15), Misty In Roots (14), White Denim (10) …

2016-02-11: Testing out a GNU social account.

2016-02-10: ♫ #lastfm artists: White Denim (57), Golden Animals (11), Duke Garwood (10), The White Stripes (9) …

2016-02-03: ♫ #lastfm artists: Algiers (30), Songhoy Blues (14), St. Petersburg String Quartet (11), The Verve …

2016-01-27: ♫ #lastfm artists: Dub Syndicate (26), The Smashing Pumpkins (13), Dmitri Shostakovich (11), Algiers …

2016-01-22: Photo Madness! via Instagram [bit.ly/1nE2fsY](http://bit.ly/1nE2fsY)

2016-01-20: "The frost has settled down upon the trees" via Instagram [bit.ly/1ZLVJ4G](http://bit.ly/1ZLVJ4G)

2016-01-20: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Tame Impala (19), David Bowie (12), Radiohead (9), Slint (9) & The …

2016-01-13: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: David Bowie (60), The Smiths (51), Fleetwood Mac (40), Fay Hield (36) …

2016-01-08: Charging via Instagram [bit.ly/1RdrkHF](http://bit.ly/1RdrkHF)

2016-01-06: ♫ #lastfm artists: Fleetwood Mac (84), David Bowie (21), Julia Holter (20), Gang of Four (13) & …

2015-12-30: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Gang of Four (62), Crass (35), Camper Van Beethoven (20), Sigmatropic …

2015-12-23: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Julia Holter (20), Songhoy Blues (15), Joy Division (14), Slint (9) …

2015-12-16: ♫ My Top 2 #lastfm artists: The Pop Group (11) & Pond (11) via @tweeklyfm #music

2015-12-09: ♫ #lastfm artists: Tame Impala (23), Tear, Robert with Philip Ledger (19), Algiers (15) & Billy …

2015-12-02: ♫ #lastfm artists: Krček, Capella Istropolitana (64), Courtney Barnett (18), The Doors (11), Algiers …

2015-11-25: ♫ #lastfm artists: Melody Gardot (17), Algiers (11), Reigakusha, Sukeyasu Shiba (11), The Districts …

2015-11-19: Melody Gardot in Cardiff via Instagram [bit.ly/1MEm9cR](http://bit.ly/1MEm9cR)

2015-11-18: ♫ #lastfm artists: Ted Hughes (12), Echo & the Bunnymen (9), Jack Wallen (9), Sigmatropic (5) …

2015-11-12: Burnt Graffiti via Instagram [bit.ly/1LbCcNx](http://bit.ly/1LbCcNx)

2015-11-11: ♫ #lastfm artists: Tame Impala (36), Pond (15), Melody Gardot (15), Takács Quartet (13) & King …

2015-11-04: ♫ #lastfm artists: Elīna Garanča (18), Melody Gardot (18), Bernstein, NYPO (6), Handley, RLPO, …

2015-10-30: Too much music... via Instagram bit.ly/1ipOGu0

2015-10-28: Detail of the Picton memorial via Instagram [bit.ly/1k9LVxY](http://bit.ly/1k9LVxY)

2015-10-28: General Picton memorial, Carmarthen via Instagram [bit.ly/1RB91IO](http://bit.ly/1RB91IO)

2015-10-28: Tenby beach via Instagram [bit.ly/1igyjzS](http://bit.ly/1igyjzS)

2015-10-28: Books via Instagram [bit.ly/1M1ydIi](http://bit.ly/1M1ydIi)

2015-10-28: Tenby on a rainy day via Instagram [bit.ly/1GwLvMR](http://bit.ly/1GwLvMR)

2015-10-28: ♫ #lastfm artists: Karajan, BPO (43), July (14), Tom Robinson (11), Courtney Barnett (10) & LCP, …

2015-10-21: ♫ #lastfm artists: Rozhdestvensky, USSR Ministry of Culture SO (25), Tom Robinson (11), Reigakusha, …

2015-10-17: The outstanding Starsailor in Bristol last night via Instagram bit.ly/1OAEo8o

2015-10-14: ♫ #lastfm artists: Yokoyama, Tsurata, Music Dept., Imperial Household (7), Portishead (5), Björk …

2015-10-07: ♫ #lastfm artists: Reigakusha, Sukeyasu Shiba (22), Ezza (11), Harnoncourt, Chamber Orchestra Of …

2015-09-30: ♫ #lastfm artists: Ezza (17), Ramshackle Union Band (11), Sigmatropic (7), John Matthias, Trinity …

2015-09-26: Sun streaming in today via Instagram [bit.ly/1R8roFa](http://bit.ly/1R8roFa)

2015-09-26: I may be in the wrong place... via Instagram bit.ly/1iS96gg

2015-09-23: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Björk (14), Paco de Lucía (8), Richard James (5), Portishead (2) & …

2015-09-09: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Fleetwood Mac (19), Melody Gardot (18), King Crimson (14), Björk (13) …

2015-09-06: Preparing for Foo Fighters at Milton Keynes Bowl via Instagram [bit.ly/1KywnQx](http://bit.ly/1KywnQx)

2015-09-06: Drinking like a fish #boots #wine http://t.co/rGVDLqRlJR

2015-09-06: Drinking like a fish via Instagram [bit.ly/1FqZcXu](http://bit.ly/1FqZcXu)

2015-09-06: Sunset over Iggy Pop at Milton Keynes Bowl via Instagram [bit.ly/1JYhL6o](http://bit.ly/1JYhL6o)

2015-09-03: Ready for King Crimson at St. David’s Hall http://t.co/SSRAhsUqi4

2015-09-02: ♫ My Top 5 #lastfm artists: Darren Hanlon (46), Black Yaya (24), Ezza (17), The Breeders (15) & …

2015-08-26: ♫ #lastfm artists: Etran Finatawa (32), Ezza (27), Modeste Hugues (20), Nitin Sawhney (17) & …

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #9 - The Drink via Instagram [bit.ly/1Jjhv4H](http://bit.ly/1Jjhv4H)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #8 - This is the Kit via Instagram [bit.ly/1JUHUZZ](http://bit.ly/1JUHUZZ)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #7 - Black YaYa via Instagram [bit.ly/1JgFGhX](http://bit.ly/1JgFGhX)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #6 - Tom Robinson via Instagram [bit.ly/1NyQYEs](http://bit.ly/1NyQYEs)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #5 - Darren Hanlon via Instagram [bit.ly/1JtkS6b](http://bit.ly/1JtkS6b)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #3 - Syd Arthur via Instagram [bit.ly/1PPBhar](http://bit.ly/1PPBhar)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #4 - Bombs via Instagram [bit.ly/1JjgCJs](http://bit.ly/1JjgCJs)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #2 - The Fall via Instagram [bit.ly/1NyQcqW](http://bit.ly/1NyQcqW)

2015-08-25: Green Man Festival #1 - Courtney Barnett, in silhouette via Instagram [bit.ly/1UaHZIv](http://bit.ly/1UaHZIv)

2015-08-19: ♫ #lastfm artists: The Walkabouts (105), Marika Hackman (42), Courtney Barnett (106), St. Vincent …

2015-08-14: Sleeping pillion via Instagram bit.ly/1LamSqg

2015-08-14: Sunrise at Agios Nikolaos harbour via Instagram bit.ly/1UGz0Ry

2015-08-13: A shed, a caravan and a small olive grove - what more could you want? via Instagram bit.ly/1DPk6UJ

2015-08-13: View of Agios Nikolaos whilst walking to Stoupa this morning via Instagram bit.ly/1P8Qi5W

2015-08-12: Agios Nikolaos at night via Instagram bit.ly/1h3Luo4

2015-08-12: ♫ #lastfm artists: Etran Finatawa (12), Terakaft (3), Linval Thompson (1), Thomas Newman (1) & …

2015-08-11: Pantazi Beach via Instagram bit.ly/1N6yQk1

2015-08-10: Sunset at Agios Nikolaos via Instagram bit.ly/1WcSmPT

2015-08-08: 2nd ball of Stokes’ 2nd over in the Australian 2nd innings was the 1,000,000th legal delivery …

2015-08-05: ♫ #lastfm artists: Etran Finatawa (10), Terakaft (4), Ali Farka Touré (3), Duke Garwood (3) & …

2015-07-29: ♫ #lastfm artists: Nitin Sawhney (18), The Fall (12), The Walkabouts (12), Fidetzis, Athens State …

2015-07-22: ♫ #lastfm artists: Radiohead (19), Duke Garwood (10), Son Lux (3), Camper Van Beethoven (2) & …

2015-07-18: Portishead with Thom Yorke at Latitude 2015 via Instagram bit.ly/1J7TlLO

2015-07-18: Very good - Tom Robinson playing through a few songs pre-official slot via Instagram [bit.ly/1J6KjyE](http://bit.ly/1J6KjyE)

2015-07-18: Lake swimming at Latitude Festival via Instagram [bit.ly/1VdI6Gt](http://bit.ly/1VdI6Gt)

2015-07-15: ♫ #lastfm artists: Benjamin Booker (24), Stornoway (12), Björk (10), tUnE-yArDs (10) & …

2015-07-08: ♫ #lastfm artists: Björk (12), Hector Zazou (12), Melody Gardot (11), The Smashing Pumpkins (7) …

2015-07-02: Sign The Ello Bill of Rights for Social Network Users from @elloword: https://t.co/nnDs5EjIxA

2015-06-28: @NakedWines A little Boy Meets Girl was on the cards! … the @BMGwines A & R Shiraz …

2015-06-27: Having the first wines we chose during the @NakedWines Cardiff tasting - order arrived today - as …

2015-06-21: Craft ale danger! via Instagram [bit.ly/1LsogB7](http://bit.ly/1LsogB7)

2015-06-06: Pelléas et Mélisande / WNO via Instagram bit.ly/1Me9DkX

2015-04-07: Nearing the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain via Instagram bit.ly/1O3NeIT

2015-02-19: Browns Fish and Chips in Pembroke via Instagram [bit.ly/1EsHqmI](http://bit.ly/1EsHqmI)

2015-02-16: Cleddau Bridge II via Instagram [bit.ly/1AKobGr](http://bit.ly/1AKobGr)

2015-02-16: Cleddau Bridge via Instagram [bit.ly/1vQhRNh](http://bit.ly/1vQhRNh)

2015-02-15: Freshwater East via Instagram bit.ly/19l4KcH

2014-12-05: Just spent nearly an hour reconnecting about 50 keyboards and mice back into computers in four IT …

2014-10-28: Tapas at the Rhoswenallt Inn tonight!

2014-09-28: Pinot Noir Photo via Instagram bit.ly/1t7NHwX

2014-09-28: Reflections of Butty Bach Photo via Instagram bit.ly/1t7NGch

2014-09-27: Three Choirs Vineyard, near Newent Photo via Instagram bit.ly/Yqhusk

2014-08-10: …and fantastic wine, especially the Prosecco!

2014-08-10: Good free wifi in The Wine Bar ! http://t.co/hFO2OLaHsO

2014-08-09: Sun-drying tomatoes in Ravello

2014-08-08: Aglianico and Falanghina now added to the list of Italian wines I like! (Red and white respectively)

2014-08-08: Ravello - outside the location where D. H. Lawrence wrote some of Lady Chatterley’s Lover …

2014-08-08: Vesuvius crater #2

2014-08-08: Vesuvius crater #1

2014-08-08: View over Naples from Vesuvius

2014-08-07: Tom having a little jig on the top of Vesuvius :) http://t.co/Htr12exSY8

2014-08-06: In Herculaneum http://t.co/xFmPtqH6vu

2014-08-06: Bronze herm of a homeowner, Herculaneum

2014-08-06: Herculaneum

2014-08-05: Memorial Arch, Pompeii

2014-08-05: Navigating Pompeii http://t.co/3dvbfpjDlp

2014-08-03: Vesuvius from Sant Agnello

2014-08-03: First pizza in Italy! http://t.co/isACPBrrT5

2014-08-01: …but #AutoAwesome doesn’t always get its panoramas quite right! http://t.co/cpLBEsYPQ5

2014-08-01: Today I discovered that Google’s #AutoAwesome creates its own panoramas… …

2014-07-28: Two Spitfires overhead The Secret Garden Party

2014-07-28: The Emerald City The Secret Garden Party

2014-07-23: Mountains of tapas and mojitos this afternoon…now at Urban Tap House. http://t.co/rPMi7XKBzj

2014-07-22: Tapas night at the Rhoswenallt Inn next Tuesday - we’ll be there!

2014-07-17: RT @henrymoeranBBC: Well played Rahane - 103 on a difficult pitch. @HomeOfCricket looking superb in …

2014-07-16: Quite like what Google’s #AutoAwesome has been doing to my photos - this one of Uplands, …

2014-07-10: Stations past and present

2014-07-10: Aberdare Station

2014-07-10: Michael Sobell Sports Centre, Aberdare

2014-06-29: Quails' eggs #2

2014-06-29: Quails' eggs

2014-06-21: #ENG messed up the football #WorldCup, messing up the rugby #NZLvENG - hope the cricket #EngvSL …

2014-06-08: Avebury

2014-06-08: Avebury stones

2014-06-08: Chiswick from on high Morning view over Chiswick from Hammersmith Premier Inn #London

2014-06-08: Arcade Fire Arcade Fire, Earl's Court, Saturday 7th June 2014

2014-06-07: £11.60 for two 187ml glasses of wine??? :(

2014-06-06: Now in St John the Evangelist church, Canton, paying for wine with “a donation of our …

2014-05-17: Cardiff Bay from the barrage

2014-05-17: Tapas #food (@ La Cha Cha) http://t.co/NwmiZCw2Ge

2014-05-05: Old, worn out & faded

2014-05-01: Aberdare skyline

2014-04-24: Pwll Waun Cynon Nature Reserve

2014-04-09: Elbow Elbow at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff on Tuesday 8th April 2014

2014-04-01: Fog filling the Cynon Valley

2014-03-29: Pints of red wine @Manics http://t.co/3kQvEA1xzQ

2014-03-29: Nice light show with the music at #wt20 #bbccricket :)

2014-03-29: Watching cricket #wt20 whilst drinking a Winter Warmer ale doesn’t seem right.

2014-03-23: Kachikally Crocodile Pools Bakau, #TheGambia

2014-03-22: Clouds over Aberdare

2014-03-09: Kachikally Crocodile Pool, The Gambia Nests #TheGambia #pressgram

2014-03-04: Malaria tablets washed down with champagne…

2014-03-01: High over North Africa High over North Africa Sunset en route to UK

2014-01-22: Five years’ use of @LogMeIn now over - all removed from my computers and iOS devices. …

2014-01-17: Aberdare Station: Early morning coal train approaching #DiscoverPressgram

2014-01-17: Early morning coal train approaching Aberdare Station

2014-01-03: No electricity = candles + wine http://t.co/E2yuCRHBHh

2013-12-22: Towy Sunset over the River Towy near Carmarthen

2013-12-07: The Station: My favourite #pub in Sutton Coldfield #pressgram http://t.co/GDsi86TnlL

2013-12-07: The Station My favourite #pub in Sutton Coldfield #pressgram

2013-12-06: Morning contrails: #sunrise #pressgram http://t.co/A1lNMJHt0K

2013-12-06: Morning contrails #sunrise #pressgram

2013-11-30: Cat by firelight

2013-11-11: Rusty Bridge Rusty #Autumn in the Cynon Valley

2013-11-04: KT Tunstall stage St. David’s Hall

2013-11-04: Shiraz and KT Tunstall KT Tunstall at St. David’s Hall, Cardiff tonight #Music

2013-11-02: Paul and Tina at the Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd

2013-10-30: Arctic Monkeys Cardiff Motopoint Areana, Tuesday 29th October 2013 #arcticmonkeys #cardiff

2013-10-29: I believe I’m the only person drinking red wine in the Motopoint Arena #ArcticMonkeys

2013-10-29: Tracks Fernhill: Green light #tracks #DiscoverPressgram http://t.co/02MgMiaGjp

2013-10-29: Tracks Fernhill Green light #tracks #DiscoverPressgram

2013-10-28: View from Peace Park There was some blue sky today in the #CynonValley

2013-10-14: Early morning - Streetlights, Aberdare

2013-10-09: Bar One

2013-10-07: Sunset over Cardiff Bay

2013-09-29: Cardiff Bay Millennium Centre

2013-09-28: Goes well with red wine! From http://t.co/m6BvrfPl60 http://t.co/iy19VF7cPe

2013-09-28: Nice! Aston Villa 3-2 Man City http://t.co/usZKFE1Eyq

2013-09-26: Fish and chips Fish and chips, Rhoswenallt Inn

2013-09-23: Abergavenny Food Festival Buying Welsh Cakes!

2013-09-23: Vietnamese Summer Roll Vietnamese tofu summer roll at the Abergavenny Food Festival

2013-09-15: Severn Bridge Dreadful weather crossing the Severn Bridge

2013-09-15: Pint of Bullshit Sweet potato and fig tagine - plus a pint of Bullshit

2013-09-15: Shakespearean character Stained glass at the RSC Theatres

2013-09-14: Swan Theatre stage Stage set for opening of Titus Andronicus

2013-09-14: @AbernantEagle Semi-jealous about being in Stratford and not at the cricket :(

2013-09-14: Titus Andronicus Some light-hearted entertainment lined up for tonight!

2013-09-14: Wild Beaver I haven’t (yet) taken up the offer…

2013-09-14: The bright day is done... Evening meal all done and posted! Can tell we’re staying in Shakespeare’s county :)

2013-09-14: Apple dessert, White Swan Apple samosa, cinnamon panna cotta, apple sorbet, poached apples, toffee apple purée - White Swan, …

2013-09-14: Plaice main, White Swan Poached plaice in burnt caraway noisette, crayfish tortellini, saffron spiced white radish, candied …

2013-09-14: Salmon main, White Swan Pan roast salmon, mussels & cocoa bean chowder - White Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon #food

2013-09-14: Quail starter, White Swan Pan roast quail breast, confit leg, Scotch quail egg, spring onions, quinoa, radish - White Swan, …

2013-09-12: King prawn and chorizo linguine Rhoswenallt Inn evening meal

2013-09-08: Usk Castle Trotsky at Usk Castle

2013-09-08: Giant Hogweed Giant Hogweed at Usk Castle

2013-09-08: Rhod Gilbert Last night’s entertainment was excellent!

2013-09-06: Moon and Chinese lantern Moon and Chinese lantern over Green Man Festival #greenman13

2013-09-06: Red berries Red berries in a sea of knotweed

2013-09-05: Yes, #Pressgram has arrived - my first quick photo test! #photography http://t.co/PNDp3buTtp

2013-08-24: Spotting computers in film and on TV! http://t.co/bo5WvIy7ZN

2013-08-21: Was out walking 5.74 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/7UgmPF2N2h

2013-08-20: Was out walking 5.83 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/NcwCTgk8zJ

2013-08-06: Lindos Amphitheatre and Acropolis http://t.co/mhV1qz0XSt

2013-08-06: Lindos https://t.co/MbRRDnjGkG

2013-08-06: Rooftop cafe in Lindos. http://t.co/lvfH9FRDYa

2013-08-05: oh well, rain in Manchester, I’ll celebrate quietly and return to holiday pursuits #bbccricket …

2013-08-05: But for a brighter view I can always look up from the table! #bbccricket #bbcashes …

2013-08-05: This is what my grey and white (like the DRS!) world looks like now #bbccricket #bbcashes #ashes …

2013-08-05: “England are well and truly in the brown.” - Great quote from #BBCcricket #BBCAshes …

2013-08-04: …but I can be tempted away https://t.co/r0SBtmaAzS

2013-08-04: My Greek beloved… https://t.co/bVhjIBVcaJ

2013-08-04: I finished Ready Player One a couple of days ago, and now Dark Eden. If I was somewhere with …

2013-08-03: Whitebait, fried courgettes, dips #foodphoto http://t.co/3rxdcre5ys

2013-08-03: Beach outside our apartments at Pefkos, Rhodes. http://t.co/ZIvczysQfV

2013-07-25: Why that Jane Austen quotation on the new £10 note is a major blunder http://t.co/CONzZEtUqy #adn

2013-07-15: No cricket, no tennis, no rugby, so #Pointless #adn

2013-07-15: Trying to sit and have breakfast in the garden - midges can’t sleep much, they’re …

2013-07-13: @Aggerscricket “Did she work or was she a housewife?” - asking for trouble!

2013-07-13: Currently hammocking in the garden whilst listening to the cricket - ideal summer pursuits. …

2013-07-06: Cats stalking the mole in our garden. I’m hoping they get it - shifted 2 wheelbarrows of …

2013-03-31: Was out walking 3.19 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/WHlaGpOsZK

2013-03-29: Appropriate names for a winery #63 @ Bugibba, Malta http://t.co/jZB7Ftcb8g

2013-03-27: The world is fine as seen through wine. http://t.co/duI2IkwXiU

2013-03-03: Was out cycling 8.70 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/3JhynttNCe

2013-02-20: This morning’s experiment listening to cricket on iPlayer Radio whilst walking to work fails. …

2013-01-26: I don’t make many cakes but second time for this one in 2 weeks - Spiced Olive Oil Cake - …

2013-01-26: RT @PenPastwn: Caged wine. I only want Rioja. http://t.co/YksxTwop

2013-01-03: Tree coming down in lane outside our house, falling towards our garden and stretching our telephone …

2012-08-01: Millennium Stadium from up high! http://t.co/zvbFqtLo

2012-07-26: My favourite white wine of this year”s tasting event in Cardiff - ordered a couple of bottles, …

2012-06-27: A little earlier! RT @NakedWines: Naked tasting at #Cardiff City Hall in full swing …

2012-06-27: Great evening at wine tasting at Cardiff City Hall @NakedWines #nakedtour2012 - nice selection of …

2012-06-27: Not too crowded - too easy to get wine! http://t.co/HpHNSR9h

2012-06-27: In Revolucion de Cuba for tapas prior to wine tasting @NakedWines in Cardiff #nakedtour2012

2012-06-26: Looking forward to it! RT @nakedwines: Who’s coming to our #wine tasting in #Cardiff tomorrow? …

2012-06-19: From Civilization to Big Brother: how a game recreated Orwell’s 1984 http://t.co/cG4qPVnO - …

2012-06-04: @Iain_Slitherine You love it! (Thankfully!)

2012-04-17: @valleyboi1 Cheers - having another good dose of tapas and watching Bayern Munich-Real …

2012-04-14: Some of the best tapas we’ve ever eaten - El Capitain, Caleta de Fuste http://t.co/qogg8Wrc

2012-03-26: Was out walking 1.05 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/kPapXIYb

2012-03-17: Rugby done, tapas underway, dance next… http://t.co/8QuB4rAd

2012-03-17: SA and red wine before midday - not looking good… http://t.co/stgQFtLM

2012-03-14: Was out walking 5.30 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/BAsJVrUg

2012-02-23: Morse Code wine by Henry’s Drive Vignerons (http://t.co/cYEBKsj0) - good price at Tesco at the …

2012-02-05: Even the snowmen are Villa supporters in Sutton Coldfield! http://t.co/cck9hOmx

2012-02-04: Stepping back in time and having a glass of green ginger wine!

2012-02-02: fin de Spectacle? - another edition of Spectacular Times found and displayed online at …

2012-01-03: Peace Park a little flooded - could have walked along fence, I suppose! http://t.co/TYPIJcrA

2011-12-25: Xmas dinner is over! Sitting down to drink now! http://t.co/z65zkOEq

2011-12-08: Great wine labels! @NakedWines http://t.co/g0Gj2eLy

2011-11-30: Great delivery this morning - Wild Meat Company and @NakedWines, perfect partners! …

2011-11-17: Uploaded a whole batch of photos taken with my phone up to flickr…Green Man 2011, Turkey and …

2011-11-12: @NakedWines Beers???? Traitor!

2011-11-12: a 15 minute strike = a coffee break #strike #30nov

2011-11-08: Throwing Muses at The Gate, Cardiff http://t.co/FJEhXn5w

2011-10-31: Julian Cope at The Globe, Cardiff on Saturday night. http://t.co/iDa4lqMU

2011-10-25: Wales Millennium Centre, pre-Strictly Gershwin http://t.co/4NLtlmJF

2011-10-15: Not that I’m drinking wine this early in the morning - will be having a beer with #rwc2011 …

2011-10-15: Another lovely wine from naked! Smooth, clean tasting with loads of flavour - fruit and light …

2011-09-10: Tapas in Cardiff http://t.co/CnXWHzW

2011-09-04: Sad state of affairs that it takes nearly as long to travel Gatwick-Aberdare as Turkey-UK. One …

2011-09-03: Was out walking 8.20 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/tCC9lK5

2011-09-02: Was out walking 6.67 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://t.co/gLrJj8s

2011-08-10: Was out walking 5.21 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://bit.ly/qqC58J

2011-08-06: Was out walking 5.27 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://bit.ly/nIPSoz

2011-08-05: Stonehenge - thee days in Wiltshire/Dorset instead of two weeks in Cyprus! http://twitpic.com/61aesu

2011-07-27: Treehouse with wood store beneath nearly finished - construction in our garden by Maurice Crayford! …

2011-05-31: Toilet humour still prevalent ;) http://twitpic.com/551xom

2011-05-10: Getting seriously pissed off with a mole who lives in our garden :( http://lockerz.com/s/100485254

2011-05-06: 3 cheers for #Asda - replaced failed #XBox360 8 weeks after purchase. Not so pleased with #M$, …

2011-04-28: sigh of relief - core system upgrades on 4 servers and 334 workstations just finished - can enjoy …

2011-04-22: Great design of wine label from @NakedWines http://plixi.com/p/94851243

2011-04-02: Great looking ground in Mumbai - RT @Aggerscricket: We are in! http://twitpic.com/4fz3lq

2011-03-23: Was out walking 5.30 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://bit.ly/dRlSyb

2011-03-19: Dylan Thomas’ writing shed and boat house - better pictures will be uploaded to …

2011-03-17: Was out walking 5.06 km with #Endomondo. See it here: http://bit.ly/i5xO5c

2011-02-26: Ready for rugby - 4 pint take-out of Butty Bach, free Wye Valley glass & mat from Red Cow Inn! …

2011-02-19: Alfred Hitchcock alive and well in Carmarthen - thousands of starlings! http://twitpic.com/41i8rw

2010-12-22: Credit also due to Parcel Force who got a box of 15 bottles of wines (@NakedWines) up here - Royal …

2010-12-22: Seriously impressed @NakedWines - got our Xmas delivery despite a load of snow. Have had no other …

2010-12-16: R4 LW + old Roberts radio = cricket on the way to work. Better than DAB! #Ashes

2010-12-04: Not that I’m drinking at this time of the morning - just saw the @NakedWines tweet whilst …

2010-12-04: Great wine! RT @NakedWines: The Manley Pinotage has quite a few cult followers… the new …

2010-11-26: Lagedor is playing Call of Duty Black Ops: Call of Duty Black Ops - score: 40 of 1000, achievements: …

2010-11-25: Lagedor is playing Call of Duty Black Ops: Call of Duty Black Ops - score: 40 of 1000, achievements: …

2010-11-24: Lagedor is playing Call of Duty Black Ops: Call of Duty Black Ops - score: 40 of 1000, achievements: …

2010-11-13: Fire lit, dough for homemade pizzas proving, wine breathing, set for an ideal evening - if it …

2010-10-20: A baker’s dozen of @NakedWines arrived - mainly syrah & malbec - now, which to have with …

2010-10-20: @NakedWines Go on then - I’ll give the Lorca malbec a try! Expect an update in a couple of …

2010-10-20: Lorca malbec VERY smooth, fruity, slightly spicy, too drinkable! @NakedWines - went well with a …

2010-10-09: Tapas in Cardiff, after a quick visit to the Apple store :) http://plixi.com/p/49598805

2010-09-29: Battlefield Academy - http://bit.ly/b9jRo5 - one of the best games I’ve played for a long …

2010-09-29: @Iain_Slitherine Saw the video, bought the game, hope it measures up to BBCBA standards :)

2010-08-26: All the cheap retsina we’re buying in Kefalonia is from Crete - long way for it to …

2010-08-21: Smoke Fairies at the Green Man Festival last night - in the rain! http://twitpic.com/2gq1f7

2010-08-18: Test image from Opera Mini on phone - CenterParcs climbing wall! http://twitpic.com/2ftmpb

2010-07-28: Cheap crown capped retsina is as good as ever!

2010-07-25: Messy hair day! http://twitpic.com/28lxdf

2010-07-25: On the beach at Weston. http://twitpic.com/28lzwu

2010-05-30: Very bracing and blustery on Sully Island today! http://twitpic.com/1sgt8n

2010-05-23: White Horse Hill http://twitpic.com/1qbyis

2010-05-23: Had picnic on White Horse Hill - great weather and scenery! http://twitpic.com/1qcjox

2010-05-10: Just been a brief but fairly glowing mention of @nakedwines on BBC R4 ‘Food Programme’

2010-04-25: http://twitpic.com/1ifiui - Daffodils!

2010-04-25: http://twitpic.com/1ifiya - Daffodils!

2010-04-25: http://twitpic.com/1ifm2z - 2 bbqs in 2 days! Some of it in rain today tho’!

2010-04-10: Slippery Wembley surface for FA Cup semi today! Villa very unlucky not to be awarded penalty. #avfc

2010-04-10: Top pizza topping - anchovies, capers & black olives :)

2010-04-08: http://twitpic.com/1e0juk - Hay not all about pubs though!

2010-04-08: http://twitpic.com/1e1nxe - Sunny day!

2010-04-08: http://twitpic.com/1e1w1g - Even warm and dry enough to sit outside Kilverts Inn …

2010-04-08: http://twitpic.com/1e2elw - Gravitas.

2010-04-07: http://twitpic.com/1dt5vr - Beacons snow in April!

2010-04-07: http://twitpic.com/1duzo9 - Pubs of Hay-on-Wye #1 - staying here!

2010-04-07: http://twitpic.com/1dv99i - Hay pub #2 - sardines, anchovies and Landlord…

2010-04-07: http://twitpic.com/1dvjpl - Rural view from room window - leaning out trying to find a phone signal …

2010-04-07: http://twitpic.com/1dvl30 - Hay pub #3 - several beers, including lovely HPA!

2010-03-04: http://twitpic.com/16kvq4 - First cake I’ve baked in years - made with help of Seren for …

2010-02-25: @NakedWines Definitely a compliment!

2010-02-24: Curse you, @NakedWines, you’ve ruined cheap supermarket wine for me!

2010-02-24: Reduced to watching BBC Live Text online for the Villa FA Cup replay :(

2010-02-14: Italy - England too close for comfort and now it’s 1-1 in Palace - Villa cup tie :(

2010-02-14: Replay at Villa Park then?

2010-02-04: Just worked out that the quantity of tweets I type and coffee I drink increase exponentially with …

2010-02-04: Virginity auction, Mel Gibson swearing, shark kill, psychic cat, head in pizza oven - Bizarre top 5 …

2010-01-20: @valleyboi1 And another goal!!! Haven’t seen Villa score this many for ages!

2010-01-10: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Team Deathmatch in Sub …

2010-01-09: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Forza Motorsport 3. Public Race Camino Viejo …

2010-01-09: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Headquarters in Favela. …

2010-01-08: http://twitpic.com/x6uci - See - Domesticity at home, laptop in kitchen = multiple tweets…

2010-01-08: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Joinable - Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Team …

2010-01-08: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Forza Motorsport 3. Racing in Season Play Level 7 - …

2010-01-08: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Headquarters in Invasion. …

2010-01-08: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Domination in Wasteland. …

2010-01-08: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Forza Motorsport 3. Racing in Season Play Level 9 - …

2010-01-07: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Domination in Invasion. …

2010-01-07: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Joinable - Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Domination in …

2010-01-07: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Team Deathmatch in …

2010-01-07: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. In pre-game lobby. (Xbox Live …

2010-01-07: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Team Deathmatch in …

2010-01-07: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Domination in Estate. …

2010-01-06: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. In pre-game lobby. (Xbox Live …

2010-01-06: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Headquarters in Derail. …

2010-01-05: http://twitpic.com/wrlow - Sent home because of #uksnow - which has now completely stopped!

2010-01-05: http://twitpic.com/wrm82 - See!!

2010-01-05: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Joinable - Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Headquarters …

2010-01-05: Xbox Live: lagedor is currently Online. Playing Modern Warfare® 2. Playing Free-for-all in Skidrow. …

2010-01-04: My Xbox gamertag Lagedor is playing Modern Warfare® 2: Modern Warfare® 2 - score: 145 of 1000, …

2010-01-04: I’m Xbox gaming - Lagedor is playing Modern Warfare® 2: Modern Warfare® 2 - score: 145 of …

2009-12-21: http://twitpic.com/uh8zf - Early morning snow on 21st December, and a day off work :)

2009-12-21: http://twitpic.com/uhw4a - Afternoon snow! More in the gallery at nntk.net

2009-12-18: http://twitpic.com/u01le - Then & now :) (Higher quality images at http://nntk.net)

2009-12-17: http://twitpic.com/tx1lq - See, #snow in Aberdare!

2009-12-16: New ‘Now reading:’ entry: Darwin among the Machines - http://tinyurl.com/y9sclqh

2009-03-27: Listening to Bon Iver for first time - in anticipation of Green Man - not sure who his voice reminds …

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