The Dim Pause

No More Than a Litre of Wine a Day

No More Than a Litre of Wine a Day

French 1950s Health and Sobriety posters. Interesting article with lots of images.

Good to see that Glamorgan Cricket Club’s home ground in Cardiff is being renamed back to Sophia Gardens Cardiff. The (sponsored) SSE SWALEC Stadium never really had the same ring to it! 🏏

Gateway 📷

Now reading Red Gas by Edward Topol 📚

Red gas

At the Duke of Wellington, Cardiff.

Duke of Wellington

Porthcawl won with the last kick of the game 🏉

Pembroke vs. Porthcawl WRU Bowl Final 🏉

Microblogging and fragmentation by Riccardo Mori

Going to be interesting to find out if Amazon’s remake of Utopia is anywhere close to the quality of the original – Paradise found: Utopia’s remake is a welcome dose of TV justice 📺

Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece reviewAstonishing, ravishing, sublime – exhibition at the British Museum which I’d really like to try and get to see.


Zeitgeist - Idiosyncratic Black Lager by BrewDog. 🍺

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Weather has been good for a couple of days so I walked home from work for the first time this year.

Now reading The Last Weekend by Blake Morrison. 📚

Interesting - island stage set up for Arcade Fire tonight at the NEC. Don’t know where the front is! 🎵

The best pub in Sutton Coldfield - The Station.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s remains rediscovered in wine cellar 📚

Smauel Taylor Coleridge

Aperitif at The Salt Cellar.

Blue skies in Tenby this morning.

I used to enjoy a Mr Kipling Cherry Bakewell. Not so sure I will now – What is Britain eating?