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Location check in ๐Ÿ—บ โ€” The Social, Bristol. Bloody Mary and vegan breakfast.

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A Bloody Mary cocktail on a wooden table, garnished with celery, lemon and rosemary, with people and beverages in the background.

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Had a Sharon last night - manzanilla, sweet vermouth and Campari ๐Ÿธ

A cozy setting with people enjoying drinks around a wooden table, which features a glass of red beverage in the foreground, and various items such as more drinks, a smartphone, and a menu.

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Chase of 557. Easy, plenty of time ๐Ÿคฃ ๐Ÿ˜ณ ๐Ÿ

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Some brilliant batting by India now ๐Ÿ

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Preparing my new album cover ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Location check in ๐Ÿ—บ โ€” Root, Bristol

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Eternals, 2021 - โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…

A slightly different but fun Marvel spectacle. I thought the performances and the characters were great. Loved the jumping around ย places and times and found the storyline more interesting than that of a lot of recent Marvel films.

Feel the film was maligned by numerous reviews. I enjoyed it a lot more than those reviews led me to expect.

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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Ravichandran Ashwin dismisses Zak Crawley to reach 500 Test wickets. Rapid century for Ben Duckett - 102 off 88 balls ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ

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๐Ÿ”— Why mead is made for Valentineโ€™s Day

mead, a drink that newlyweds used to be given for a month after their nuptials to promote fertility (hence the term โ€œhoneymoonโ€)

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๐Ÿ May need to wake up earlier. Up at 5am, only an hourโ€™s play, and India already 39-3 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ˜ณ

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, 2019 - โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…

Watched on Wednesday February 14, 2024.

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Home screen status update!

I use the first two screens of my phone as easily accessible โ€˜Homeโ€™ screens. The first is now starting to get overpopulated with note-making/taking apps ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Screenshot of an iPhone screen displaying a variety of apps, a widget with a literary quote from Marcel Proust, and a black and white background image of a public square with a person walking and birds on the ground.

My second screen is more of a โ€˜consumptionโ€™ screen ๐Ÿค“

A smartphone screen displaying various app icons. The background is a black and white photo of a square with people and birds.

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It poured with rain all day yesterday. But it was a good, lazy day. My wife had the rare day off without working so we sat on the sofa all afternoon and watched a couple of films. Bird Box: Bracelona and Triangle of Sadness. Then started the Netflix series One Day in the evening ๐ŸŽฅ ๐Ÿ“บ

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Triangle of Sadness, 2022 - โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…

Watched on Tuesday February 13, 2024.

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Bird Box Barcelona, 2023 - โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…

In contrast to most opinions and reviews I think I preferred this to the original.

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Italian theme tonight - spaghetti with (vegan) meatballs and Chianti Classico ๐Ÿท ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

A kitchen countertop with a pot of boiling spaghetti, a pan of tomato sauce with meatballs and vegetables, two glasses of red wine, a wine bottle, a box of spaghetti, and various cooking utensils and condiments.

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๐ŸŽต My Top weekly artists as logged by

Hozier (43 plays)
Leon McCawley (42)
Ola Szmidt (29)
New Order (24)
Bryan Ferry (18)

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 2017 - โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…ยฝ

Watched on Friday February 9, 2024.

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Egg seen on walk ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ

An egg with the phrase Stop touchin me egg written on it, placed on a moss-covered fence post.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015 - โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…

Watched on Thursday February 8, 2024.

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New coffee shop in town. Cocoโ€™s. Alex Gooch almond croissant and americano โ˜•๏ธ

A person seated at a wooden table enjoying a coffee and pastries, including a frothy cappuccino and a dusted almond croissant.

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Location check in ๐Ÿ—บ โ€” Cocoโ€™s, Aberdare โ˜•๏ธ

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Some fantastic wildlife images here:

Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice Award winner

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Linkblog ๐Ÿ”—: John Cage: Organ playing 639-year-long piece changes chord ๐ŸŽต

The longest - and slowest - music composition in existence had a big day on Monday - it changed chord for the first time in two years.
Crowds gathered at a church in Germany to witness the rare moment, which is part of an artistic feat by avant-garde composer, John Cage.
The experimental piece, entitled As Slow as Possible, began in 2001. Being played on a specially-built organ, it is not set to finish playing until the โ€ฆ

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