Tag Archives: Sean

Doggone It!

I am sad to say that we had to say a final goodbye to Hector tonight, who it seems was quickly overwhelmed by one or many conditions that probably included a systemic cancer, which was revealed to us following his … Continue reading

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Liverpool

This post is ostensibly about Liverpool in general, but I suspect it may well degenerate into something more specifically about a couple of superb record stores I visited here this weekend, so be warned! Travelling up with Caroline (to offer … Continue reading

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Cheddar Gorge

Not strictly from the Gorge this, but from our breakfast overlooking the Levels before we started walking on a bright, sunny day. Dappled light on an uneven, steep rocky pathway at the start of our walk. Tangled roots hold the … Continue reading

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Capital Frolics

I’ll be honest and say right up front that London does little or nothing for me these days. I used to love it as a young man, although it did scare me a little, but of late it has struck … Continue reading

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Slackness

It would appear that September was a dead month for me, but on the contrary it was pretty hectic. The twins went off to uni, I went into overdrive and the brakes came on in the form of ME/CFS. So … Continue reading

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Dublin

Before I get on to what I want to say about Dublin, I’ll say up front that I had a really great time there, although precisely how much of that was down to the city or the people is hard … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me!

Meet Seamus, the grotesque (a gargoyle to those as yet uncorrected by Stephen Fry!) that Caroline surprised me with for my birthday. He was one of the many high points from the day, that included a great walk in the … Continue reading

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Chump Tax

Having purchased a slightly used Cowon D2+ media player off of eBay recently I was mildly concerned when it locked up on me the other night. Unperturbed, I duly reached for my trusty reset paper-clip and poked it through the … Continue reading

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Stupid eBay Bidding War

I am in a bit of a lather. While trawling through my eBay searches today I came across an album¬† going for a ridiculous amount of money (currently ¬£127) a few hours into a 7-day auction, despite the fact it … Continue reading

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I didn’t use a ruler or anything!

The Shuttle was really sucking in some dust down on the floor, so I decided to knock up something to sling it up under the desk. Ferreting around in the garage, I found some pine slats I reclaimed from the … Continue reading

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