It's hard to write…when you're wrong

Ooh it’s back to double-meaning headline time!! But, Ian, what the hell are you warbling about this time, I hear you cry! Well, I don’t, but in my mind my blog is insanely popular and people want to hear what I have to say. Oh, to dream my band of followers! Which brings me to […]

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Dumbledore and Jurassic Park

At least that was how my sarcastic Auto Correct tried to label these pictures when I created an album on my social media accounts! It has a dry sense of humour more arid than my own. What this actually was was a place called Durdle Door and The Jurassic Coast, in Dorset. It was the […]

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Kicking the Bucket

As in, Bucket List. Nothing died, apart from my own self-restriction. For back in November, I got to tick an item off my bucket list. That was to see one of my favourite bands in concert. That band is Halestorm and I wasn’t sure I’d ever get to see them live. Then back in 2018, […]

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Photo Bum

I like taking photos. I need visual reminders of where I’ve been. Some serve as inspiration for stories or settings. Having a phone with a good camera has allowed me to snap some pretty nice pictures. Here are some random ones I like from the past few months. This one was a spooky image of […]

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Christmas Trees?

So just before Christmas we did a thing. My partner, on a whim, decided we were going to visit a place called Westonbirt Arboretum. This is the National Arboretum of England so we were crossing the Severn Bridge yet again. It is nominally a large tree garden with several thousand species of trees and some […]

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New Year, New Content

So, 2020 is upon us. And as I’m still randomly searching for content for this blog I’ve decided to add a couple more topics to explore. The first one of these is travel. I love to travel, and as my photo above shows I also love tube trains. This will be a topic I may […]

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Beer: A Brief History of Good Times

So, you want to make beer, huh? Fancy a change from the mass produced lagers that you’re used to? Well, you’re in the right place. In this second article of my brewing series, I’m going to give a brief history of beer, it’s development, and the role it’s played in society. Yes, beer is important […]

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