Monthly Archives: February 2010

I rode a bike!

Today was my first proper ride of the year today, and the first proper ride on the Singular Peregrine. Nicky wanted to do another 17 miles before the end of the month so after procrastinating with the aid of toast … Continue reading

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The Beat – Komedia, Bath

It’s not often you see a band fronted by a father and son, but Ranking Roger and Ranking Junior (you’ve got to hope that they never get interviewed by Jonathan Ross) did sterling service keeping the capacity crowd entertained. They … Continue reading

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Return of The Poppies?

According to a press release from dPulse, Pop Will Eat Itself will be making a return and releasing a new album during summer 2010. Given that PWEI have always been one of my favourite bands, this is fantastic news.

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Fairport Convention – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

An early departure for Swindon to ensure we’d be in time for a meal in the restaurant before the 7:30 start. The support act, Dark Horses were good, and were joined on stage by Fairport for a rendition of Si … Continue reading

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Going carbon

The Lemond now has almost a full compliment of Campagnolo Centaur components fitted. I bought it with Centaur hubbed wheels, and quickly replaced the Veloce brakes with the Centaur equivalents. Following the purchase of some pre-enjoyed parts, it now has … Continue reading

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Cropredy 2010

The lineup has been announced, and to be honest there’s not a lot that grabs me. Other than Bellowhead, The Selector, and of course Fairport Convention, there isn’t a lot that grabs my attention. Having said that, Status Quo might … Continue reading

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#173 – Trainspotting

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television, Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players, and electrical tin openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol and dental insurance. Choose fixed-interest mortgage repayments. Choose … Continue reading

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Even Hitler hates the iPad

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