Beer o’clock
It’s 5:30 on a quiet Thursday

Time for a beer

There’s a thing at a place (I’m in stealth mode) that I might be gatecrashing later. I should hear some time around 6pm if I’ve been added to the guest list. Meanwhile I find myself in The Champion of The Thames - the rare kind of Greene King pub that actually has beer from brewers I like, in this instance Oakham.

The Champ is a classic boozer’s boozer. The spattering of clientele seem like part of the furniture. They know each other, of course, time-served die-hard members of the afternoon drinking brigade. It’s 5:30 though so there’s a shift change in progress. The chap who has not stopped talking since I walked in is saying his goodbyes. And now he is gone and it’s like a loud fridge has reached its target temperature and the compressor has cut out.

Come back Talking Bob - it’s too quiet now. All I can hear is the Landlord and an Indian chap talking about setting up a website for the pub. It’s like I’m at work - in at least three different ways. On the plus side, I have managed to upload a photo. On the minus side, it looks like I’ve broken my image selector thing - that’s now on the ‘weekend bugfest’ list. Ah - but - I’m out-of-office this weekend. Off to some place in Norfolk for a lads’ getaway thing. Perhaps I should take my laptop in case there’s fishing. I don’t do fishing. I’m usually far too stressed out to do something that relaxing.



Tonight’s rushed update is all about system globals that control navigation menus


Revision 5243

Probably not the best place to test a new core component, but hey - I’m busy during the day, and only this website will be effected.

18:54 - Definitely time

I’m not sure booze and blood pressure meds are the best combo, so I’ll need to keep an eye on things

Thursday, 17:45 - time for pizza

The White Swan in Exning doesn’t offer much in the way real ale, but it’s too cold and wet to stand around chatting with Sandro.

Midnight Sun 26 Nov

I think this might be my highest post to date


In Cambridge

I think a quick stop into M&S was the only reason for today’s trip


A weekend in Great Yarmouth

A Banksy, a Weatherspoons and a wander round some dereliction.


Tired of white space

I think it's time for a radical layout change. Time for some Blog Roll!

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