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Music This Month – July 2013

31/07/2013 Leave a comment

Slither – Velvet Revolver
Temple of the King – Blackmore’s Night
Slap & Tickle – Squeeze
Bad Penny – Rory Gallagher
Starlight – Muse
White Room – Cream
Cuddly Toy – Roachford

July 2013–The Month of

31/07/2013 Leave a comment

The month of:-

Goodbye, hello
More cables
New SIM, new provider
Old number
Cheap Full English
The small Brewery tour
A4 reunion
Walk the walls
Rugby thingy
MAC and Plus
Pre Cider
Aircon & WiFi
New TV
Still boiling
Boiling Brecon
Plus and faster #EB
Castle and The Black Cock Inn
Lots of boxes
Racoon and babies
Rain, First Earlies and Official
Lots of Google stuff

Coming in August 2013


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Newport–A Few Pubs

28/07/2013 Leave a comment

Saturday 27 July 2013

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Bedwas with angry looking clouds.   Coffee#01 on Commercial Street.  Excellent coffee.
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A large one to start the day.   The John Wallace Linton.
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American Ale, brewed in Carmarthenshire.   Packed out.
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This one from Scotland.   Yes, a Swedish cafe in Newport.
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In search of better WiFi, The Queens Hotel.   Your standard beer pun name.
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The oldest pub in Newport?   And it’s a Samuel Smith’s house.
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As it was early in the day.   Tiny Rebel Central.
Urban IPA.    

Before the rain

Avoiding The Cheese

27/07/2013 Leave a comment

Four Play

Less WiFi

From The Garden–First Earlies

23/07/2013 Leave a comment

Red Duke of York

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And they make lovely chips

Tredegar Arms Beer and Cider Festival

21/07/2013 Leave a comment

Saturday 20 July 2013

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A point of reference.   Tredegar Arms.
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First of the day, Nuty Black by Thwaites.   Number two was gravity fed.  Lion by Hook Norton.
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I got there early.   And beat the crowds.
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Friggin in the Riggin – Nelson Brewery.   Moonshine – Abbeydale Brewery.
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Organic Gold – Evan Evans.   And a rather good Burger and Chips.

Tredegar Arms Beer Fest and More

21/07/2013 Leave a comment

Down to Bassaleg

For a rather pleasant and cooler afternoon

The Black Cock Inn–Caerphilly

20/07/2013 Leave a comment

19 July 2013

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Take the A or B to Cardiff from Caerphilly Bus Station and get off here.   Take the right just ahead.
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Head down the hill.   Pass the signs.
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A little welcome shade.   About 15 minutes from the Bus stop.
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The entrance to the car park.   And the pub itself.
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The bar. Free WiFi.   Hops hanging from the ceiling
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Cwtch – Tiny Rebel.   Castell Coch – Celt Experience. Brewed just down the hill.
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Silures – Celt Experience. Note the Black Cock picture in the Pump Clip.   Good food.  Caerphilly Curry and Chips.

Going Down Return Up

19/07/2013 1 comment

Castle and Uphill

More Uphill and Black Cock Inn

Caerphilly Castle – 03

19/07/2013 2 comments

Something in the moat

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Apart from the weeds.

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