Posts Tagged ‘December 2014’

Music This Month – December 2014

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What to do with Michael – Candy Butchers
Fur Helene (Live) – Twelfth Night
Strange Way – Firefall
White Horses – Andrea Ross
Motorcycle Emptiness – Manic Street Preachers
The Dirty Truth – Joanne Shaw Taylor

December 2014

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The month of:-

Cyber 6 gigs
Santa with a box and arrested
Sony Hack
Cross platform Facebook crashing
No boil in the bag
Weather Bomb
Last Friday
No Bread
Update now
Wiper wobbles
Slow uploads
The smell of the barrels
Wifi and Exchange
Last minute change
Ghosts in the TV
c’est bon
More Turkey
Twitter wobbles due to frost?
I closed my eyes….


Coming in January 2015



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Thursday 18th December 2014

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Emergency raw tomato.   Semi local Spoons – Paradise Place.
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And it was festive.   And so was the Briar Rose.
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Brewdog Birmingham. Cantillon Gueuze on draft.   And from the Brewdog Gent’s. Beer knowledge.

A Beano to Burton upon Trent

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Wednesday 17 December 2014

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I love Premier Inns but this is my nemesis, the toast machine.   The all you can eat Full English.
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Birmingham New Street, not the greatest of stations.   Burton was rather grey and damp.
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The home of British Brewing seemed to be American.   However there seemed to be plenty of capacity.
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Semi festive and in line with the beer theme.   The load Spoons. Great staff and welcome.
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Great pub. Shame it wasn’t open until 16:00.   However The Roebuck was open.
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Real wooden floor too, Mr Manning.   Couldn’t see the trees.
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Beer theme at the station.   Hats off I say.

Post Christmas

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The trains started later

But there were trains

Pre Christmas

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So no change there them

Hopped To

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At Christmas

Hops are the way forward

Wooden Floor

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Where barrels look good

Train Instead Of Plane

17/12/2014 Leave a comment

Birmingham instead of Newcastle

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It was nippy   Very nippy
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Newport – The Queens Hotel   Breakfast and carpet for Mr Manning
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No flood   Platform 3
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Delightful New Street Station – Birmingham   All gone festive!
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Lunch mostly   Great staff, poor Internet

Tuesday 16 December 2014

No Coach B

17/12/2014 Leave a comment

Birmingham not Newcastle

Train not plane

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