Monthly Archives: May 2012


Thing of (last) week: A hole in the head

Last week, I let a doctor cut a hole in the top of my head, rummage around for a bit, and pull out something nasty. Which was an interesting experience. OK… maybe that makes it all sound a bit more … Continue reading

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Beer Crisis

Consumption of my latest home brew began in earnest this week. I wasn’t really sure what to expect of this one… it was a bit of an emergency standby. I *had* planned to make a barrel of Colne Valley bitter, … Continue reading

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Newcastle Gamers – 28th April

(Another catch-up post… this meeting was nearly 3 weeks ago…) Games played this time: Power Grid It was good to play this again (I actually picked up a copy of this for myself earlier in the year, but it’s mostly … Continue reading

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Thing of the Week: Butser Wicker Man

Giant neo-pagan equinox-worship effigies burning in the night. What’s not to like? Butser Ancient Farm Beltane Festival, 2012. (Click pic to embiggen) (And yes — technically — this is thing-of-last-week… but this is the first chance I’ve had to post … Continue reading

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