Gig; The incredibly Strange Film Band
Oct17

Gig; The incredibly Strange Film Band

I headed off to London yesterday for a day and evening with my good mate David – as he’d suggested he go and watch a band he’s previously been impressed with, “The Incredibly Strange Film Band“. They play a range of ‘covers’ – but not your normal stuff, oh no, this would be an evening of film and TV themes.  You often forget how good (and funky) 70’s film scores where, and they do...

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My Beer Writing Website
Oct10

My Beer Writing Website

Just a quick post to link to my more ‘beer focused’ website; beerwriter.co.uk, where I’m transfering all my thoughts on beer, pubs, and home brewing.  I’ve started doing full mash (beer making from first principles, using barley grain) now, after nearly five years not doing a brew, and I’m just remembering how much fun it is. I decided to try my hand again now as I’ve spent a day at one local craft...

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New Website; The Scary Clown Presents
Sep09

New Website; The Scary Clown Presents

I’ve been using my spare time constructively, creating another WordPress website.  Again it’s an eCommerce site, using WooCommerce plugin and a custom 3rd party theme. It’s for a DIY Punk Collective which I’m part of (three mates who put on gigs) – we don’t like the term promoter.  We needed videos/gallery to show what our previous gigs have been like, along with an upcoming shows/events system, and...

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Peterborough Beer Festival Nearly Upon Us
Aug17

Peterborough Beer Festival Nearly Upon Us

The Peterborough beer festival is one of the best things that happens in the city, and I’ve been going for YEARS (since I was 17?), so I’m getting excited that it’s only 2 days away. It’s not only about beer – it’s a massive social occasion, with 35,000 going along over the 5 days – and I always bump into old friends and family. I’m not just a punter though – I do my bit to to help...

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Darts Charity Event at Lakeside
Aug07

Darts Charity Event at Lakeside

NEW BBC TWO SHOW – LET’S PLAY DARTS FOR COMIC RELIEF The TV production company Endermol got in touch with me today, to help spread the word of their upcoming charity darts tournament (Pro Am) at the Lakeside venue.  It’s part of the events for Comic Relief, so should be a good laugh – tickets are available now. BBC Two is launching a brand new pro-celebrity darts show: Let’s Play Darts for Comic Relief. Coverage of this...

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New Website;  Punk Rock’s WONK UNIT
Aug03

New Website; Punk Rock’s WONK UNIT

I’m using my time between jobs well – spending some time creating a new website for a favourite band of mine, the uniquely different and fun punk rock WONK UNIT. Four albums in they really are defining their own sound, it’s slightly surreal, melodic, with fun/silly/thoughtful lyrics – more poems really put to some catchy tunes. Apart from the odd track, not ‘shouty’ aggressive punk at all –...

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