Category Archives: General Musings

The Big Picture: beer; the world; the universe; beer. That sort of things.

The Empire Thumps Back

By and large I don’t post entertaining links out of context, mostly because other people are way better at it than I am. Still, once in a rainy while something comes along that’s so brilliantly funny that I have to … Continue reading

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Yond Same Black Cloud

Chilly? Check. Drizzling? Check. Monday? Check. Azure lagoon with balmy soft-fingered winds, glorious warm sands, the lulling whisper of small surf against the sheltered cove, dangerous drinks in garish glasses with paper umbrellas mounted by bouquets of infused fruit…? Er, … Continue reading

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When Bad Operating Systems Happen to Good People

Among the things you are not going to read in this space is today’s entry, complete with a snappy image of Rebecca Romijn-Stamos in Mystique blue. This is because Windows ME takes everything with it when it crashes Explorer. That … Continue reading

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Alert the Media

Work: I am so not into it today. Please bring on the hula hoops and Twister. I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille. (Twister link lifted from Rachelle B. See? Even the bloggy bits of my brain are distracted.) Dumbest. … Continue reading

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Ecce Spam

Spam: I do not like it in a box, I do not like it with an ox. I do not like it in the air, I do not like it anywhere. Not even when it comes from Knits G. Bacchanal … Continue reading

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Smile and Say “Cheesecake”

Today, I precede myself. Today the regular Pepper physique of lean muscle and trim sinew has gone all soft and bulgy, and forsooth: I am a lipid. I squish to conquer. Today, call me Rumblebelly (apologies to R.A. Salvatore). Today, … Continue reading

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Joe the Linus

It’s Monday again, time to slither down the greasy pipe (as they say). All this past week I’ve been about to write, just after I slam this last damping coil into place, defusing the ticking bomb at the last moment, … Continue reading

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Thump and Grind

Judging by my stuttered performance on the way to the office this morning, today must be Whack-Into-People Day. Either I woke up with my good sense drained out – likely enough – or everyone else, exhausted by a crisp cold … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek

The spine and the occasional limb of our photo gallery project have been mounted for yr. viewing pleasure – you’ll find the pictorials of our first couple of nights out at play in the musical fields of Austin, and if … Continue reading

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See, Memory

We’re about waist deep in electrons over here, as we wallow through 600 photographs from our jaunt at the South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin a few weeks back. The first of the picture galleries will be up today … Continue reading

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