Category Archives: Too good to miss

A good one. A REALLY good one…..

   This is the perfect combination. Glass from one of my favourite restaurants  – Black Birch in Kittery, Maine. Beer from the reliably excellent Maine Beer Company in Freeport, Maine. Why I’m not living there, I have zero idea…..

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Bloody hell……

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If Smartphones Were Designed Like Power Tools

As I’ve said time and again, I hate that talented smartphone designers produce beautiful glass rectangles that we have to bury inside bulky protective cases, obscuring the design details they slaved over. I’d much rather the protection was built in … Continue reading

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“My name’s Jesse Horn and I make firewood

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Playing to infinity

I watched this game as the only New Zealander surrounded by Irish supporters in an Irish pub in Mainz. Ireland was 19-0 up after 18 minutes (which itself put me into a state of shock that was only relieved by … Continue reading

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British racists

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Juliette

Met a young mum in the check-out line at Hannafords in York. Got chatting and got introduced to 2 month old Juliette. “Oh” I said “Little Feat sang “Juliette” back in the 70s” “Really?” she said “Little Feet?” “With an … Continue reading

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Waitress at Flatbread Pizza in Portsmouth NH

  “Got any questions about the beers?”  (They have around a dozen craft breweries on draft…)  “Yep. How quickly can you get me a (Maine Brewing Company) “Mo” “Time me” she says Fiftyseven seconds. Not the only reason why I … Continue reading

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Stunning

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“Is it rolling, Bob?”

Bob Johnston, record producer to Bob Dylan and others, died the other day at 83. He replaced Tom Wilson on “Highway 61” (but not before the latter produced “Like a Rolling Stone) From the Telegraph’s obituary: Despite being told by … Continue reading

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