Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

The Neverending Shootout

I was only planning on staying up another ten minutes. I’ll just watch the end of extra time, I thought. Read the rest of this entry »

un-direction

Arrow pointing by a pool

During my odd brain-breaks this week I’ve found myself heading down the internet rabbit hole of geofiction. Geofiction is essentially the art of drawing maps of imaginary places. Read the rest of this entry »

Friday Jukebox: Communist Radio

Sometimes I like songs to be like this post. Very short, and with no real background information.

Oh Mister Porter

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While it is still rather warm around these parts, my boozy mind is already wandering towards more autumnal and wintery beers, thinking less about quenching my thirst and more about having something dark and complex and hearty in my glass. There are obviously plenty of dark beer options, but porter keeps coming up. The excellent Boak & Bailey beer blog is working its way through the popular porters. I’ve started reading their book too, Brew Britannia (excellent reading so far), and was surprised to find that for many years porter was a lost beer, it was brewed nowhere.  Read the rest of this entry »

The death of Barnehurst Cathedral

It is not actually a cathedral. It is not even a church. It is a purely secular building. It is not even officially called a ‘cathedral’. That is just a colloquial term for such buildings. It is a railway substation. Although it is not actually that. It stopped being a substation around 1970. It became a track paralleling hut, a TP Hut. And it is not even a TP Hut now. It is an empty structure. It will not be an empty structure much longer. Barnehurst Cathedral is in the process of being demolished. Read the rest of this entry »

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