Monthly Archives: September 2009

>40 Beers, part 4

>On again! On again! 12) Brakspear Oxford Gold (Bottle): The colour of polished brass in a country church. Lasting head, very bitter with a long malt finish. Smells like walking past a busy pub. Warming orange notes. Very good. 13) … Continue reading

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>Lazy Blogging, Part 12.

>Ian Dury And The Blockheads: Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part Three I don’t think “scooters” or “beer” get a mention, but “La Vincent Motorsickle” does. This week’s lazy bloggering suggested by Affer. Cheers!

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>Gor Blimey

>So – farewell Chas ‘n’ Dave. The duo, who’d been together since 1972, have called it a day. Bassist Dave Peacock, whose wife died recently has understandably had enough of life on the road. They were often seen as a … Continue reading

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>700mm Wheels

>Getting re-aquainted with my bike in july, I remembered just how much I love cycling, despite the odd encounter with appalling cretins in ugly German cars, no doubt paid for using the limits of several dubious credit cards (I’ll get … Continue reading

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>40 Beers, part 3

> Here we go again. I’m already up to 20 new beers, and it’s barely mid-september. I’m trying not to bore you by posting them all in one go. 8) Oettinger Pils (can):  In some quarters this beer is being blamed … Continue reading

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>Blogging Stress

>For some reason, recent visitors to Ten-Inch Wheels  have been greeted with a message saying that the blog has been deleted. I couldn’t log-in either, and it was all a bit worrying. It all seems to be working now, but … Continue reading

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>Lazy Blogging, Part 11.

> Flight Of The Conchords – ‘Hurt Feelings’.

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>40 Beers, part 2

>Remember Red Rock Cider? It hung around pubs in the late 80s and the best thing about it were the brilliant ‘Police Squad’ adverts, featuring Leslie Nielsen, and the strapline “It’s Not Red, And There Aren’t Any Rocks In It”. … Continue reading

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>Lazy Blogging, Part 10.

> The Kinks – The Village Green Preservation Society

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>Warning: Scooterbore

>Owning a geared Vespa is like a secret handshake. A club without rules where every owner is a member. Wherever you are, Vespa owners always want to talk about their scooters – waiting at the lights, in the pub, in … Continue reading

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