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0.25 year to Christmas

My birthday, marking 1/4 of a year till Christmas day yesterday, was lovely. A fairly chilled day really. Woke up to breakfast in bead thanks to Felix. I did REALLY well on the prezzy front. From Eirene and the kids I got something I’ve wanted for years – a Leatherman (a multi tool / modern day swiss army knife). I… Read more →

Bottled Lager review

The (first) DragonDrop Bottled Lager review. conducted 23rd Sept 2007 Judges : Matt W, Steve T. NB: We acknowledge that this is by no means exhaustive research See our research here Conclusion / Result summary : Conclusion / Result summary : 1 – Leffe blonde2 – Herold 3 – Cusquena Whilst Leffe blonde was the overall winner, we decided that… Read more →

Tapas the salt

Fun packed weekend. On Friday, we went out for a friends birthday meal. La Tasca. Really nice Tapas. Last time I went in there I came away thinking it was a bit too oily, but this time, really enjoyed the fodder. After that we headed down to the Retro bar for a bit before having an impromptu after party at… Read more →


Avast me hearties, it be talk like a pirate day today here be some info….

Random bits of music

Knievil at the Blues bar, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. This is what the blues bar was made for. Went out for a couple of britneys and a ruby last night. Apres curry, we popped in to see a band from Leeds called Redwood Thinkers at Milans. The were very easy on the ear. Great harmonies. A bit Cranberries meets Iron… Read more →

Ireland pics

Finally stuck up my pics from our recent trip to Ireland. Took some lovely shots, including this one of Sophie, underwater at Hodson Bay Hotel swimming pool. Just before I got told “No camera’s in here Sir!” Click here to visit the ‘Athlone to Lough Kee and back again’ set of photos. Lovely weekend – Saturday, we went to Runswick… Read more →