The Roquefort Files

Travels to the pub and back

March 26th, 2007


out of the blue, the ‘Fynn find themselves practically touring. We’re back in the Liquid Ship on the 5th of April, then the Universal on the 15th. And then, with a cosmic inevitability, a prophecy is fulfilled: Coba Fynn play Fury Murry’s on the 20th of July. In diligent preparation for these feats of musicianship, […]

March 19th, 2007

Plastic fantastic:

Ash and I went out for a night of pints and food, winding up at the Buffalo Grill round the corner on Raeburn Place and feeling marginally drunk after a rather paltry amount of booze in Hector’s. They gave us a table at the window (so that every potential customer looking at the menu hung […]

March 10th, 2007

Air rage:

Ash and I are in the process of booking ourselves a summer holiday in Pula (in the Istria region of Croatia) for a bit of scuba diving, followed by a ferry across the Adriatic to Venice for a few nights of renaissance culture. We had the distinct misfortune to find that the cheapest flight from […]

March 2nd, 2007

A funny thing happened

as 24 came on last Sunday night. The title came up – the flashy/bleepy “24” legend – and a plummy English voice narrated soberly over the top, “Yellow LEDs flash, resolving into the number 24”. What is this? I thought as I cracked open a beer, is Sky attempting some kind of forcible injection of […]