The Roquefort Files

Travels to the pub and back

March 26th, 2007

Gigtastic:

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 […]