The Roquefort Files

Travels to the pub and back

September 23rd, 2008

What have I wrought?

Your eyes do not deceive: that is indeed a temporary shower cubicle, rudely fashioned from plastic dust sheeting and overpriced Homebase lumber. After the orgy of tile destruction, we had a plasterer take a look at the hollowed-out shell where the bathroom used to be. He quoted us a hefty price for a two-day job […]

September 15th, 2008

Gighausted

Last weekend the band played at Waxy’s wedding up in Callander. We were well oiled (not literally) from sundry other gigs[*, **] and rehearsals, but had only a single practice to ensure that we didn’t get a frosty reception at the reception. Unfortunately, that crucial, last-chance-to-buy rehearsal limped home inconclusively under the weight of fatigue […]