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Through a window

The setting sun on pedestrian barriers outside the window of the Brass Monkey.


Two brass monkeys

I’m back up in Glasgow for a course, and took the chance to walk out this Sunday afternoon to the west end. On walking back along Argyle Street, I stopped in to the… 15 more words


Various Things

I’m one episode away from finishing both seasons of “Inside Amy Schumer” on Hulu in a mere forty-eight hours, so I’ll make this quick. Here are some of the various things I’ve been up to in the past two weeks and how I felt about those various things. 504 more words

Beastie Boys "License to Ill" makes Diamond

As of March 19, 2015, nearly 30 years after the original release, Beastie Boys Album “License to Ill” has reached certified Diamond status after selling more than 10 Million copies.   94 more words


Chicago - 2/14/15 - The Brass Monkey & the Office

The Brass Monkey

What a nightmare to find anywhere to have dinner on Valentine’s Day when you are traveling and forced to dine out, yet want none of the horrid prix fix ridiculousness.   210 more words


It was cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey

It was necessary to keep a good supply of cannon balls near the cannon on old war ships.

But how   to prevent them from rolling about the deck was a major problem. 181 more words

Funny Story

Colder than........

OK enough is enough. This cold weather winter lover has had it. This morning I was out shovelling the driveway and was stunned how cold it was. 519 more words