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A Holiday for the Sandman

Last week was a late booked few days off work, it was a nice little recharge and some needed time doing naff all.

Sunday I did the double and went to both the Sunday Lunch time gig at Albrighton, which was the new band “Frog and Henry”, and the Evening gig at the Wild Pig in Shrewsbury which was the Severnside Jazz Band. 303 more words

3TC: The Scribe

Light Motfits Three Thing Challenge: Bananas, Keyboard, Rattle

As many of my readers know one of my hobby horses is to go and see live Jazz whenever I can. 498 more words


A Night at the Opera

Slightly inspired by Crushed Caramel’s post Party’s Over SeƱorita

Way back in 2009 just before Christmas.I went for a two week holiday on the Venezuelan Isle of Margarita which is in the Caribbean and is the closest island to the mainland of Venezuela. 521 more words

Idle Ramblings

RDP: The Quest is the Quest

It is no longer the days of noble Knights seeking validation by going on quests, but I still feel that we go on our own personal quests. 129 more words

Christmas Haul 2018

We did things a little different again this year, and did a Kris Kringle, so each of us got two others to buy for. Can’t say I’m a fan of the idea, but anyway. 259 more words

Idle Ramblings

Avoiding the Limelight

I am fairly sure this one came up before.

One thing I don’t particularly enjoy is being the centre of attention, I prefer to sit on the sidelines and be a more wraith like individual. 128 more words

The Festive Season Cometh

It’s been a busy few weeks and as Yuletide approaches there has been a big change in the drinking habits of the Sandman, namely that aside from days off I am on the wagon and not having my after work pint, this is partially because I tend to finish late and at this time of year there are number of idiots who treat the festive season as a month long piss-up and I feel I need to be as alert as I can be after a long shift. 481 more words