UFO Last Orders Tour – The Assembly 8th March 2019

A sold out Assembly, Leamington Spa, UK… second night of UFO’s “Last Orders Tour”, celebrating 50 years of the band, and Phil Mogg’s imminent retirement. As one of the final times I would see them, I made the effort to grab a front row place for the night with my eldest daughter (for whom it was the first and last…

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Benjamin Pitts Capper: Buckinghamshire 1813

A continuing series of posts to highlight my small antique map collection (after a bit of a hiatus). All scans are taken directly from an original copy, not a reproduction. Map of Buckinghamshire taken from B.P. Capper’s “A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom” published in 1813.

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Uli Jon Roth at Kasbah 1/12/18

 Kasbah nightclub in Coventry, well known tacky haunt of students from both the city’s Universities, seemed an unlikely place to host a Uli Jon Roth gig but turned out to me a nice intimate setting, with surprisingly good acoustics. One of the early dates of his 50th Anniversary tour, covering material from across his career Scorpions, Electric Sun (including a…

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Downsizing in Fourmile – Phase II

The deed is done, most of my land holdings in Fourmile and Cavanaugh are now cleared and sold off, I’ve kept a quarter sim so that my SLideshow business still has a base (it seems to generate a number of sales every month on top of Marketplace so seems prudent to keep it for a while longer). I’ve even managed…

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