Category: Reviews

  • Review: The Harbour Lights Cafe, Lossiemouth

    Review: The Harbour Lights Cafe, Lossiemouth

    A highly recommended eatery in a lovely building and a beautiful location. This is hard to beat.

  • Enjoying a Morning Coffee

    Enjoying a Morning Coffee

    An otherwise dull and tepid day can be brightened, albeit momentarily, by something special, in this case the simple pleasure of an excellent cappuccino.

  • Albertos at Torquay

    Albertos at Torquay

    Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias were always good reliable fun – a mixture of comedy and music forever changing and forever funny. Snuff Boogie!

  • Cheese galore!

    Cheese galore!

    Food shopping is not a chore when I am salivating over local cheeses, hams, pies and other goodies from the market deli.

  • From Caravan to AC/DC in one day

    From Caravan to AC/DC in one day

    A pretty good day for me, like so many others in my time at the LSE. This entry from my diary in 1976 has me listening to Caravan in the morning and getting down to the Marquee in the evening to see a completely unknown band called AC/DC…

  • Photography: Lightroom vs. Photos

    Photography: Lightroom vs. Photos

    I must make a choice between Lightroom and Photos before I go too far down the road of cataloguing and ‘developing’ over 9,000 photographs. The choice is not easy but I cannot possibly work on such a large collection twice, so a choice must be made.

  • 1992: A great year for gigs

    1992: A great year for gigs

    For some reason I seem to have saved quite a few concert tickets over the years, and sifting through them the year 1992 stands out as a particularly good vintage – for me at least.

  • National Health @ LSE

    National Health @ LSE

    It is 1976 and with punk happening it is sometimes easy to forget that jazz-rock was also a pretty big ‘underground’ scene at the time, with lots of wild and whacky bands and tunes crashing out of all directions to challenge ear-brain co-ordination.