Monthly Archives: August 2013

Reading Festival 2013–Friday

11:00am The festival site has officially opened for the day and we’re still at home. Noon MC Tom Deacon is introducing the (probably quite small) audience to the day’s comedic delights at the Alternative Stage. We’ve just got off the … Continue reading

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Reading Festival–even the buses are trying to rip you off

Reading Buses have laid on a service for festival goers to help them get from the station to the festival site. According to their website: A big welcome to all Festival goers, whether Reading residents or from further afield, we … Continue reading

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It’s Reading Festival time so priority is what’s on at the Comedy tent

For me the annual festival is a chance to watch a bunch of comedians during the day followed by a couple of major bands in the evening. As it’s £90 for a day ticket, which bands are on is a … Continue reading

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What Kind of Dungeons and Dragons Character Would You Be?

I Am A: Lawful Good Human Wizard (6th Level) Ability Scores:Strength-12Dexterity-10Constitution-11Intelligence-10Wisdom-13Charisma-11 Alignment:Lawful Good A lawful good character acts as a good person is expected or required to act. He combines a commitment to oppose evil with the discipline to fight … Continue reading

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Ladies Day at Newbury Racecourse plus Meat Loaf

In 2011, Ladies Day with Tom Jones  at Newbury Racecourse was surprisingly fun so this year’s with Meat Loaf was an easy sell, especially as Meat back in April had announced he planned to retire at the end of the … Continue reading

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“Seven Ages of Starlight” exposes my failing

I lost an hour and a half of important decorating time to this lovely programme. This is the epic story of the stars, and how discovering their tale has transformed our own understanding of the universe. Once we thought the … Continue reading

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The Damned

Fun time at Sub 89 as The Damned (supported by Devon’s “The Computers”) took to the stage.  The band are currently Sensible and Vanian plus three other guys.  That may sound cruel on the rest of the band, some of … Continue reading

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