Month: September 2014

30 Days of Music

I’ve seen this on various blogs and people’s Facebook pages, so I thought I’d give it a try. 30 days, 30 pieces of music that you can prattle on about for a paragraph. It’s been done before, but it’s my blog and I like music so I’ll do what I want. The days are mapped…

Friendly Pitch invasion

We had our final Monday night rollup game of bowls for this season at Ember Sports Club. A great, relaxed evening of triples, with our team coming out winners by one shot. Also featuring a pitch invasion, albeit of the friendly feline kind.    

Painshill Batwalk

On Saturday we went to Painshill Park in Cobham for a batwalk organised by the Surrey Bat Group. We were given ultrasonic devices to help detect when a bat was nearby, and found out the different frequencies that different types of bats use when navigating. On the night we found some common pipistrelle bats and some Daubenton’s bats –…

Boo Hewerdine at the Ram Folk Club

I’ve seen Boo Hewerdine quite a few times now, but nothing beats seeing him in the cosy atmosphere of the Ram Folk Club. A world-class  singer/songwriter with a commanding stage presence and self-deprecating line in stories of his (near) brushes with fame. Also featuring a great support to warm up the crowd and keep the momentum…

Paisley 10k 2014

I ran the 2014 Paisley 10k at the weekend. Got a time of 56:05, which was not really what I had hoped for. I hadn’t had much race practice though, and going out the night before to the Club Bar for a few might have had something to do with being a bit sluggish…