Monthly Archives: January 2014

40 things: talking in front of a paying audience

My 40whilst40 continues apace. Admittedly it’s a fairly glacial pace but there is definite movement. Last night was Bettakultcha at the Brudenell Social Club, a venue I’ve never been to before. It’s a brilliant venue, a great stashed away stage … Continue reading

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Pub food reviews: Sunday lunch at Crowd of Favours

At Chez Backwardslion we do like going out for Sunday lunch in a pub every now & then. Like everybody we have our favourite locations and we’re not going to go to big chain pubs for something like this. We’re … Continue reading

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40 things: kimchi and knitting

One of the things I’m not that keen on is wasting time. I know it’s sometimes necessary to maintain mental health, but I’m also aware that at the same time as, say, watching episodes of Doctor Who I could be … Continue reading

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40 things: mini update as to what’s going on.

The last few days have been a bit busy, but I’ve had a lot of really helpful suggestions for what I can do to finish off the list. Currently up to 37 things. Sometimes I think of things and don’t … Continue reading

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40 things: The List (so far).

As part of my 40 whilst 40 I need a list of things to do, because instead of going along like a pollen grain under a microscope, bouncing from molecule to molecule under Brownian motion, I need a framework, which … Continue reading

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40 things: Knitting project.

A “knitting project” as a concept was a bit woolly so I thought I’d take the opportunity to brush up on my quite, quite dreadful technique. And then my friend Cathy told me about Knit Camp. KNIT CAMP! What a … Continue reading

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What I’m doing in 2014…

Just because I’ve packed in BGL doesn’t mean I won’t be blogging, or that I’ve retired, or that I have nothing to do now. No, this year I’m doing something a bit mental. I’m planning on doing “40 whilst being … Continue reading

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