Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cocktail of the Week – An update and a retrospective

Sadly, this blog hasn’t yet achieved the level of public consciousness where people stop me in the street and ask, “What happened to last week’s Cocktail of the Week?” Nonetheless, the point remains that there was no Cocktail of the … Continue reading

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The Phantom Empire!

After my discovery of Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe last month, I was eager to find out if there were any more episodes available. To my surprise, the episodes are available for free download on iTunes. (As they were made … Continue reading

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Cocktail of the Week – Caruso

One Friday evening, a few years ago, Elinor and I turned on the TV and came across the very strange film that is Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo. We’d missed the first ten minutes or so and we had no idea what was going … Continue reading

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Return to the workbench…

Back in the mists of time, before I got distracted by cocktails, I used to blog about my models – I think it’s about time I did an update on them. (I also need to get back into blogging on … Continue reading

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Cocktail of the Week – Gin Martini

Yes, I know I’ve done the martini before, but this is an exceptionally good variant. It’s mostly down to the Old Tom gin, that I’ve finally managed to obtain after about two months of trying. (First mentioned here, back in … Continue reading

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