The Man Cave

Ultimate Man Cave Part 2

  Here it is, the long awaited part 2, BOOM:   Juke Box – The man cave needs tunes, the retro jukebox is the only worthy provider of said tuneage. Grandfather clock – It’s easy to get carried away in the man cave, you need to keep track of time and what better way than with a beautiful antique grandfather clock. One of those Televisions that rise up from a nice piece of furniture. Like a bond villain’s secret lair.…

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The Man Cave

Three on Thursday – Incubus

This week its the turn of Incubus for Three on Thursday. Incubus are an Alt Rock band from California. They’ve kinda done the same thing as Red Hot Chili Peppers and started off kinda funky and heavy and have got a bit more “easier listening/mainstream” over their career. I personally prefer their Morning View/Make Yourself period, but do like their work from either side of this too.   Incubus – Wish You Were Here   Incubus- Privilege   Incubus –…

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The Man Cave

Falling Bookend

  If your Man Cave is anything like mine, you’ve got a few books laying around. Now what you need is a styling and cool method of storing them.   BOOM! problem solved:  

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Travel

Sand Sculptures

This week I was lucky enough to go on a little road trip up to Weston Super-Mare to the Sand Sculpture Festival. This years theme was Movies and Cinema. The selection ranged from the spectacular to the very good. I was particularly impressed with the sheer size of King Kong and the awesome work on the face of Ron Weasley. Check out some pics (they sure beat my sand castles): Jurassic Park King Kong Jaws Harry Potter Toy Story

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Outdoor Adventures

Black and White Postcards from Cornwall

I love looking at really old postcards, I find looking at photographs of how places used to be really interesting, it makes me wonder what the places I love now will look like in 50 or 60 years time. I also really enjoy reading the messages on the back and trying to decipher the beautiful swirly writing lots of people used to have.   St Michaels Mount   Falmouth   St Ives   Padstow   Polperro

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Watersports

Great Fishing Excuses

Any good fisherman needs a breadth and depth of superb fishing excuses. The minute people see you with rod and reel returning from a trip they will want to ask you “catch much?”. Do in order to save face you need a good excuse on the tip of your tongue. Here are my tried and tested quality excuses:   Overfished Global warming North wind East wind South wind West wind Dull hooks Cheap line or tackle Followed another fishermans advice…

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The Man Cave

Three on Thursday – Beck

  This week Beck is up for Three on Thursday. He is an American, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. I’m not a massive fan of all his work, but he has some absolute jems. I like to listen to him when cruising around in the van.   Beck – Loser   Beck – E-Pro   Beck – Gamma Ray

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