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Autumn Barbecue 2016 31 August 2016

On a very bright and warm day, there was a select gathering of fans of pig and goat.

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Summer Barbecue 2016 22 July 2016

On a day of sun and showers, a surprising lot of us got together for beer and belly-pork.

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Rebellion Open Evening, 10 May 12 May 2016

The local pub organised a trip to a public evening at the Rebellion Brewery in Marlow Bottom. (Images follow; all are cc-by-sa.)

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April Barbecue 2016 02 May 2016 - 4 comments

It was a slightly chilly day, but that just meant that people huddled round the fire when the wind blew. (Fire good. Fire is my friend.)

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Spring Barbecue 2016 20 March 2016

With a peak outside temperature of 7°C, we stayed inside for this "barbecue".

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Be(aver) My Valentine at the Beavertown Brewery 16 February 2016

On Saturday I went to the fourth birthday party of the Beavertown Brewery in Tottenham Hale. (Images follow; all are cc-by-sa.)

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Winter Barbecue 2015 21 December 2015 - 3 comments

A remarkably mild day for mid-December, with temperatures about 12-13°C, no rain and not much wind. All images are cc-by-sa.

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Barbecue Like a Pirate Day 2015 20 September 2015 - 5 comments

Surprisingly good weather after a week of mostly rain, so I left the tent down again for the relatively small party (if it rained we could all shelter in the gazebo, though it didn't anyway).

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Intercalary (Lammas) Barbecue 2015 02 August 2015

A select group turned up for the extra barbecue that I called to take advantage of plausibly good weather (and it turned out pretty well, the first time since I got the tent that the weather forecast has been good enough for me not to put it up).

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Gazebo Roof Reconstruction 24 July 2015 - 5 comments

As those of you who came to the midsummer barbecue will have noticed, the gazebo roof had rotted in the sun. So we had it re-built. Images follow: cc-by-sa on everything.

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Summer Barbecue 2015 21 June 2015 - 1 comment

Summer barbecue, on the day before the solstice. Images follow: cc-by-sa on everything; some photos are by Owen Smith.

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ASR-HW April 2015 20 April 2015 - 3 comments

I didn't feel like organising a Mild Day this year, so there was an ASR (Scary Devil Monastery) meeting at the Bootlegger in High Wycombe instead. With images; cc-by-sa on everything.

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Camden Town Brewery again 27 March 2015

Last night I was out in London at the Camden Town Brewery. (Images follow; all are cc-by-sa.)

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Wedding Anniversary Barbecue 2015 22 March 2015 - 2 comments

A barbecue on a chilly spring day. Images follow: cc-by-sa on everything.

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New Year's Eve 2014 02 January 2015

To a mate's place in London on New Year's Eve for beer, games and chat.

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Winter Barbecue 2014 21 December 2014 - 1 comment

With the wind-chill-adjusted temperature below freezing, we stayed indoors.

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Boardgames in the Brewery 23 November 2014 24 November 2014

Daryl of the Reading Boardgames Social organised a day of boardgaming at the Siren Craft Brewery, on an industrial estate in the middle of nowhere south of Reading.

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Autumn Barbecue 2014 05 October 2014 - 1 comment

Another barbecue gone by. No photos this time as I wasn't taking them.

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Summer Barbecue 2014 Aftermath 23 June 2014

In case anyone is curious as to what's left once the barbecue is over. Images follow: cc-by-sa on everything.

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Summer Barbecue 2014 22 June 2014 - 3 comments

At last we were back in the garden, after a nine month break over winter for the meadow to grow. Images follow: cc-by-sa on everything. (For North Americans: this is outdoor cooking on a grill, not smoking/curing.)

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Camden Town Brewery Tour, May 2014 12 May 2014 - 3 comments

Last Saturday I went with some friends to tour the Camden Town Brewery. (Images follow; all are cc-by-sa.)

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Mild Day 2014 20 April 2014 - 2 comments

Things heard, and links, from the Mild Day on Saturday. In no particular order.

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Spring Not-Barbecue 2014 17 March 2014 - 1 comment

Things heard, and links, from the Not-Barbecue on Saturday. In no particular order.

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