Claire and Mark are married!

Apr 05

Claire and Mark are married!

St Andrews Scotland – 14 March 2015.. Here are just a few of the photos from Claire and Mark’s special day (click on them to flick through). Thanks to Ben for his excellent work....

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Boys Night March 2015

Mar 25

Boys Night March 2015

Great night at Alan’s place… Playlist A few where i’m not sure if I have got the right track and four which I can’t find on Spotify (see below playlist). Nils Petter Molvær ‎– Khmer (The Remixes) Son Little – Trampled Underfoot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-WcKKd6ST8 Brian Eno – Some Words Alasdair Roberts & Robin Robinson...

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Steve Jobs and One Hyde Park

Feb 27

Steve Jobs and One Hyde Park

By Simon Barnes, of Simon Barnes Property Consultants – edited by David Hillson A couple of weeks ago a journalist asked me who I would chose to be stuck in a lift with in One Hyde Park . I’m afraid I did not answer their question. Later that day my taxi passed One Hyde Park and the question came into my mind again; in fact, for the rest of the day I...

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The Best of 2014

Jan 26

The Best of 2014

Albums of the year – top 5 1. Melanie De Biasio – No Deal 2. Samaris – Silkidrangar 3. The Gloaming – The Gloaming 4. East India Youth – Total Strife Forever 5. Beck – Morning Phase Also F.A.B. Fink – Hard Believer Elbow – The Take Off and Landing of Everything Polar Bear – In Each and Every One FKA Twigs –...

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The Bears 2014: Friendly golf and grumpy neighbours

Sep 05

The Bears 2014: Friendly golf and grumpy neighbours

The Bears 2014: North Berwick East, Dunbar, Craigielaw, The Hirsel (Coldstream) This year’s event was slightly later, second week of August and started on the Glorious Twelfth so no grouse shooting for us, just birdies, ha-ha. The week’s campaign was mapped out over a meal at Duncan’s on the Monday night. Day 1 On turning up to the Glen, we were the only players on...

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Ben Hogan: Power Golf, Fundamentals and Secrets of the Golf Swing

Jun 30

Ben Hogan: Power Golf, Fundamentals and Secrets of the Golf Swing

by Ian Butcher, PGA Teaching Pro at Kings Acre Golf Course – edited by David Hillson “Some measures, long esteemed to be of paramount importance in the swing, are really not that important at all. On the other hand, some measures considered only to be of secondary importance seem to me as invaluable.”  (Ben Hogan) It may seem self-evident, but actions that...

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2013: THE VOTE OF THE PENCAITLAND JURY

Jan 06

2013: THE VOTE OF THE PENCAITLAND JURY

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts Forest Swords – Engravings Juliana Barwick – Nepenthe Mark Kozalek & Jimmy LaValle – Perils from the Sea Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus Kurt Vile – Walking on a Pretty Daze Boards of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest Amiina – The Lighthouse Project Laki Mera – Turn...

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