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About furtheron

Music and guitar obsessive who is a recovering alcoholic to boot

A New Year

It has been a long time since I wrote anything here.  No excuse other than I’ve not felt I had anything relevant to say.  But that’s probably not true… I never had anything relevant to say in the first place! … Continue reading

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The one in which I say I told you so…

On 24 June 2016 at 6 am my radio alarm went off with the BBC news headlines which of course was “The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union.” I groaned and turned it off. Somewhere in that … Continue reading

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Moving on…

My daughter received her MSc certificate the other week. She bought two matching frames to put that and her BSc in. She’s clearly proud of her achievements. She had them balanced on the window sill…. A recipe for disaster! She’s … Continue reading

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In Reverse

At a meeting this week I heard the story of a member who’s recently started to come regularly having moved to the area. Their story was like many about how whilst drinking they were unemployable, had no money, lost their … Continue reading

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Health Update

So the very good news is that I’m currently enjoying the longest consecutive period without a severe vertigo attack in 2 years. Yes folks. I’ve not had a serious attack now since March. I can’t say I’ve been symptom free, … Continue reading

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It’s official

After a fair amount of procrastination I’ve bowed to the obvious and inevitable. After totting up all my pensions left lying about in various funds in the City of London I should be financially sort of OK. We’ll at least … Continue reading

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Latest Guitar Build

I normally just have guitar stuff on my other blog but… what the heck. I filmed some of the process of me assembling a “Partscaster” (a guitar built from bits you assemble) recently.  I’m slowly releasing it on YouTube. Here … Continue reading

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