Tony, one of my best Greek friends, got married to one of the best ladies I have had the pleasure of meeting, Miss P. Naturally, I flew in to make sure she didn’t change her mind, and had an awesome weekend catching up with old … Read More →
Tag Archives: Austin
So I have the bike, the glasses, the funny shorts and the lingo down, but true graduation to road-biker status would not be permitted by Tony without first joining him for some rides in Austin, and participating in the local Driveway criterium series. Tell a … Read More →
Ladies welcome. I have never in my life shot a proper gun before. Air rifles, yes. But never anything of the sort that could do anything more than kill a pigeon. It was therefore with some trepidation that I joined the guys for a team … Read More →
Sunday was, naturally, Superbowl. The Pittsburgh Steelers played against the Greenbay Packers, in a northern-states head-to-head. This was my first Superbowl, so I was pretty excited to join in with the junk food, half-time adverts and shouting at an inert black box. I had effectively … Read More →
West of Austin is Texas Hill Country; an area of rugged hills that reaches as far as the suburbs, and provides access to some pretty splendid hiking and biking. One of the tourist honeypots of the area is Enchanted Rock, an enormous granite rock dome, … Read More →
The weather on this trip to the USA has been pretty insane; sub-zero conditions, chilled winds, freezing roads, and more than a little danger. For anyone from a cold, wet country, you might take temperatures of a mere -6 degrees celsius in your stride. Such … Read More →
Somehow this photo seems to freeze frame a few of the individuals at large in Austin. It must be noted that the guy was using luminous paints to capture his scene.
Enjoying a very nice afternoon in the sun. I am hitting the ‘sweet spot’ with the weather right now. Lovely.
It’s my third trip to Austin, and my second this year. I must admit, I have grown fond of the place, in no small part as a result of my skill in choosing the most pleasant periods of weather of the year to come; blue … Read More →
The great thing about staying downtown in Austin is that I have a fantastic array of Americana on display … Key Drop Gringo Bingo Penis Hotel The Continental Club Allen’s Boots Parking Retro Truck School Buses