Monthly Archives: May 2010

USB charger modification

I bought a mains USB charger from ebay capable of supplying 1A (from arygroup) for my HTC Desire, and was surprised when it wouldn’t charge as fast as the original charger that had the same rating. I thought that maybe … Continue reading

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Hoyo du Depute

Sun was still shining so thought a cigar at the pub after work might be in order. A Hoyo de Monterrey Hoyo du Depute (OPM OCT 09, in humi since 3 February 2010). Smoked 25 May 2010. Smoking very well … Continue reading

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Saturday 22 May 2010 cigars: Cain and Georges Reserve

It was a lovely sunny day and we were off to the park so I thought I’d take along something I hoped to be a bit special. I’d smoked the last Cuban I had available the night before so I … Continue reading

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Friday 21 May 2010 cigars

Started with a Chinchalero Picadillo, in the humidor since 9 August 2009. This was actually quite nice for a sunny afternoon in the pub! I think I may have to re-evaluate these. Going on the strength of this one, I’d … Continue reading

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Ramon Allones Small Club Corona

Smoked 17 May 2010. Box code TEB AGO 08; in the humidor since 29 January 2010. Nice and smooth with the characteristic RA flavour. Seemed a little more metallic and less rich than I remember the RASS being, possibly due … Continue reading

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Weekend cigars

Having been away camping this weekend, I managed to enjoy a good few cigars. Seeing as I would be outside for an extended period of time I took along some that I wouldn’t normally smoke because of time restrictions. 14 … Continue reading

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Another couple of razors

I’d been meaning to purchase an open comb razor for a while as I’m still too lazy to shave daily. I’d read that an open comb would be a better choice for longer, more coarse hair (which mine is) so … Continue reading

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2009 Tesco Reserva Especial Cabernet Sauvignon Carmenere

We had this as part of Tesco’s Finest meal deal where you get a main, a side, a dessert and a bottle of wine for £9. Bargain! This was the red option: This was a few days ago now so

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Por Larranaga Montecarlo

Box code OPM AGO 09. Received and smoked 8 May 2010. Considering its youth and the fact that it had just arrived in the post, this was remarkably enjoyable. Long and slender, I was expecting draw problems. It was a … Continue reading

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Evening wines

Just a quick mention on these as I had guests round so couldn’t really do a proper taste test. That said, I’ve had them both before and will have them again because I enjoy them. First up was the 2008 … Continue reading

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