I am sitting on my settee (the settee is my friend) but no! Not with a glass of red. I have a nice glass of Butcombe, whilst watching Huge Fiercely Eats It All and his Chicken project.
It takes me back to Middlezoy, Croscombe and Dinder back in Days 15, 16 & 17 of my walk. Butcombe is a classy little number, with a lovely fruity, bitter taste. The colour is a wonderful dark gold and it sits well on the arm of my settee.
I had a small case, a selection, of Butcombe beers for Christmas from the outlaws and very welcome it was too. They hail from those parts and tell me they weaned Lynnie on Butcombe, which is strange as she cannot stand any sort of beer - surely a rebellion against parental authority.
Over the last few days I have been taking a look at the TGO Challenge Message Board. Usually the message board is a riot of questions and answers, enlivened by the odd wag or two who make it a Better Place.
But then there are the chaps who stride in and dominate the discussion board with lots of noise about nothing in particular (a bit like this blog really).
However, when things don't quite go their way they squeal like stuck pigs. Well. I usually duck out of those conversations, but this time they insisted that the old brigade (and I believe I am included in this term) are always unfriendly toward newcomers to the site. It's strange that when things don't go people's way they start flailing about and calling names.
Anyway - take a look for yourself - but beware - it's a strange world and not like the real world at all. You can find the link in the Outdoor Organisation Links to the right of this posting or here
You'll want to be looking at the 'Monadhliath route' string.