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An after work beer, via a mini adventure

An after work beer, via a mini adventure

Friday, Apr 5, 2019

@ Adrian Tritschler

There are any number of small breweries around Melbourne, the trick seems to be finding them, and finding when they’re open. Leaving work a little bit early, today I had my sights set on Beach Hut Brewery – named in a way that implies a bay-side location, but tucked away in Scoresby near the corner of Ferntree Gully road and the Eastlink freeway. A quick check of the map and it looks as though I can head east along Wellington road until it meets Dandenong creek and the Eastlink freeway, then follow the bike track alongside the freeway all the way up to the corner.
Mmm, tasty beer

Mmm, tasty beer

Thursday, Aug 16, 2007

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Normal Thursday evening social events were thrown into disarray by Jo working late, we met up for a beer or several in the GB to make up for it and ponder out next move. Such a great pub, and always a variety of interesting beers on tap. A blackboard above the bar advertised a “Black Wattle Superior Ale” and I couldn’t resist trying it, even the bar staff didn’t seem to know anything about it.
Mindless security at Federation Square

Mindless security at Federation Square

Sunday, Jul 30, 2006

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I’ve written off to the managers of the Arintji café and Federation Square to ask them what the hell they are on about, the following made bugger all sense at the time — just another example of the mindless rules that seem to be increasing all the time, generally waved off with the all-powerful word “security” wafted over them to ward off evil spirits. I wonder what bizarre explanation they’ll be able to offer.
Lorne in the rain

Lorne in the rain

Saturday, Jan 29, 2005

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So there we were hoping for a weekend of sunshine and sitting on the beach! Woke this morning to the sound of rain trickling through the trees outside the window and no sign of it clearing all day. I headed out around noon to walk through the drizzle to the shops, the beach and out to the pier, the sea was the flattest I’ve seen for ages — a lazy swell that wasn’t even breaking on the beach.
The theme is beer

The theme is beer

Friday, Apr 27, 2001

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Finally got to have a social beer with cos, after we’ve been talking about it for many a month. Yet-Another-Franchise-Bar-Chain, a Belgian one this time, a decent place to be, and very enjoyable beers, but I’m not sure I like the increasing en-Franchisement of the pubs. As Ox said “what with all the Aussie bars in France, and theme bars here, pretty soon you’ll have to go to Europe to get a Carlton.

About

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…The Owner

There’s not much more I can add to who I am.

…The Site

I experiment. I play. I write and I take pictures. Some of the site is organised around topics, other parts are organized by date, then there’s always the cross-references between them.

Long ago it started as a learning experiment with a few static HTML pages, then I added a bit of server-side includes and some very ugly PHP. A hand-built journal/blog on top of that PHP, then a few experiments in moving to various static publishing systems. I’ve never wanted a database-based blogging engine, so over the years I’ve tried php, nanoblogger, emacs-muse, silkpage and docbook before settling on emacs org-mode for writing and jekyll for publishing. But the itch remained… I never really liked jekyll and the ruby underneath always seemed so much black magic. So now the latest incarnation is org-mode and hugo.

…The ISP

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