Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Walter Trout and Todd Rundgren

So I didn't really know what to expect when we went to see Walter Trout last week in Hebden Bridge at the Picturehouse. I guess I was expecting Delta Blues or something, not my favourite musical style. What we got was superb guitar playing, fantastic musical performances and a great night out. Bought his new album, Common Ground, on the way out and can't recommend it highly enough.

Lesson learned - have faith in Yvonne's musical taste.

In other news, Todd Rundgren is touring in the UK again so we have tickets for Manchester, HMV Ritz, on Saturday October 1st. This will make my 4th time of seeing him, making him my most frequent gig, putting the Stranglers into 2nd place with three gigs.

We might go near Area 51 on our trip

If so we might meet weird aliens!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Sprained ankle won't stop my trip of a lifetime

So, I created this blog a couple of years ago ready for when I wanted to blog something significant, and that time is coming. On Saturday 2nd July 2011 the Frost Family will depart for San Francisco for our three week adventure and road trip. It is true that I sprained my ankle quite badly last Saturday, but elevation, ice, rest and Ibuprofen are working their magic. Tomorrow, I will venture into the office for a few hours and buy myself a walking stick, or should I call it a cane? That would be more glamorous wouldn't it?

So I am reviving this blog and will be posting updates every day or so so I can better remember this trip when it has been and gone. Of course if there is anyone out there who wants to follow our trip, well come along for the ride. I will not lay out too much information in advance so as not to spoil any surprises.

Lord Percy tests my photo blogging

Photo by richardfrost
Photo, a photo by richardfrost on Flickr.

Yep, here's a picture of Lord Percy, our cat. No reason to post this other than I am testing getting photos from my iPad to my blog via Flickr.

Why am I doing this? Because next week we are setting off on our trip of a lifetime and I want to blog it, so I can remember it forever.