At the start of the year I listed my goals for 2013. This page is where I’m going to keep track as I complete those goals. Or not, as the case may be.

  1. Read at least 12 books
    Current: Moby Dick, by Herman Melville
    Completed: none
  2. Run more

    Races entered: none currently
    Races run: Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10k, 25 May (time 53:28)
  3. Write more regularly
    Posts written: 91
  4. Drink more beers
    New beers tried (all bottled at home, unless stated):

    • Thornbridge Thorny Goat
    • Wychwood Wychcraft
    • Wychwood Goliath
    • Oldershaw Alchemy
    • TSA Ben Nevis IPA
    • Flipside Golden Sovereign
    • Springhead The Leveller
    • 8 Sail Brewery Sail Away
    • Tesco Simply Dark Ale (think this was new, anyway)
    • Oldershaw Newton’s Drop
    • TSA Rabbie Burns
    • TSA Glencoe
    • Inveralmond Thrappledouser


    • Oakham Ales Citra
    • Fyne Ales Maverick
    • Orkney IPA
    • Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin
    • Wychwood Scarecrow
    • Loch Lomond Bonnie and Bitter
    • Stewart Pentland IPA (cask @ Munro’s, Glasgow)
    • Williams Bros Alba Scots Pine Ale
    • Belvoir Beaver
    • Alechemy 5 Sisters (cask @ The Pot Still, Glasgow)


    • Innis & Gunn Original
    • Williams Bros 80/-
    • Young’s Double Chocolate Stout
    • Thwaite’s Tavern Porter
    • Purity Brewing Co. Mad Goose (cask @ The Meriden, Birmingham Airport)


    • Shepherd Neame Spooks Ale
  5. Make more beer
    Batches made: none
  6. Take at least one picture every day
    1-10, 11-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81-90, 91-100
This autumn I'm running/cycling in a 30km duathlon and a half marathon, to raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign. You can read more about my challenge here or support me here. All donations, however big or small, gratefully received!

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  3. I love this post.

    I don’t think I have achieved as much of my “2013 to-do list” as you.

    What was your favourite beer out of all you have tried?

    I love a good drop!

    I look forward to following more of your blog.


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