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  • What HiFi ? - Whilst the bulk of the shop is turned over to records, with a small corner of CDs, there is a display section of turntables and a record cleaning machine. There is also some secondhand HiFi…
  • “Part Henry Higgins and part Sigmund Freud” - Day 2 of the shop being open came nearly 4 months after day 1 and a nice sunny day brought an enthusiastic set of people up the hill to browse the stock on offer in…
  • Primary E : Review - Following on from the review of the Jukebox E , next up is the entry level turntable the Project Audio Systems Primary E. Well packaged and available in 3 colours, it will be the other…
  • Project Jukebox – E : Review - When the Core Of The Poodle shop opens as well as selling records and CDs, they’ll also be HiFi. To start with there will be two demo systems from Project Audio Systems; the Primary E…
  • 8th January 2001 - First day in a new job. After 4 years working at a government agency , 4 years as a university lecturer and 6 years as a student, I had what I thought as a proper…
  • Whats in the shop ? - For the December 19th pop-up shop at 26 Market Street, I’ve been busy getting and listing stock. Most (but not all) of this is listed on the website but there’s more to come. I’ve been…
  • The physical store, 26 Market Street - After a false start in 2019 and after plenty of contemplation during lockdown #1 in Wales, the purchase of 26 Market Street, Haverfordwest SA61 1NH should take place on the 18th December 2020. With a…
  • Always a surprise - I’ve bought some job lots of records over the last couple of months, mainly as the stock for the planned Core Of The Poodle store that will be opening [[Lockdown and the legal process permitting]]…
  • Blaenlynnfi Tripel - As part of the ongoing development of the Core Of The Poodle Brewery and the 1st attempt at brewing a Welsh abbey beer, in the style of a Westmalle Tripel seems to have come out…
  • Brew Day Experience - Core Of The Poodle Brewing is happy to offer it’s brew day experience aimed at complete newcomers to home brewing or to people who wish to spend the day honing their skills. The day includes:…