By malcra

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…

By malcra

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…

By malcra

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…

By malcra

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…

By malcra

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…

By malcra

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]]…

By malcra

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…

By malcra

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:…

By malcra

Brew #23 : a brewing year

Brew #23 is another batch of what’s now called Mynwent Mild [1]Mynwent is Welsh for graveyard, which is Kierkegaard in Danish and after a year of brewing has become one of the core beers that…

By malcra

A Decent Pint ?

Sometimes it’s not too hard to find crap beer. It’s a real disappointment when you do, especially when it’s a local pub with a good atmosphere and good conversation. After yesterdays visit, I’m aware that…