Abahachi, who goes by the name of Neville Morley in his job as a Professor of Ancient History, joined the RR community on March 9, 2007 for the topic of Musical Genres. He hails from Castle Cary in Somerset, UK. Married with two stepchildren, Abahachi is a fan of obscure European jazz (Tomasz Stanko, Marcin Wasilewski Trio, Ganelin Trio, Zentralquartett); Miles Davis’ 1960s quintet, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Charles Mingus; Ultravox, Kraftwerk, Neu!; Deep Purple, Rainbow, Whitesnake, Def Leppard, Free; Mogwai; Spice Girls, Abba, Captain & Tenille, Bangles, and Susannah Hoffs.

His first A Lister was Hawkwind’s Spiral Galaxy 28948 on the topic of Celestial Bodies. He first took the guru’s chair for the topic of Wind in 2012.

  Date Topic Where Column Blog
1 Nov. 8, 2012 Wind The Guardian Column Blog
2 Sept. 19, 2013 Nerds and Geeks The Guardian Column Blog
3 May 22, 2014 Estimates of Distance and Time The Guardian Column Blog
4 Sept. 25, 2014 Reversing The Guardian Column Blog
5 Aug. 13, 2015 Confusion and Delusion The Guardian Column Blog
6 Nov. 7, 2018 Walking The Song Bar Column Blog