A Journey in Project Space and Time

May 24

A Journey in Project Space and Time

It’s nearly the end of May in London, but it could be winter. I stumble my way down to a wet and dreary Shoreditch High Street, having successfully negotiated the stressful London underground rush-hour crush. Umbrella up and head down I make my way across the street, only vaguely aware of groups of young men deep in conversation, apparently staring at walls in the...

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The Best of 2012

Dec 02

The Best of 2012

That time of year again – and back to buying new cds (and downloads). Headlines are – a good year for Scottish music (The Scottish Album of the Year Award is a great idea), John Cale ROCKS at 70 and Robert Wyatt can bring a tear to the eye just by talking, Scottish football provided more entertainment off the pitch than on it, Danny Boyle is God (with...

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WordUp Glasgow 2012

Feb 08

WordUp Glasgow 2012

I attended my first WordPress event in Glasgow last Saturday, ‘WordUp Glasgow 2012’. I will not review the event here as others have done this far better than I ever could ( see http://idea15.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/review-wordup-glasgow-2012/ ). As a ‘newbie’, however, I think it would be useful to share my thoughts. So here they are…...

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Music, film etc – best of 2011

Dec 03

Music, film etc – best of 2011

MY Albums of the year (I only bought a couple of new releases after July, so the choice is a bit limited) King Creosote and John Hopkins – Diamond Mine Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi Beirut – Riptide (including best track of the year ‘Santa Fe’) Joan as Police Woman – The Deep Field PJ Harvey – Let England Shake Single (and Promo...

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My Best of 2010

Dec 03

My Best of 2010

Listens John Grant – Queen of Denmark Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back The Besnard Lakes – Are the Roaring Night XX – XX Jim Moray – In Modern History Amiina – Puzzle Promo Video Amiina Sicsac Reissue King Crimson – Islands Gig Jane Siberry – without a doubt (and no, the rumours are still not true!) Film Can’t...

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