Notes

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

Heard the sad news of Cathal Coughlan’s passing.

I’ll be spending the rest of the day revisiting a mispent youth moshing at Fatima Mansions gigs in Cork.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnvsgWD_pAQ

The Fatima Mansions - Blues For Ceauşescu

When the daily parade of the troubles you made gets you down, just consider the fate of the wide open space from town to town.

— Microdisney

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Replying to a tweet from @fehler

I would’ve gotten away with it too if I hadn’t attempted to mess with the Keyboard Cat page.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

A bountiful bowl of salad with tuna, olives, capers, boiled egg, anchovies, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, potatoes and avocado.

Salad Niçoise on a nice warm evening.

Checked in at The Bugle Inn. Sunday session — with Jessica map

Checked in at The Bugle Inn. Sunday session — with Jessica

Checked in at Haus On The Hill. Sunday roast — with Jessica map

Checked in at Haus On The Hill. Sunday roast — with Jessica

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Banjo, whistle, box and fiddle players gathered around a pub table, all playing together.

Playing tunes.

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Checked in at Jolly Brewer. Tunes 🎶☘️🎻

BREAKING: Elon Musk to tell Twitter that in order to close this deal, they must first “Bring me a shrubbery!”

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

The idea that only Designers should Design strikes me as a kind of protective gatekeeping, not unlike the idea that only Priests know the word of God, and it should be spoken in Latin.

@PeterMe

Monday, May 16th, 2022

… blogging is great isn’t it? You don’t have to write every week or every day. Just write when you have something you want to write about, and up it pops in RSS feed readers, or posted to Twitter, or whatever. Lovely.

— Phil Gyford

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

Replying to a tweet from @brad_frost

Checked in at Vine Street Tap. Daydrinking — with Jessica map

Checked in at Vine Street Tap. Daydrinking — with Jessica

People sitting around in the dappled sunshine on the green grass in a park with the distinctive Indian-inspired architecture of the Brighton Pavilion in the background, all under a clear blue sky.

Brighton in the sun.

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Checked in at Loam. Coffee and a sandwich — with Jessica

Friday, May 13th, 2022

A close-up of a microphone in a practice room. In the background, a guitar player tunes up and a bass player waits to start.

Time to go play some songs with @SalterCane.

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Fuzzy blobs of orange light in the shape of ring.

Watching the livestream of @KLBouman introducing us to @EHTelescope’s image of Sagittarius A*—amazing!

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

A fiddler, a flute player, and a button accordion player playing around a table with pints of beer on it.

Playing tunes.

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Checked in at Jolly Brewer. Session 🎶☘️🎻 — with Jessica

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Replying to a tweet from @css

Ah, memories!

It was 18 years ago that @Clagnut introduced the idea:

https://clagnut.com/blog/348/

(Not that he—or anyone else—would recommend it these days!)