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Just like starting over

October 9th, 2022 · Comments Off on Just like starting over · Life, Music, Technology

Quite a long time ago I sold my turntable (a gorgeous Linn Sondek LP12) and all of my vinyl. We were moving to a smaller house and the vinyl was taking up a lot of space, not to mention the space needed for a proper rack for the turntable, amplifier, speakers, etc. I found that […]

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First world problem

March 13th, 2019 · Comments Off on First world problem · Life

One of the many side effects of the ECX combination of chemotherapy is that skin on the hands and feet can get sore or red and can peel. Amongst all the jargon and technical terms this particular side effect stood out because of its blunt, Ronseal ‘does-what-it-says’ name: “hand-foot syndrome”. I did have several of […]

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First day of term

October 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Work

Today was one of those days when a whole new tranche of graduates joins the company. As with policemen and teachers, as you get older the graduates seem to be younger every year. When I went to lunch I walked into the staff restaurant and thought I had taken a wrong turning into a school […]

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Wired For Sound

August 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Wired For Sound · Life, Music

Following my false alarm when I thought my iRiver had died, I did actually take the plunge and I invested in a Creative Zen.  I use the word ‘invested’ with fingers crossed, in the hope it will turn out to be as good a buy as the iRiver was.

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Digital Glastonbury

July 1st, 2008 · Comments Off on Digital Glastonbury · Music

I saw the term ‘digital Glastonbury used at the Word website.   I think its an attempt to make staying at home and watching it on TV sound a bit more hip than it really is.  There are benefits to the ‘Digital Glastonbury’ of course: not having to queue for a chemical toilet, having a comfortable […]

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