Sigur Ros

Just home from the Sigur Ros gig at the Carling Academy. Not quite sure what to make of it to be honest but let’s get one thing out of the road first. I left early. I have never, ever, ever, left a gig early before. So I’m trying to figure out if that means that…Continue reading Sigur Ros

Preparation

I’m a planner. I like to consider and ponder and plan. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I do throw caution to the wind, but mostly I like to know what is happening, what is scheduled. It’s a little bit anal I admit but you can usually depend on me being on time. With that in…Continue reading Preparation

Can you tell?

A quick stroke of the chin, a flicker of the eyes round the table, a slight linger before flicking your cards flat. Or in my case a ‘woooop’, a fist punching the air and a little victory dance. OK, maybe not. I’m still learning the basics of Poker but far more interesting to me is…Continue reading Can you tell?

News Headlines

Gosh, things are bad aren’t they. Awful. Credit Crunch apparently. No no, recession now. Or is it still a ‘downturn’? Hey it can’t be bad, did you hear the profit announcment from BP? Enough of that, what about Brand and Ross? What a fuss! Fine them and be done with it. Everyone knows what they…Continue reading News Headlines

RunKeeper

runkeeper, originally uploaded by Gordon. First run with this and it’s BANG on the money, you can even see which side of the road I ran down. Brilliant. It’s still early days, and doesn’t have the same depth of information that a website like Fetch does but it’s quick and works far better than the…Continue reading RunKeeper

Aimee Mann

It was my first visit to the Old Fruitmarket venue in Glasgow last night, to listen to ‘that woman who had several songs on the soundtrack of Magnolia’, Aimee Mann. I can’t quite remember how I discovered her, but it was only recently that I purchased her previous album Bachelor No.2 and, quite liking it,…Continue reading Aimee Mann