Glastonbury 2013

It’s a different world. A different reality where hours and days merge, and you spend most of your time in a state of heightened attention as you try to absorb everything that is going on. It was our second Glastonbury, the first rushing past in a blur of bands and mud. Last time around we spent too much time worrying about time, trying to get from stage to stage, thinking that we had to get the most from the weekend by seeing as many bands as we could. This time around we took a different approach, made easier by the fact that a lot of the ‘big names’ weren’t really our cup of tea. Instead we wandered the Circus area, Greenfields, …

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One of us

This’ll be brief. It’s Friday, you’ve got better places to waste your time and I’ve got no time to waste. Likely I’ll be working this weekend. Mis-communication at it’s worst. Ho fuckin hum. Finished reading Michael Marshall Smith’s One of Use. Very good. If a tad odd towards the end. Don’t want to say anything and I would recommend it to others… if you HAVE read it… well you’ll know what I’m talking about. Things I won’t be covering today:1. Celtic – well done, although I’m still surprised that the press are surprised by this as they made it all the way to the final last year with the same team!2. Haywood and Padgett’s All Butter Melters – get thee …

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List-o-matic

Remember the stuff I had to sort out? Well I went list crazy last night, and brain dumped a lot of stuff this morning. Much clearer now, if no less daunting. As the Rolling Stones said (and are actually playing right at this very moment) “Time is on my side”. Ohh and a top tip for iTunes/iPOD users. If you want to filter tracks so that some never ever appear on your iPOD, but don’t want to do it by rating, date played etc… just use the Comments box. You can tag multiple tracks with, for example, “ipod” and build a Smart Playlist around that condition. Example: Comment contains “ipod”, Rating is *****. Simple.

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Building music

There are several building works near our office, one of which I walk past everyday. There is a sign on the gate that says “17 days since the last reportable accident on this site”. Which only serves to make me wonder what the definition of a ‘reportable’ accident is, a broken fingernail perhaps, or a builder caught short 5 storeys from the portaloo? In other news, in preparation for our upcoming holiday I spent a few hours dumping some music onto our iPod (OK, it’s her iPod… pah…). It’s a 10GB model, and as I have over 30GB of music on my PC I didn’t think I’d struggle to fill it, but of course it’s almost 30GB of MY music, …

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