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Writing

  1. w/e 2021-08-01

    Sweeping the Nation’s 2021 playlist, re-learning to play the piano, season two of Unforgotten, home energy stuff, the early internet, and the wrong genre.

  2. w/e 2021-07-25

    We continued our holiday this week, but at home. Given the hot weather we spent a lot of time…

  3. f/e 2021-07-19

    A holiday in Essex, moving from Tuffmail to Fastmail, more Busuu bugs, Ozark season three, and Carson McCullers’ The Member of the Wedding.

Links

  1. brilliant trees sessions . Berlin . 1983 on Vimeo

    Amazing to watch David Sylvian, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Holger Czukay, Jon Hassell, etc discussing and recording the beautiful and strange Brilliant Trees. 38 years ago!

  2. James Meek · Who holds the welding rod? Our Turbine Futures · LRB 15 July 2021

    Long article on making wind turbine towers and the international labour market (which maybe makes it sound duller than it is).

  3. Place-based carbon calculator

    It was interesting to spend a while poking around at the stats for our area. Lots of overlays and things to look at. Generally, our area’s below average. (via Web Curios)

Photos

Comments I've posted on other sites

  1. Weeknotes 2020#11: all that jazz – minor 9th

    I’m looking forward to how you get on with ‘Exploring Jazz Piano’. I bought it and saw it advised…