Monthly Archives: November 2008

Mud and accessories

3°C, dry, thin cloud. Group walk up the chase, Rosie gets accessorised. Throwing ice sheets across this frozen pond is strangely satisfying. It must be the same satisfaction that vandals get, (the vandals who wreck things, not the ones who … Continue reading

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axle wasn’t broken

-1°C, Fog Such a tiny piece of metal that failed on Wednesday. That’s all it took to force me to walk home. I was expecting to find worse after the wheel refusing to turn and the rest. I can draw … Continue reading

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I need a little poison

10°C, penetrating rain this afternoon.no real wind. Hands still stained with black: oil, rubber and aluminium corrosion, that stuff doesn’t want to wash out. iPod Classic: possible sound quality improvement on the square Nano. Not sure yet, they need comparing … Continue reading

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7½ mile walk.

9°C, still, light cloud. Walk home, Why?: The rear axle of my commuting bike seems to have snapped on the way home. Not sure because it has all seized up and can’t be unscrewed with the tools I carry each … Continue reading

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Wild Vanilla

 http://static.ning.com/wildvanilla/widgets/video/flvplayer/flvplayer.swf?v=3.9.1:11517 Find more videos like this on Wild Vanilla This video was shot from the same sort of angle as my own view. The stuff she can do with her voice, yet remain controlled and concentrated.

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Complicated

4°C, sleety showers; no ride today Borderline: this is going to be complicated, drive to North London to help someone move house, then to the gig at Borderline near Tottenham Court road. Ice and rain will have cleared, and I … Continue reading

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i(*)Classic due

5°C, winter storms imminent Monday is a day to deliver things to this house. That’s wishful thinking, I ordered myself a birthday pres. – a bigger capacity iPod. No more removing music to make space for additions. A full iPod … Continue reading

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the kind…

10°C, same as yesterday, cold northerly due soon   http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=174652&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1the kind of mood I am in today. It is certainly not my video, but rules are to be broken. A retrospective of some of my finest Flickr work from shhexycorin on … Continue reading

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Signal left

9°C, nearly dry, NW winds How can this happen: stretch an arm out left to signal on a roundabout, and OUCH! Suddenly my back wrenches with muscular pain. It must have been quietly taut for days, but this sudden movement … Continue reading

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Back to Tom Waits

9°C, clearing, windy. Watch Her Disappear : (Tom Waits/Kathleen Brennan) Last night I dreamed that I was dreaming of you And from a window across the lawn I watched you undress Wearing your sunset of purple tightly woven around your … Continue reading

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