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005 – Go To A Sci-Fi Convention

Storm Troopers at Elstree Studio

This was another item on the 40at40 list this year that I was not sure I’d get done. Most conventions of this type I hear about happen in The States. Yet Sci-Fi has played such a huge part in my life, especially when growing up, I felt compelled to include it. I have been fascinated […]

002 – Eat in a Ukrainian Restaurant

Golupsie

The years are mounting up this side of my Granddads death and as well as the conversational glimpses into my family history, I find myself missing the food we would eat. He loved his food. In his final years, housebound and slowly going blind, conversation, food and the radio were his only real pleasures. My […]

The Pilgrim – Francis Ross Bush

I just found this photo on my desktop and thought I would post it with an Audioboo I recorded a little while back in London. listen to ‘Francis Ross Bush – Pilgrim’ on Audioboo And this is his YouTube Channel UPDATE: Two months after this meeting I posted a follow up blog with video.

The Royal Albert Hall #bbcproms

Wow. What a great space. Last time I was here I was a roadie and don’t remember much on account of being asleep in the upper tiers between shifts. The acoustics are great. As is the wine supplied in the box I am currently sat at. (thanks @sophiebr) I’m tempted to get temporarily possessed by […]

Francis Ross Bush – The Pilgrim

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The Look

Sleeper Reader

I often see guys crashed out on the London Underground. Not being a Londoner myself the scene always fascinates me. I wonder if the person parties hard, works hard, or both. I imagine a few sleep past their stops and some have nowhere to get off at.

Longplayer Live at The Roundhouse

Longplayer Live is an incredible endeavor. I first blogged about it here. A single composition playing for 1000 years. It started in 1999 and on the 12th of September I was invited by Artangel to blog about it live. It was a great day. It was a long day. 1000 minutes of 1000 years. You […]

Longplayer Live

On the back of a bus in 1995 a guy called Jem Finer had an idea. Nearly five years later in 1999, on the verge of the third millennium that idea came to life as a thousand year long musical composition was set into motion. Longplayer is a piece of music that’s been playing since […]

Gumballing the Twestival

It was about a week ago i tweeted how It would be nice it would be able to go to more than one Twestival.. There were so many events on the one night across the UK with so many great people attending i felt like i was missing out on some great meet ups. Seconds […]