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Archive for May, 2009

Shake Your Tree Today —

My desktop reflecting my OS X desktop displaying the blog post that prompted this blog post.  This impromptu posting was itself prompted by a tweet by my friend with a messy desk, Ian McKenzie which was itself prompted by idea no.18 in a post by Chase Jarvis.  That’s more than enough prompting for one day.

Holding the world to my ear —

Driving to and from work today, I listened to the latest edition of This American Life, consistently one of the best radio show/podcasts out there.  It was one of their ‘recorded in front of a live audience and beamed to theatres countrywide’ specials. During his piece on being ‘culturally Catholic’, I was touched by Dan […]

Imogen Heap —

During our belated summer holiday, my second eldest introduced me to the music of Imogen Heap. I had unknowingly heard her as vocal artist on Urban Species’ Blanket but quite how I have failed to find her work before is beyond me.  Comparisons to Dido and Alanis Morisette simply do not get anywhere close to […]

Fresh Start —

‘Found by you’ because I obviously have been – the phrase can be also be found here – and ‘Fresh Start’ because this is the first post of a new blog.  While I have occasionally blogged recipes elsewhere (see links), am active on Flickr and have embraced Twitter, it has been twelve to eighteen months […]