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A Year of Music (2019)

Come the end of each year, you often find services like Spotify showcasing a round-up of your listening habits over the past 12 months into a nicely presented package. But,…

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A photo of the outside shop front of Piccadilly Records store in Manchester, UK

Top 100 albums of 2019

Independent record store Piccadilly Records published their end-of-year review, in which the staff plucked out a comprehensive top 100 albums of 2019. I’ve flicked through all 100 albums and selected…

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A photo of Oslo, taken from the Opera House roof. The image is covered with decorative patterns overlayed on top of the photo.

oslo.town

Previously, on this blog, I have mentioned Mastodon – the free and open source social network that is akin to Twitter. The more keen-eyed reader might have also noticed that…

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A photo of a postal vote ballot paper for the UK parliamentary elections in 2019. The box next to the Labour candidate has been marked with an 'X'.

Fuck the Tories.

This year is the first time in an election that I haven’t voted The Green Party of England & Wales. In a way, I feel sad about this. My vote…

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A 3D rendering of the Punkt. MP01 mobile phone on a copy of the New York Times newspaper, sat alongside a pen.

Back to basics

For a while I felt like I was spending way too much time staring at my mobile phone. From the minute I would wake up in the morning, to going…

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