coxy

designer and internet addict

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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A photo from a slightly raised angle of Brian Kelly, singer and front-person of the band So Cow. He holds a hurl - the wooden stick they use in the Irish sport called hurling.

So Cow

Recently, I’ve been into a few punk bands; Cassels, Fontaines D.C., Idles, Jeff Rosenstock, PAWS and have been playing a lot of So Cow. As far as I’m aware, So…

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A photo of a baby seagull eating fish from a plate

I own a seagull.

This weekend, Ine looked out the apartment window to see the neighbour’s cat harassing a baby seagull – chasing it up and down the path, backing it into a corner….

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Links of the week

This week, where highlights include playing Android: Netrunner with my friend Tor for four hours straight and carefully positioning a drinking glass between my cat’s bottom and the litter tray…

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A photo of a cow looking towards the camera, surrounded by other cows

Links of the week

People like pictures, right? I’m going to try and make future links posts a bit more colourful than previous ones by throwing some pictures in there – maybe some alternative…

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A black and white photo of a girl wearing glasses, wearing a hoody and jacket. She is sat on the ground with her arms folded across her legs.

Florist

In which I go to a concert to see an artist called Florist. Words and pictures inside.

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A large gull bites the head of a smaller gull as a mallard looks on in a race for food

Links of the week

Have you ever found yourself victim to a seagull? It’s a legitimate concern in the UK. In tech, the developer of Twitter’s retweet button regrets his life decisions and more!

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