Month: March 2009

March 31, 2009

It’s been a while since I posted here – a case of being too busy doing things to sit and write about them. I’ve been bringing my garden back into shape for Spring – a little late, but never mind. This is how my garden…

March 13, 2009

Some Say I Got Devil – Melanie Safka Came across this today on last.fm, as  a semi-random connection to the Janis Ian songs I was listening to. I remember hearing this when it first came out as the B-side to Melanie’s “Brand New Key” and…

March 13, 2009

Well, not so much a new toy, rather an new copy of an old one. On my 21st birthday, oh so many years ago (OK, if you insist – 1980), my parents bought me a new guitar. I had been learning on a second-hand Yamaha…

March 13, 2009

Came across this great guitar blog today, which I thought was terrific fun. Take a look at the weird and wonderful guitars this guy has discovered.

March 13, 2009

Just got back from a terrific folk circle at the George Hotel, Leadenham. Tim and Annie had mentioned it to me, and they were there, as well as Tim’s parents and his sister. A good turnout, about a dozen or so performers, and some listeners.…

March 9, 2009

I played an interesting game on Saturday, called Android. The game is based in a futuristic world, with distinctly cyberpunk overtones. I felt we should be playing it while listening to the theme from Bladerunner. It involves a murder, and the players are supposed to…

March 9, 2009

I haven’t posted anything to the blog for a couple of weeks. This is because I’ve been taking my website apart, in order to rebuild it. I will post more about it later, but the short version is this. I have moved my main blog…