My yearly week of hay fever hell. *Shakes fist at ornamental cherry*. So I took the decision to take a few days off.
Coordination online, Soviet Moscow’s First Symphonic Ensemble, Sacred Harp, Gershwin, The Baton, Wands and Alister Crowley.
I’m really into seeking out and reading the ‘old web’ at the moment.
I just read a book about Tholpavakoothu. A traditional form of folk shadow puppetry performing the Ramayana practiced in Kerala, South India.
The Substacklash has continued to smoulder as a slow burn trash fire for the last few months. This week however Substack have fucked it.
Taking your eye off social media even for a moment reveals a greater danger. Deep down in the dark lies the Kraken of the social sea.
Last year I was asked to contribute a piece to Unsound 2020 project: ‘Intermission’.
I rage blocked Twitter on my phone + laptop last Saturday morning
Short reviews of all 10 of the mobile phones I’ve owned and used since I got my first phone in the year 2000.