Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 29, 2016

6.00 am. My first circulations around the Vicarage Fields, off Llanbadarn Road, followed by muscle toning exercises. At that time in the morning, you can be alone with yourself and in the landscape (more or less). As I became progressively … Continue reading

July 28, 2016

9.00 am. I began the day with The Who playing in the background: The Who Are You (1978) album cover looks dangerous and intimidating: oozing high voltage, LOUDness, and power. The drummer, Keith Moon — seated on the chair labelled ‘Not to be taken … Continue reading

July 27, 2016

8.15 am. I returned to the first pass review of the second and third sections of the booklet, and began the process of anomaly extraction: Some observations and principles derived from today’s activities and attitudes: Be inside your own head more often. … Continue reading

July 26, 2016

Today, the age of VCR (Video Cassette Recorders) came to an end. Manufacturing has ceased. On Thursday evening, at a Chinese restaurant in Manchester, a TV monitor flipped between a blue screen and a scene showing one of the business’ holding bays, out … Continue reading

July 25, 2016

Having returned from Manchester after a long weekend, where we celebrated my elder son’s graduation and ensconced him back at home, I returned to the booklet and ruminations. On Change: Change what is in your power to control (if it needs … Continue reading

July 20, 2016

6.00 am. Distant thunder rumbled, neither nearing nor departing, for several hours in the early morning as I lay in bed. Bright white flashed, intermittently, against the dawn sky. (I recalled Walter de Maria’s Lightning Fields (1977).)  7.30 pm. Horizontally … Continue reading

July 18, 2016

Let us lay aside every weight (Hebrews 12.1) On Saturday, the the new pitch modulating module was added to PedalBoard III. A full test of the board will be undertaken on Monday: PedalBoard IV has also undergone a significant reconfiguration in … Continue reading

July 15, 2016

On whatever grounds the majority of referendum voters wished to distance themselves from the EU, last night’s atrocity in Nice reminds us that there are worthy reasons to continue to confirm solidarity with our European neighbours and allies. For the first … Continue reading

July 14, 2016

8.30 am. Light pours through the study blind: To begin: I composed several professional references and gave advisement to alumni seeking teaching posts. I anticipate that, increasingly, universities will replace some of their contingent of senior (and, therefore, costly) full-time academic members … Continue reading