What a long day. After work, I got to hang out with my good pal Toby Hayes, aka Shoes and Socks Off, who was in Glasgow for the end of a tour with Sam Duckworth, aka Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. We had a jolly time sneaking into Hip Hop gigs at King Tut’s (Ugly […]Read more "Shoes and Socks Off"
I just finished watching the BBC Panorama spotlight on the eviction of Dale Farm, and felt disgust like I haven’t in a long time. For those not familiar with the story, there’s a raft of information online, but a quick summary is as follows: Land on which a scrapyard stood was sold to some travelling […]Read more "Dale Farm Eviction"
Poor guy. Passed out in a field… we’ve all been there. We had to drag him in out of the rain. Pretty hilarious though really. Latitude Festival 2011Read more "Latitude Festival 2011"
‘Social media’. What a horrible thing. Remember back in the earlier days of the internet where those who hadn’t (yet) taken it onboard were decrying it as the death of real social interaction? That retreating to a screen would simply push people further into isolation from others? At the time, for many of us, the […]Read more "The Death of the Internet Community"
Apparently the whole feeling drained thing was partly due to the onset of some pishy cold thing that has been going around, so I’m now donning a hat, jumper and scarf whenever I venture outside. It’s as if a switch somewhere has been flipped and the temperature has gone into winter mode all of a […]Read more "Fife Maze"
For a long time I’ve been critical of the way in which Facebook’s ideology and driving force is to seek to reduce people to a single identity online. Today a video popped up showing Moot (founder of 4Chan) talking about this exact same thing. It’s worth a watch if you’re interested in things going on […]Read more "Single Identity"
Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot.. I’d forgotten about this picture. I still like it, even though I’ve become so horribly disaffected.Read more "Protest"