My toecaps sparkle now

Book of the month How little we understand the worlds in which we live, both the interior world and the one outside us. Visuals of the month I am a lazy sonAnd I never get things done‘Cause we’re made up of water but… https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-liverpool/jmw-turner-with-lamin-fofana-dark-waters Food of the month It’s chimken time! Tech of the monthContinue reading “My toecaps sparkle now”

The king of all lamps

Book of the month “As I moved with stiff legs along the reefs I slipped into the water. It was cold beyond belief – the very quintessence of deathly Arctic ice, so cold that it seemed to sear and bleach the skin.” Music of the month What could be more appropriate for the time ofContinue reading “The king of all lamps”

…sway the forest like a troubled sea

Book of the month The nights draw in and the mind turns to that which lurks in the dark… Music of the month Nostalgia makes my teeth itch but this is something special. Visuals of the month The Helen Saunders exhibition at The Courtauld is fascinating. The lives and work of women in 20th centuryContinue reading “…sway the forest like a troubled sea”

Sometimes I want to murder time

October ends in fire. Book of the month I have been rereading “The Further Inventions of Daedalus” by David E. H. Jones. I loved reading these when they were a column in the New Scientist and his ability to come up with plausible sounding yet impossible ideas. Very useful experience for listening to pitches fromContinue reading “Sometimes I want to murder time”

The crosses of old grey churches

And it’s September and we are back. Book of the month I have mainly been reading comfort fiction to quiet the Stone Monkey but catching up with Backlisted.fm I listened to the excellent episode on Gaudy Night by Dorothy L Sayers and so I paused the podcast and reread the book. It’s well described asContinue reading “The crosses of old grey churches”

Bear facing North West

Another year and another NDA has expired. This project was very different from the Crumble project, whilst it was still in North America this time it was a civil administration in Canada. One of the hidden problems for digital transformation is infrastructure. There is little point in moving all services online if nobody can accessContinue reading “Bear facing North West”