Catching up

I’m getting jobs done. Just little jobs like archiving old sound files and sorting out some long forgotten paperwork. Staying off social media is giving me more time to do the things I should have been doing. Ages ago. I also seem to be noticing things more. Such as how many people on the bus…

Pluses and minuses of quitting social media

I find my self spending a lot less time online – and in the bathroom for that matter* – since I gave up Social Media. Do I see this as a positive thing though? I’ve quickly come to realise a couple of things. Firstly giving up Facebook is going to cost me a fortune in…

Leaving Social Media

Twenty four hours into my self imposed Social Media exodus and all seems well. I mean, I haven’t felt the urge to punch anyone yet. I announced my departure on Facebook and apart from one comment about me being able to spend more time playing with my Lego, nine people ‘liked’ my status update. The…

Status Quo – 1999

Here’s an interview I did with Status Quo in April 1999 at The Star and Garter in Manchester. It was part of a pub tour they were doing to promote their new album called Under The Influence. The local media had been invited along to talk to Franics Rossi and Rick Parfitt. I waited pateienly for my turn…

This past week (15 January 2017)

Here are a few photographs from my week. I finally got round to watching Star Wars Rouge One at Cinema City in Norwich. It was a late (for me) showing, starting at 8.45 – or perhaps closer to 9.15 by the time all the adverts and trailers finished. I enjoyed the film and no matter…

Limited Edition

There are a number of signs outside City Hall in Norwich which say ‘Advanced Warning – Road Closed 28th December‘. Now THAT is advanced warning. I keep meaning to take a picture of one of them but find myself distracted by my outrage. I thought that perhaps they might have been waiting until Twelfth Night to remove them, but…