Over and Over Again

I sat down at the desk in the junk room to write a blog post an hour ago. All I have done so far is listen to music on Spotify. Music from my distant past. While writing this, Wilson Phillips are singing "Hold On", and I'm remembering drawing a picture of them in the back of my college art sketchbook.

Retro

For no particular reason at all, I'm writing this post in a text editor within an Amiga emulator on the Raspberry Pi. Let me explain that a bit further - a very small circuit board sitting on top of the PC under the desk is running Linux, which is then running an emulator - simulating …

Tinkering

It's just gone 10pm on Sunday evening, and I'm in my usual bolt-hole - hiding out in the junk room, listening to music, and emptying my head into the keyboard while the younger children sleep, and my other half watches TV shows in the lounge. Miss 17 is chatting with friends on her phone in …

Bank Holiday Monday

It's a bank holiday in the UK today. You'll be pleased to learn that I have achieved nothing at all, all day so far. At the time of writing it's just past 2pm in the afternoon, and all we have done is sit around. My other half and the younger kids are watching Harry Potter …