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I don’t know much about art…

Warning - ranting ahead! So, some 'artist' has printed out other people's Instagram pics and sold them for obscene amounts of cash. Putting aside all issues of copyright, intellectual property, theft or whatever - how the feck can this be considered art? He just took screenshots and printed them out! His 'artwork' required absolutely no artistry. Of any kind.… Continue reading I don’t know much about art…

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More thoughts about introversion

I found another good article on introversion today - 10 Best Activities To Do With Introverts - though it should really be called '10 things for introverts to do mainly on their own'... These are so true for me. Single-player athletic activities? I enjoy yoga, hiking, running, cycling, skiing and geocaching - activities I can happily practice… Continue reading More thoughts about introversion

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Smith & the permanence of the Scottish Parliament

After meeting with Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh today, David Cameron said: "Let's make sure Smith is implemented in full..." In full he said. Although I think the Smith Commission proposals are generally pish, the one thing I do want to see is stated in article 21 of the report: UK legislation will state that the Scottish Parliament and Scottish… Continue reading Smith & the permanence of the Scottish Parliament

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Mabon – the Autumnal Equinox

balance Today is Mabon - the Autumnal Equinox. It is the 'official' start of autumn and the time when night and day are of equal length - in balance. I'm not planning to do anything particularly. It's been a busy, rather stressful month and I'm heading off to Berlin with Teo in a few days. Tonight I will… Continue reading Mabon – the Autumnal Equinox

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Scotland says NO – and vanishes in a puff of embarrassment… #Brigadoon

I feel gutted right now - empty. I thought there would be shame but it's just nothingness. I suspect the shame could still come later though - shame that my country was afraid to be a country. The whole world was watching and we shited it. At least I'm off work today but I'm particularly… Continue reading Scotland says NO – and vanishes in a puff of embarrassment… #Brigadoon