Political Come-Downs and a News Detox

27 October 2022 Rob Watson 0

After the intensity of British politics over the last couple of weeks, today has felt like a massive come-down. I’ve been glued to Twitter, my news channels and Sky News for the last couple of weeks, as the chaos of the premiership of Liz Truss fell apart. I’ve heard other people say that they have […]

Mundane Blogging – Back to the Matrix

26 October 2022 Rob Watson 0

Do you remember when blogging first took off, and the internet was full of the most mundane and basic stories about peoples everyday lives? I suppose this was well before Sex and the City, or You’ve Got Mail! People would write about what they did when they met friends for a coffee, or went grocery […]

Chilli-Rush in Nottingham

25 October 2022 Rob Watson 0

I went over to Nottingham today to have some documents checked. It’s always good to waste time in Nottingham, largely because it isn’t Leicester, and the city centre is more navigable, with a wider range of small shops. As a treat, I had a late lunch at Zapp, the Thai Cafe. I ordered Guay Tiew, […]

Autumn is Moving Quickly

24 October 2022 Rob Watson 0

I went for a stroll today after being stuck in the house because of the rain at the weekend. Walking up Westcoates Drive, the ground was covered in a blanket of fallen leaves. It looks like autumn, but it doesn’t feel autumnal yet. The weather has been unseasonably warm, with moist winds blowing across the […]

Upgrades and Downsizing

23 October 2022 Rob Watson 0

I’ve spent most of the weekend sorting out some of the websites I host. I’ve got lost in a fog of DNS settings, droplets and backups. It’s a good job that the weather has been rubbish this weekend, as I didn’t have the urge to wander about anywhere. It was either fixing websites or getting […]

Moonage Daydream – Bowie’s Collective Individuation

8 October 2022 Rob Watson 0

On Friday, I went to the cinema to see Moonage Daydream, the film by Brett Morgen about the creative life of David Bowie. Rather than being a traditional documentary, the film bills itself as a ‘cinematic experience’, and was itself a creative interpretation of Bowie’s art, music and collated media. The film is stunning in […]

Distraction Therapy 076 – Bikram Yoga and Symbolic Resonance

3 October 2022 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreRyan and I met up on Saturday morning for our regular coffee and chat. Ryan came hot-footed from a bikram yoga session, and was super energised. We chatted about the after-effects of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, and […]