Prague's Franz Kafka International Named World's Most Alienating Airport

I enjoyed this … (other than the strangely stereotyped Teutonic check-in official). Prague’s Franz Kafka International Named World’s Most Alienating Airport | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source Technorati Tags: The Onion,Franz Kafka

Prague’s Franz Kafka International Named World’s Most Alienating Airport

I enjoyed this … (other than the strangely stereotyped Teutonic check-in official). Prague’s Franz Kafka International Named World’s Most Alienating Airport | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source Technorati Tags: The Onion,Franz Kafka

Online Privacy

“Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you got till it’s gone They paved paradise and put up a parkin’ lot.” Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell Jerry Fishenden posts a summary of a round-table meeting he attended at the House of Lords this week.  The Register also had a take on […]

Housekeeping

I’ve just spend some time doing a little housekeeping on my business site, andrewmunro.co.uk, mostly posting up some writing which has been outstanding for a few months. Technorati Tags: Andrew Munro

Precautionary Insanity

There comes a point when the plethora of bland warnings become meaningless.  Are nut allergy warnings on absolutely everything really useful to people who suffer from nut allergies? Two recent insanities I encountered… The cats having shredded the last scratching post and rediscovered the glorious sensation of de-piling rugs, I ventured out for a replacement.  […]

Tickled about Tokai

It’s a little while since I last visited the excellent Tokai Registry site but I was tickled to see that they now have a downloadable pdf of the article on Tokai guitars which I wrote for Guitar & Bass Magazine last July.  The editor, Marcus Leadley, kindly gave permission for the file to be reproduced […]

Sleeve Notes … and Album Art

This is not going to become a never-ending thread but I stumbled across this article on wired.com, “Design Artwork for a Shrinking Album Cover”.  Steven Heller makes the point that, as the available space for album cover art has shrunk from 153.1 square inches (12” vinyl album cover) through 22.6 square inches (CD case) to […]

Shoebox360 Update

  Just a brief update to my earlier post to say that shoebox360 is now officially live and signing up members. The team have also added some new functionality which helps with managing and sharing your shoeboxes of memories. Technorati Tags: shoebox360,photography,photo-sharing,cogent

Sleeve Notes

I was in my car the other day and just caught the tail-end of a BBC Radio 4 feature called, Sleeve Notes in which writer Laura Barton discusses her love of, and the history of album sleeve notes and explores their demise in the age of digital music. I only heard the last 5 minutes […]

Outcomes of the Economic Reset

“I went walking in the wasted city, Started thinking about entropy. Smelled the wind from the ruined river; Went home to watch T.V.” Warren Zevon (Run Straight Down) Zevon’s prescient lines (from 1989’s cyber-punk album, Transverse City) came to mind the other day as I was walking down the main street in Reading.  Of course, […]

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