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Unreel #13

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Broadcast date: 23 November 2020. Listen again. Spotify playlist. Gather up, by Matt Berry The hardest button to button, by The White Stripes My own version of you, by Bob Dylan Free darling, by Joni Mitchell Club cougar, by Nadine Shah The message, by Alton Ellis Kingdom of ends, by Róisín Murphy The esel, by […]

Unreel #12

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Broadcast date: 16 November 2020 Listen again. Spotify playlist. Ghosts of American astronauts, by The Mekons Shekina, by Perry Farrell and Groove Armada Gum, by Hannah’s Little Sister Olympik, by EOB YEK 166-3, by Mohammad Reza Mortazavi and Burnt Friedman You tear the world in two, by Pale Saints Is this techno or is this […]

Week 1 in my new office

Published in work.

After months of working in a cramped spare room, I decided the time had come to rent a workspace of my own. This week was my first week there, and I’m really pleased with the decision. I’ve rented a business unit on an industrial estate. It’s far too big for one person, but the space […]

Unreel #11

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Broadcast date: 9 November 2020 Listen again. Spotify playlist. S T A R, by Underworld I’m on fire, by Bruce Springsteen Faron Young, by Prefab Sprout All the lines, by The Stroppies No colour without light, by Manif Innadadance, by Faithless Beach sequence, by Passengers Don’t (just) vote, by Cass McCombs et al The devil’s […]

Exploring Ebble Valley

Published in places, walking.

As you head towards the southern end of Wiltshire, the hills and the landscape get more interesting. We went down that way for a walk along the Ebble Valley, one of the many valleys the radiate outwards from Salisbury. This one points towards Shaftesbury, to the west. We had a foggy start but that made […]

Exploring Ebble Valley

Unreel #10 – Untitled

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An Unreel special to celebrate 10 shows. Broadcast date: 2 November 2020 Play again. Spotify playlist. Untitled, by REM Untitled, by Interpol Untitled original 11386 take 1, by John Coltrane Untitled 1, by Keane Untitled, by Fin Untitled 3, by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Untitled 05, by Unknown Untitled instrumental, by Chuck Berry Untitled, […]

Unreel #9

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Broadcast date: 26 October 2020 Spotify playlist. Outdoor miner, by Wire Magic of Megan, by Dry Cleaning Sad cowboy, by Goat Girl Hold on, by Lou Reed Felicity, by The Wedding Present Simulation, by Róisín Murphy New track, by Francis Bebey Jelly fish, by Soul Dukes People I’ve been sad, by Christine and the Queens […]

Portrait in Bath

Published in photography.

Portrait in Bath

Burrington Combe on a wet Thursday

Published in places, walking.

Burrington Combe is an atmospheric cleft in the rocks in north Somerset, about an hour’s drive from my house. To most visitors it’s just a nice scenic bit of road, but to lo-fi geology nerds like me it’s a fabulous playground of fun. Today, it’s green and wooded and has a not-too-busy road down the […]

Burrington Combe on a wet Thursday

Unreel #8

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Broadcast date: 19 October 2020 Play again. Spotify playlist. My squelchy life, by Brian Eno The space between, by Roxy Music Jericho, by kd lang Times can change, by Paul Haig Shake your rump, by Beastie Boys Colour of water, by Rose Elinor Dougall Humans are seeds, by Cezna Baby it’s you, by London Grammar […]

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