Because I forget stuff. Part of

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This is the coolest yo-yo trick you will see today, or this year.

An Island Of Sound

After Inspiral Carpets/Happy Mondays and The Stone Roses it’s a continuation of the theme as a couple of weekends ago Jan and I vanish to the seaside for the Sound Island Festivall (in a park, not on an island), featuring The Farm, Inspiral Carpets (again!), Cast, Echo and the Bunnymen and James

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Ed’s Boundless Energy

Congratulations must go to Dr Perkins who somehow convinced a lovely woman to marry him. They did that a couple of weeks ago in Denmark (Ed having proved to the Danish authorities that he wasn’t already married!). This weekend saw the UK leg of the celebrations. That found Jan and I navigating trains and a bus to Sudbury then Long Melford, in Suffolk. From there we thankfully didn’t have to think to much as we were finally taxied to Hartest (it’s quite small)—at least our taxi didn’t get lost on the way.

Anyway, there was food and drink and some strange songs (part of the English/Danish cross over theme). Despite this being after the honeymoon the two were obviously still very happy and in love. Long may it continue!

The happy couple posing for a photo

Congratulations again!

Google Fail (Or Brighton Avenue Photos)

This post has been updated and reproduced on my new site.

And now for a tale of a bit of a failure at finding something online. I was half convinced I’d mentioned that searching the internet on this has failed me before, but if I did I don’t know where (In general it’s a sign one is struggling when the first hit for a search is your own page—and I wonder how long until this one joins it). Anyway, basic premise and frustration: It seems impossible to find photos of my old school (I should point out that by old school I also mean the old buildings, from before they built the “new” buildings and knocked the old down to form the current playing fields).

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So what is this, a gig review site? Well, there may be a bit of a review coming up, involving a Friday stood in a field, following quickly on from the rather delayed last one. There’s more than just a review though—as Jan and I undertook something more like a tour of the north-west’s two premier cities

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Inspired Happy - Thursday

Inspiral Carpets on stage

It seems I’m absolutely hopeless at blogging at the moment, but I’m going to try and get this up before I go and forget. A Thursday a, er, few weeks ago Jan and I went to see a gig with the Happy Mondays original line up (together again for the first time in umpteen years) supported by the Inspiral Carpets, at Newcastle Academy.

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This Crazy Fool

Dr Ian Scott
Croydon (and Gateshead), United Kingdom
Bullding Services Engineer (EngDesign), PhD in Physics (University of York), football fanatic (Newcastle United), open source enthusiast (mainly Mozilla)

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