Because I forget stuff. Part of

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Posts which don't seem to fit into any other category get put here. Expect random musing.


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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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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Other Posts on General

  1. Pasty Tasting
  2. Awareness
  3. 365 Update and Oops and Done!
  4. Happy New Year and All That
  5. Photo Dump
  6. Monitored
  7. Telephones
  8. Yarmouth Is Great
  9. A Norfolk Trip
  10. 365 - Pushing Into The 200s
  11. Remember Winter
  12. Voight Kampff Him
  13. 15 More 365
  14. What Oranges Become
  15. 365 Data Dump
  16. A Brief Durham Outing
  17. Immovable Tripods
  18. York Then Newcastle
  19. What The Dickens
  20. Big Photo Update
  21. A Bank Holiday Wandering
  22. Damn You, Rochester!
  23. General Catch Up
  24. Project 365: A Week's Catchup
  25. Click, Crack Oops
  26. Project 365: 50 Up!
  27. Newcastle Then York
  28. Got (Some) Carter
  29. Transported Back In London
  30. Project365: Weeks 1 to 3
  31. Been To The Pictures
  32. Three Hundred and Sixty-Five. Take One
  33. Five Years Ago
  34. Oh My, It Speaks
  35. Rainbow
  36. Halloween
  37. (Went) Oop North
  38. A Norwich Trip
  39. Isn't The Opposite Of Extraction Insertion?
  40. Fair
  41. If You Go Down To The Woods
  42. All Change (We Can Hope)
  43. Never Feels Like Enough Time
  44. The Question
  45. More Election Wibbling
  46. Election General Thoughts
  47. Springing Into A New Entry
  48. Castle Of Gorman
  49. The Problem With Cinema
  50. Bedroom, Baking. Bored, Bolognese`
  51. Another Sunday, Another Bake
  52. Quickly - To Mars!
  53. Domestic God
  54. Penguins Shouldn't Be Kicked
  55. Info Dump
  56. Baking - Weeks 3 and 4
  57. Delayed Delivery
  58. Baking - Week 2
  59. As I Like It
  60. Three Times Here, Three Times This
  61. Mad March Message
  62. Stuck
  63. A New Post For The New Year
  64. Night Train
  65. The Sun Has Got It Is Hat On
  66. A Couple Of Icons
  67. Beat Of The Heart
  68. Welcome, Tourists
  69. I'm Sick Of Using Random In Title
  70. Just A Quick Note
  71. Hope This Ends Up Making Sense
  72. There's No Internet In 1913
  73. Not The Post It Was Going To Be
  74. Is That What's Missing
  75. Where's The Fat Controller
  76. Voice Over Man
  77. Time Of The Month
  78. Potty?
  79. Why Not...And More
  80. Imaginary Staircases
  81. Windmills On The Mind
  82. Still No Robin Hood
  83. These Bloody Dragons
  84. A General Update Post Thingy
  85. Buffalo, Buffalo, Buffalo (Tom)
  86. Work, Work, Work
  87. Can Anyone Identify This?
  88. One Of Those I Ain't Dead Posts
  89. So I'm Probably As Guilty But What The Hell
  90. I Have A PhD You Know
  91. An Edifice
  92. Red Light (Please)
  93. Feline Secrets
  94. Arrrr Missed It
  95. Ssschhhmap
  96. Have I Failed To Notice Anything Important?
  97. Some Follow Up, Some New Stuff
  98. Come Back Murray!
  99. Mancolgia
  100. More BBC Tele Stuff
  101. BBC Needs Two Archives
  102. Alan Johnson, Man Of Many Talents
  103. Will The BBC Acknowledge Linux?
  104. Logo(error)ed
  105. Stop Press: A Vaguely Science Post!
  106. Meow LOL PURR
  107. Been To Nottingham To See, Er, Ed
  108. Been To London To See The Queen
  109. Praise The Sorter
  110. Seen This Before
  111. My Hugo 2007 (Short Formats) Winners
  112. James In Newcastle: A Review
  113. James Gig Tonight
  114. You'd Think A Library Would Have A Web 101 Book
  115. What's 24 Hours, Here Or There?
  116. Encrypted Post 2007-04-08
  117. This Is George
  118. On The Black Squares Move I
  119. Tick Tock, Tick Fucking Tock
  120. Where Was Ski Sunday
  121. Sugar Up
  122. £235
  123. Bachelor Of The Ridiculous
  124. There Is No Secret
  125. Smoking Is A Stupid Way To Take Drugs
  126. Campbell Shrew
  127. The Seaside
  128. Eaten By Dragons
  129. Into A Virgin Sky
  130. It's Uncle Tony Again
  131. The Prime Minister Just Spammed Me
  132. More Flickr Favourites And Me
  133. You Know You've Been Using A Keyboard Too Much When...
  134. Photo Map
  135. Photos
  136. How To Do Good Public Relations
  137. Four Letter Words
  138. Brighton Avenue!
  139. Into The Dark
  140. Info (On)Line
  141. Cat Vision
  142. Fighting Back
  143. Bah
  144. It Must Be Christmas
  145. Time For Torchwood
  146. They'll Investigate Any Old...
  147. Invisible Shoes? I Wish They Were
  148. The Best Gadget Of All Time
  149. They Keep Killing Torchwood
  150. Seen This Before
  151. The Classics?
  152. SciFiCide
  153. Flickering Fairy Torches
  154. Energy Barrier (Or I Just Want To Read About The Moon)
  155. CyberTorch
  156. Ghosts In The Machine?
  157. Train (On)Line
  158. A Six Word Story You Say?
  159. TorchGood
  160. A Collection of Unrelated Things I Thought To Post Today
  161. Hic-UP
  162. Why The Trains Are Always Late
  163. Almost Peeing Myself :-)
  164. Encrypted Post 2006-09-04
  165. The Farn
  166. The Sun Is 100 Degrees...
  167. Told You So
  168. Literary Ghosts
  169. Some of Us Still Cry Out
  170. At Least They Worked Out Somethings Wrong
  171. It Wasn't Me!
  172. Stream TV Pay TV
  173. Cup Of Tea
  174. This Entry Is A Bit Like A Car
  175. Off The Rails
  176. PowerGen Are Incompetent
  177. More LloydsTSB
  178. LloydsTSB Online Banking
  179. Free Rolling
  180. Talk to Each Other, Maybe?
  181. Flickr Favourites And Me
  182. Mother, Is That You?
  183. A Map for the Future
  184. In Space No One Can Hear Bugs Bunny
  185. Everythings Fine
  186. PC Licence
  187. Slight Album Upgrades
  188. Saddened
  189. Give 'S A Hug
  190. Light Bulbs Needed Be Taxing
  191. See That Band Waggon
  192. Ghaa
  193. See/Don't See
  194. Photographs of Ghosts
  195. May Contain Nuts
  196. Treacle Moon, Bum De Bum De Bum
  197. Mince Pies!
  198. More Broken Telewest
  199. I've Got Feedback For You
  200. It's LEGO Not Legos
  201. Telewest TV Email Broken Interface
  202. Blue over Pink
  203. Achoo
  204. Zap!
  205. Not So Terror-able MPs
  206. Photographs
  207. Bang, Fizzle, Woo
  208. Paris Is Burning
  209. Billboard Dreams
  210. A Small Entry
  211. Rubbish
  212. Mmmm Chocolate
  213. I'm Not Interested: Live With It
  214. One of the Good Ones
  215. Illness
  216. That Might Make Me Old
  217. Chocolate
  218. We Don't Do Terror
  219. Olympics
  220. A Quick Update
  221. Loft Clearance
  222. Bit Busy
  223. What is Ticky-Tacky Anyway?
  224. Identify Your Objection
  225. 21 Years Late
  226. Stormy Reception
  227. Paper Butterflies
  228. Rumble Grumble
  229. Please Hold (On To Sanity)
  230. I Want to Abstain
  231. Verbal Spam
  232. Punctured
  233. Around the World
  234. I'd Watch That
  235. Trust Me
  236. Pancakes
  237. Terrifying
  238. Urrrh
  239. Dreaming
  240. Mousing
  241. Black Coffee
  242. OUCH
  243. Street Heritage
  244. Things I've Noticed
  245. Hello
  246. Merry Christmas
  247. Later
  248. Evolve
  249. Good Riddance
  250. You Know When...
  251. Unacceptable
  252. There Be Dragons
  253. Funny Science
  254. Fireworks
  255. Election
  256. Bloody Cyclists
  257. Make a Wish
  258. Serial No. 1984
  259. Rich Puddy
  260. Arrrr
  261. Haunting Technology
  262. Attacked by Furniture
  263. Timely Irony
  264. Ok, That'll Do
  265. Wet
  266. HOT
  267. Pass the Jelly Babies After All
  268. Bushed
  269. Movie Arachnoids
  270. A Momentous Day
  271. Graveyard of the Wasp
  272. Hic-Up Cure
  273. No ExtermiNation
  274. Ouch. Note to Self
  275. Buzz, Spark, Smoke
  276. Lost Under The Paper
  277. Towel Day
  278. Busy, Busy, Busy
  279. <15? Look away now
  280. Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics*
  281. (Not Quite) Exterminate
  282. Fish and Chips
  283. Segway, Transport...and Football


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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