Ragged Clown

It's just a shadow you're seeing that he's chasing…


Monthly Archives: April 2010

Apr
27
2010

Sunshine of your Love

I’m not really sure why they call him Slowhand. My hands were much slower than his. I gave up trying to copy the last two measures of the solo and just made something up. Sunshine of your LovePerformance by The … Continue reading

Apr
10
2010

It Changed My Life – Book Three

I bought The Golden Treasury of English Verse and a harmonica as my only mementos of civilization when I set off to go backpacking around the world. I’m not entirely sure why though because I couldn’t play the harmonica and … Continue reading

Apr
10
2010

It Changed My Life – Book Two

I read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance three times. The first time I read it, I thought it was the best book ever and it got me reading Plato and interested in eastern religions and philosophy. I also … Continue reading

Apr
6
2010

Dustbin of History

My old reading list… I count five books that are old enough to be in the public domain (and hence free on iBooks). Off to the library with you! I bet this decade (decades start with xxx1 !) has the … Continue reading

Apr
6
2010

Free Books

The thing that sucks most about my new iPad is the big pile of unread books by my bedside that I’ll never read now because I have them as free iBooks.

Apr
4
2010

Too Young to Fear

New music, fashion, start-up companies – they come disproportionately from younger people. There is a theory – I first heard it from Paul Graham – that innovation comes from younger people because they haven’t yet learned what they are not … Continue reading