Daily Digest for May 31st

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lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 19 songs.
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Digital music spending greater than sales of CDs and records for first time http://t.co/T4GmLKG9 via @guardian Streaming+MP3 > LP+CD [ldnhal]

antikmodern: Ivor Berresford house, Bromley

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For rent - £520/week.
antikmodern: Ivor Berresford house, Bromley

Daily Digest for May 30th

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Snuck becoming widely used among UK teens. So sneak -> snuck, next leak -> luck? [ldnhal]
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BBC - BBC Music Blog: Punk Britannia on BBC Four and 6 Music http://t.co/6HRyLkYG [ldnhal]
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"Vivien Goldman has the best job title in the world - Professor of Punk and Reggae at New York University" and she’s here as @PunkProfessor [ldnhal]
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Punk professor is a cool title, but "Director of The Cult Film Archive" (Brunel University) is not a bad one either. [ldnhal]
lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 5 songs.
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Fuck irony, embrace clarity. [ldnhal]
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http://t.co/LmNznEfo response to/better headline than "I have had enough of irony" (S Moore/Guardian) [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 29th

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Jon Hamm (aka Don Draper) will be at the Apple store at Regent St, London on Friday 1 Jun 19:00 ("Meet the filmmakers") http://t.co/n4Vfarue [ldnhal]
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♫ Fact Magazine’s Best Funk 7"s http://t.co/YGB86NS6 #Spotify [ldnhal]
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RT @Reuters: Radical cleric Abu Qatada loses British bail request http://t.co/l7kitz4R [ldnhal]
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"There’s a sense of time running out and I like that dramatically," Warner says (on 70s train driver unions), which is a reminder to watch [ldnhal]
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the BBC Two series on "The London Markets" http://t.co/xKecybAe. This week it’s the meat market in Smithfield. [ldnhal]
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That’s the story they’re told;it happens to one, not to the ninety-nine. That’s why all their faces over thirty are discontented and unhappy [ldnhal]
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http://t.co/itzbzo9o that is F Scott Fitzgerald in a story from 1929 spotted in "The Gatsby Curve" by Sarah Churchwell in The Guardian. [ldnhal]
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lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 13 songs.

Daily Digest for May 28th

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Tromsø, Norway right now. There’s a football match going on and yes that is SNOW. Long way from London in so many ways http://t.co/rmkvwqGy [ldnhal]
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AA Gill on "Inside Billingsgate": ‘It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a single documentary with such a decent, measured and careful [ldnhal]
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understanding of its story, and of its own role in telling it’. Yup - it was that good, even with limp specimen of pollock. [ldnhal]
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http://t.co/md8W8W1U German solar power plants produced world record 22 GW·h, equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity at midday [ldnhal]
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Link from Reuters. Germany just gets on with alternatives; whereas Britain goes NIMBY, it’s unsightly, it wont work, it’s not enough etc. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 27th

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Mount Everest is a tourist trap, a death trap and the ultimate ego trip: "200-plus people raced to reach … summit" http://t.co/WoSpmcp3 [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 25th

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I don’t where the fishmonger on BBC2 got his pollock from, but that was a sad specimen. The average pollock is normally fitter than a cod. [ldnhal]
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Picked up my @cory_arcangel print today. My first proper print added to my tiny collection of art. [ldnhal]
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I might be mistaken but Sony’s orange Walkman over the ear headphoned leaked a lot less noise than Apple’s shitty earbuds. [ldnhal]
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10CC OK pop though, but here comes the polo sweater brigade. Not exactly Defunkt #totp77 [ldnhal]
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I can’t see which of these girls are doing the singing? #totp77 [ldnhal]
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Eurovision has nothing on #totp77 [ldnhal]
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Dr Feelgood delivers his verdict: this #totp77 needs an energy boost. [ldnhal]
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"Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick". Susan Sontag. [ldnhal]
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Quote stolen from Not Our Class #1. [ldnhal]
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This punk Punk Brittania stuff could be good. I can tell, ‘cause apart from the normal talking heads brigade it has Nick Lowe on it. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 24th

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I love London when the heat is on. [ldnhal]
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Tall to be noticed a new trend? Not sure what the word is for people standing outside bars trying to get punters in, but [ldnhal]
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two reel-em-inners on STILTS spotted on walk to Green Park. Girl in hot pants in Soho, bloke in top hat along Regent Street. [ldnhal]
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Best art reflecting sticky heat? The movie "Body Heat" and @RealAliceCooper ‘s lazy "It’s Hot Tonight" ("Heatwave" is just too energetic). [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 23rd

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Beautiful Unfold lock screen tweak now available and it’s free http://t.co/VY8IuG5g via @iDownloadBlog Neat and just installed. [ldnhal]
twitter (feed #8)
Doing a bit of preparation for the Olympics by experiencing overcrowded tube platforms and delayed @Southern_Trains [pokerhal]
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Doing a bit of preparation for the Olympics by experiencing overcrowded tube platforms and delayed @Southern_Trains [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 22nd

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Big Bang&Olufsen [ldnhal]
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Eugene Polley, co-creator of the wireless TV remote, passes away aged 96 http://t.co/aeJewnH3 via @engadget Switch in peace. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 21st

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lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 8 songs.
twitter (feed #7)
If you can afford a MacBook&iPhone 4s, then surely you can afford better earbuds than the crappy leaking shit white ones Apple are shipping? [ldnhal]
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I want iScissors and a licence to cut the cables on all white earbuds observed on my commute. Earphones should be seen and not heard. Hate. [ldnhal]
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First ever Banh Mi. Very nice it is. [ldnhal]
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The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To http://t.co/uGqfNHQ1 via @businessinsider [ldnhal]
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That tar sands link via @jkottke [ldnhal]
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Fuck yeah @RealAliceCooper , The Faces and Thin Lizzy on BBC2’s Sound of the 70s. News will have to wait. http://t.co/hcH7e2X5 [ldnhal]
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Are friends eclectic? [ldnhal]
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Obama drama. [ldnhal]
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Bad Company. If all bands had such an honest name. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 20th

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First time I ever laughed to "Hotel California", but Pan’s People on TOTP 1977 made me. http://t.co/4LNoaDuv [ldnhal]
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Heavens this is shockingly bad, now Leo Sayer. [ldnhal]
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Skipped the Champion’s League final. Guess someone had to win it. [ldnhal]
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and instead settled down on the settee for a long serious session with "Biutiful". Bardem in top form, but at least 30m too long. [ldnhal]
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Finished w Peter Sellers in "The Party" creating two future trends: foam parties and skinny suits. Didn’t hang together, but bitwise fun. [ldnhal]
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Privacy: Twitter Is Tracking You On The Web; Here’s What You Can Do To Stop It - @Lifehacker http://t.co/C4K09HXi [ldnhal]
lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 5 songs.

Daily Digest for May 19th

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Leisure Process - 50% of their output http://t.co/6hAvBdzt [ldnhal]
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Leisure Process - Cashflow: http://t.co/srbD4ATp @youtube produced by Martin Rushent, strong scent of Iggy on this one. [ldnhal]
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Leisure Process - A Way You’ll Never Be 1982: http://t.co/mIHQSFuI Proper video @youtube (wi Mark King on bass if that’s your kind of thing) [ldnhal]
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RT @DuruttiColumn: Me and my bro chilling with our wonderful uncle - Vini Reilly, The Durutti Column. #thedurutticolumn http://t.co/mof1jKas [ldnhal]
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"Northern Dream" - Bill Nelson’s 1971 debut and one of the UK’s very first independent records (published on Bill’s … http://t.co/fUFqeKZe [ldnhal]
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I’ve got a re-issue of "Northern Dreams", bought from his fan club (fan club memberships: Cramps, Bill Nelson, John Foxx, Durutti Column). [ldnhal]
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"Northern Dream" sounds better tonight than I remember it as. [ldnhal]
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Johnny Winter - "Fast Life Rider", my favourite Johnny Winter track (forget all those straight Winter tracks you eve… http://t.co/yJywUBzl [ldnhal]
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Johnny Winter - Fast Life Rider - Live: http://t.co/xc4F3Nfk via @youtube Gladsaxe Teen Club, Denmark 1970, Carlsbergs and woollen sweaters. [ldnhal]
lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 22 songs.
twitter (feed #7)
Managed to find a source for the link to the field hollering in Johnny Winter’s "Fast Life Rider" again - http://t.co/59p96gQU [ldnhal]
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not source is that is the piece I read years ago (thought that was on some music forum, not dissensus though), but never bookmarked it. [ldnhal]

Johnny Winter’s “Fast Life Rider” features field hollering

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Thought I’d never find this piece on the link to the field hollers again, but here it is Soundcarrier has an interview with Tommy Shannon [Adobe .swf] who played bass on “Fast Life Rider” (and would later join Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Double Trouble):

Johnny Winter – Fast Life Rider – Live – YouTube

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Gladsaxe Teen Club in Denmark 1970
Johnny Winter - Fast Life Rider - Live - YouTube

Leisure Process – A Way You’ll Never Be 1982 – YouTube

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Leisure Process - A Way You’ll Never Be 1982 - YouTube

Daily Digest for May 18th

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RT @i0n1c: So Elcomsoft wrote a tool that can pull iCloud backups and people are shocked?Seriously what do you expect if you store backu … [ldnhal]
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Not much cards lately, but @foxpokerclub doing PLO and PLO8 £45 tournies on alternate Saturdays with a £1000 guarantee from now on. [pokerhal]
lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 4 songs.

Daily Digest for May 17th

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Marilyn at Getty Images today. And next week a visit to the refurbished Photographers Gallery. Looking swell already from the outside. [ldnhal]
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Norway’s national day today: Hipp Hipp Hurra! I’ll celebrate with a G&T. [ldnhal]
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Watching "The Great Euro Crash with Robert Peston". In HD. [ldnhal]
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"Most of the countries fiddled [on debt ratios] … but Greece in a HEROIC way". [ldnhal]
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Strong accent on French economist on BBC News: "the European bonking system is under threat". In deed. [ldnhal]
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I will never be on F**kbook. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 16th

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I’ve got the other Cafe Jacques LP (the one John Peel didn’t have in his collection by the looks of it). http://t.co/ISYGnZEv [ldnhal]
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not as elegant as the real thing, but good try from Rod Argent http://t.co/oZlXmkuA [ldnhal]
lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 2 songs.
twitter (feed #7)
"Polaroid" - Leyland Kirby #nowplaying http://t.co/ZuzkWSkK [ldnhal]
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Why have you crippled "Share" button @spotify? I might be blind, but I can’t find a way to automatically add track name/artist to Twitter? [ldnhal]
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RT @ianvisits: London’s blue sky with isolated fluffy clouds this morning is looking very much like the Super Mario Bros background. [ldnhal]
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Lomographic phallic series. Cranes through bus 38 window. http://t.co/IIKRStR3 [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 15th

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Good marks for whoever designed the new layout of the gents at Gatwick. Small open-ended cubicles each containing a urinal, basin and dryer. [ldnhal]
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Back in Blighty, as rainy as it was last week. [ldnhal]
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Complain on Twitter for an instant response http://t.co/SEEpY0su via @guardian Worked for me with Talk Talk. [ldnhal]
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Gary Glitter set for bumper payday after BBC airs ‘Top Of The Pops’ repeat | News @NMEmagazine does a Daily Mail. And "bumper"? I doubt it [ldnhal]
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Now the proud owner of clim.ax domain name. Not sure what to do with it though (but no intention of using it for pr0n). [ldnhal]
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RT @kenanmalik: ‘Fuck postmodernism! Give me modernism. Modernism says the world has to be changed & this is what it should look lik … [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 12th

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Modernism stands strong in Norway. Called "funkis" locally, though. Collage from property pages of the local pink ‘un http://t.co/SO9XcHbT [ldnhal]
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Reading Norwegian Sat papers. Aftenposten had noiseman @lassemarhaug yesterday and @majaratkje today. Small country. http://t.co/Iu7Gpl0y [ldnhal]
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RT @musikFabrik: (Norwegian) RT @majaratkje setter skapet på plass. Spes. om kulturstøtte fra "oljestat" vs Statoil. Bra! http://t.co/9 … [ldnhal]
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And on the tar sand projects in Canada by Statoil I’ve been very clear in the past. There is no need for Statoil to be involved. [ldnhal]
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http://t.co/7XFz0osW “The Floor Scrapers”, 1875 by Gustave Caillebotte. Think I saw this on the series. 1875 and it’s different and modern. [ldnhal]
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series on Impressionists that should read. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 11th

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It’s 10 - ten - pounds for a pint at Aker Brygge in Oslo, Norway. Even worse than I feared. Cheapest is four quid. http://t.co/oEdMBf0v [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 10th

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LGW, waiting for a flight. Twitter and newspapers to entertain me, not tempted by the shops. [ldnhal]
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Platform 6 at London Bridge the busiest in Europe according to the Evening Standard, but no numbers given. [ldnhal]
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Free wifi on the Norwegian flight to Oslo. Slow, but just about usable: minutes to load BBC mobile news site. [ldnhal]
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RT @anjeanettec: Museums are 50% learning and 50% sounding like an asshole when you recognize something. [ldnhal]
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Cruising just above the floor of solid cloud. Sun setting. Bet Rothko got inspired while on a flight. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for May 8th

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Telly night. Four hours with new (well 2010) Danish series "Those Who Kill" http://t.co/ODUWAdXD . Familiar faces in both episodes. [ldnhal]
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Once I considered moving to Copenhagen, but after watching The Killing, The Bridge and now "Those Who Kill" I feel that I’m safe in London [ldnhal]
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Judging by "Those Who Kill" purple must’ve been big in Copenhagen in 2010. Even an excuse for designer furniture: killer kills posh people [ldnhal]
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RT @Reuters: New @ReutersOpinion from Chrystia Freeland (@CAFreeland): The 1% Recovery http://t.co/gBgBMTBA [ldnhal]
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"top incomes grew 11.6 percent in 2010, while the incomes of the 99 percent increased only 0.2 percent" [ldnhal]
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England: one of the few places (only?) in Western Europe where parents still keep their kids on a leash and smack (hit) them. Shameful. [ldnhal]
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#NowPlaying A.R.E. Weapons – A.R.E. Weapons on #Spotify
http://t.co/3JQrDJfe [ldnhal]
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Fuckety fuck. At least one of my WordPress sites have been hacked. Now for the cleanup. [ldnhal]
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RT @fullo: my @dreamhost account was hacked, 20 wordpress website infected and a lot of malaware on other php files. Thanks @dreamhostcare [ldnhal]
lastfm (feed #9)
Listened to 21 songs.
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ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/8weak5 @MegaphonicThrft Megaphonic Thrift setlist from gig in London tonight. Pleaseant, lovely noisy night.
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ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/8x2eep Nice day. Super pizza from Maletti, nice pints of Aspalls White Horse and grandmas (Sami) people on front of Monocle
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Shared 2 photos.
ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/8zxh4t Are you ard nuff to sport an Art Noveau haircut? Try parting it the Aubrey Beardsley way (as spotted in @radiotimes) ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/8zxu6k "Tate has long been recognised as an innovater in digital media" Oh come off it @Tate! By whom? What did you innovate?
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ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/90dt7x Soho at its balmy best: mini pub tour (French House and Crown&Two Chairmen) and first visit to basement Evaristo club.
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ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/9b0ecv Evening started at @BBCClick Live (radio), finishing off in Mayfair with a champ pie at The Windmill and a few pints
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ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/9ccc6a Shocking headline in The Guardian today, Labour to become the new Groupon? This is not grassroots, its capitalism
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ldnhal: http://twitpic.com/9ctv5i Its safe to say that "the bump" is a common tool used by UK (real "Modern Spies") and US spies (fictional "Homeland")