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Currently Crushing On...

Here are a few things that have gotten my attention lately….

Just like “Grommet” early access to new and exciting innovations…It will even tell you release dates and how many backers the project has! 212 more words


Check out this Poetic Lo-Fi Synth Folk from UK Rising Star Billionaire

UK lo-fi artist Billionaire will be releasing his debut EP Fine Minds this Friday 22nd May.

We had a listen to the new EP: 188 more words

Raw Ramp Music Mag

A -Z Challenge Z is for Zed

ZED is a name I saw in the village of Lochinver in Assynt. It was on the sign-board of a thrift or second hand shop. It was the sort of shop where you can buy odd plates, granny’s glass jam dish, holiday reading and it was… 189 more words

The Blog

Of twitter antics, diversions & sounds remarkably close to silence from a "jewel in the crown"

I’ve never been enamoured of twitter as a particularly useful forum for dialogue. And the person whose tweets were among the first to convince me of this was the oh-so-honourable representative of the UK Met Office (aka a “ 930 more words


Calling out bad science (UK jewel in the crown edition)

UPDATE 02-Apr-2015: Please note my comment below in which I provide documentation and links to some recent evidence of Betts’ choice of posting patterns. Of equal interest, IMHO, is dennisambler’s… 452 more words


The Great Famine of 1876, India

The following is adapted from The Modern British Empire — a brief introduction for students to the dynamic of empire.  The scope of the book is not limited to the British Empire; an overview of colonialism is also provided. 715 more words


A Ceilidh and a Castle, January 2015

Two of my friends recently moved to the UK from New Zealand, and when I was invited to a ceilidh (a traditional Scottish dance / party) at… 444 more words

UK Adventures