Category Archives: Too cool

Henry. Or Henri…?

Some young friends (who I like heaps, btw) had a baby a while back, named him Henry. Bought him a little something (as one does) but thought that – seeing that everyone deserves their own playlist – I could perhaps … Continue reading

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The nylon- haired tosser…..

  

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Finest Kind

I raided my stock of American (New England, actually) IPAs the other day and shared them with friends Maria and Ute. Who had never tasted anything like them, given that  German mainstream beers use EXACTLY the same ingredients and – … Continue reading

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Bloody hell……

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If Smartphones Were Designed Like Power Tools

As I’ve said time and again, I hate that talented smartphone designers produce beautiful glass rectangles that we have to bury inside bulky protective cases, obscuring the design details they slaved over. I’d much rather the protection was built in … Continue reading

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Juliette

Met a young mum in the check-out line at Hannafords in York. Got chatting and got introduced to 2 month old Juliette. “Oh” I said “Little Feat sang “Juliette” back in the 70s” “Really?” she said “Little Feet?” “With an … Continue reading

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Anna & Elizabeth: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Quite wonderful….

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