So I Made Yet Another Album! RPM Challenge 2016

December 22, 2016

So yes, I recorded and released an album for the RPM Challenge again this year, my third in a row. To recap, the RPM Challenge is to write and record an album of original material all within the month of February. (more…)


Will The Media Please Stop Ruining Words?

March 8, 2016

A couple of months ago on Twitter, the Media Guardian account tweeted “The X-Files reboot to be broadcast on Channel 5 in 2016″

Good news! But, it isn’t a reboot. It’s a new series. (more…)


So, I Recorded Another Album In A Month! RPM Challenge 2015

March 11, 2015

Last year I wrote about how I recorded my own album in a month for the RPM Challenge. I did the challenge this year too, so I thought I should write about my experiences again. (more…)


Samsung Smart TV, Not So Smart

April 20, 2014

Earlier today I switched on my Samsung Smart TV to use The Streaming Service Formerly Known As LoveFilm. Opening the Smart Hub I was presented with the ever-useful ERROR_MODEL_BIND error message. For the uninitiated, this means the Samsung Smart Hub servers are down and so Samsung Smart TVs throughout  the world go dumb. (more…)


So, I Recorded An Album In A Month – RPM Challenge 2014

March 31, 2014

The RPM Challenge is an annual challenge to record an album in the month of February which hundreds of people worldwide take part in. I’ve been meaning to take the challenge for the last couple of years, but have always found myself too late to start for one reason or another, so this year I was determined to do it. (more…)


Dear Apple, Please Let Me Give You My Money

February 28, 2011
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I was reading a very interesting article by Charlie Brooker on the Grauniad site which reminded me of the time that Apple wouldn’t let me give them money without installing their software. (more…)