Kate’s watching Finnish detective drama on the ‘flix. B is playing games with his mates. I’m putting my headphones on so I can listen to some 808 State nice and loud

Early for a meeting in Whitehall, so sitting in the sunshine in Parliament Square. Busy here today. Lots of other people early for their meetings too.

I suppose now that Facebook has devices called "Portal", people will stop commissioning/building websites described as "portals" because they'll be scared of upsetting Facebook's lawyers, so that's maybe a nice thing.

despite being quite good at making backups (or so I thought), I've managed to lose or delete the work I'd done so far on a film. still have the original footage; shall have to start again.

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@Danhon @d @mathowie yup! Tap and hold on the person’s avatar on the main screen.

Guy Garvey celebrates 30 years since “Spirit of Eden” was released. I feel both very happy and very old and I’m going to be listening to it all week I think


The whole move-all-your-stuff to a new phone process is really pretty slick these days, isn’t it?

My lunch was scrambled eggs, a chunk of Wensleydale and a nectarine that was so perfectly ripe I had to eat another one immediately afterwards. How's your day?

Got my first bit of "Thinking about retirement?" junk mail through the letterbox this morning.

so take your hat off boy when you're talkin' to me / and be there when I feed the tree

reminder to self to always check whether the Slack reply I'm posting is in a public channel or a dm channel 😬

I know someone / who knows someone / who knows Alan McGee quite well

Saw a “Book now for Christmas!” sign today 😑

Drama at the bird feeder this morning: a sparrowhawk swooped in from nowhere, grabbed a blue tit in its claws, and disappeared over the hedge. The other blue tits and sparrows spent 5 minutes silently waiting in a nearby beech tree, to be sure the coast was clear. Then they all carried on feeding like nothing had happened.

To mid-Wales! A beautiful journey over the Brecon Beacons

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