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Consultation on Music Streaming

The UK Parliament Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee are asking for responses to a consultation on music streaming in order to inform future policy changes. This is extremely important for the UK music industry as a whole as the technological changes that have occurred over the past few decades have fundamentally altered the way […]

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Limitations in Nature

I was looking up at the moon this evening which is rapidly coming up to the First Quarter and it got me thinking about the notion of limits. The moon is a brilliant teacher of this because it grows larger and smaller but it never goes outside its own limits when it is at its […]

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Live Streaming During Our Time of Isolation

There seem to be quite a few people, some of whom I know, doing live streaming on-line just now as a means of reaching out while we are in this state of self-imposed (or in some places state-imposed) isolation. This got me thinking that I could myself do something along these lines, however after pondering […]

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Scottish Gaelic Duolingo

Like many other people I signed up for the Scottish Gaelic course on Duolingo when it was released. I’ve found it quite useful as a learner as it contains quite a lot of vocabulary which relates to everyday situations. I wouldn’t say that it teaches the best Gaelic especially when it comes to expressing the […]

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Movies and Christian Bale

Last night I went to check out the new movie with Christian Bale called “Le Mans ’66”. I’m not a big fan of car racing nor of Matt Damon I have to admit, but I usually go to Christian Bale films if I can as I think he is an extremely talented actor. The trailers […]

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Social Media

I went to a talk the other day on social media and the guy giving the talk, who was promoting his book, made quite a few negative comments about it, describing some of the dangers and the way in which it has evolved into something which its creators didn’t initially intend. In some ways I […]