Oh we do like to be beside the seaside. Oh we do like to be beside the sea. Especially on an Easter weekend, which is why Heather and I went to Hastings. I’d never been before, while it is a childhood haunt of Heather’s, so she was acting as guide as we had fun by the sea.
Why is it you can always find every type of cable but the one you want?
Wales is a bit of a strange place to just up and go to for a long weekend (I think the last time I was that side of the Severn was for a conference in Swansea) but the WAY AGM was held there this year. As it was a lot more attractive a proposition than the previous year’s Peterborough off I went to the capital Caerdydd.
This Sunday Newcastle United will play Spurs in a Premier League game. It comes off the back of five defeats (with only one goal to Newcastle’s name and barely looking like scoring more). It comes off the back of a poor season, on the back of a poor season. It comes with despondency and desperation. It comes on the back of heart and soul being slowly withered.
Sick, tired and disillusioned there have been calls to boycott the game; to protest outside instead. This is part of a call for the owner, Mike Ashley, to sell to someone who actually cares. It is a difficult thing to see making a difference and, in the end, also a difficult thing to support.
Not exactly a new thing but always worth listening to (Armstrong just coolly flying the Eagle away from the big rocks, and the unexpected Tranquillity Base) and part of the wondrous NASA Audio Collection just put up on archive.org.
And just because, Armstrong makes it out onto the Moon