Archive for August, 2017

Every single bad thing in the world is the direct fault of outsourcing*

Posted by John Newton on August 30th, 2017

(*and I attempt to prove it using a logical fallacy and with reference to the Darwin Awards)   “Outsourced bin collections leading to rise in upheld complaints” This was the headline in a recent article on, which is the web presence of the Municipal Journal, one of the two industry rags normally found in
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Regret #9

Posted by John Newton on August 4th, 2017

Steven Wilson should in my view be much better known than he is.  He has been putting out music under his own name, his former group Porcupine Tree and other projects for over 25 years.  Lazy people would describe his music as progressive rock, but his back catalogue covers everything from math rock, to pop,
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