UkeTube: Madeiran Music Special →
A selection of videos from the uke’s ancestral home.
BREAKING: Wisconsin Police Have Joined Protest... →
From inside the Wisconsin State Capitol, RAN ally Ryan Harvey reports: “Hundreds of cops have just marched into the Wisconsin state capitol building to protest the anti-Union bill, to massive applause. They now join up to 600 people who are inside.” Ryan reported on his Facebook page earlier today: “Police have just announced to the crowds inside the occupied State Capitol of Wisconsin: ‘We...
CHALLEN - Britain's leading piano featured by... →
This one has a picture of him!!!!!! Plus the following text: Ex pianist M.D. with Felix Mendelsohn’s Hawaiian Serenaders. At Raffles, Malaya’s leading hotel.
Tonight at Raffles Hotel - Frank Pickford & his... →
This is the only online reference I have ever found of my grandad. It won’t let me link directly to the picture. ETA Actually, I’ve just found a few more from The Singapore Free Press, yay!
lifeasamusical asked: Lou, if you want I'll make you a cigar box later this spring. You hVe to play it on stage though :)
Call Out for Female Coders
This was posted to the MySociety blog earlier today: As you might know, we’ve currently got an open-call for new developers, we’re hiring quite a bit in the next six months. Thus far our list of people interested in the job contains no women’s names at all – zip, zero, zilch – despite us having taken soundings on how to get a more diverse sample of applicants. I’m really, really not OK...
Corporations are people, and they own the news. Money is speech. We are fighting...– William Rivers Pitt, Truthout (via vruz)
Today is my dad’s birthday. He would have been 70. I miss him.
Picket Line Party - a free track every month from... →
“This is an event page for my new album, Picket Line Party. As you can imagine, the album is an extremely partisan take on lots of political things happening here in the UK. So if you want to kick off about all this musical hectoring I’m doing, feel free to use this page to do so! I’m releasing a track per month or so, and will message you when their done so you can get them...
The obscure adjustments the government is planning to the tax acts of 1988 and...– George Monbiot (via jhnbrssndn) (via deejiblog)