At a training session at work today, I learnt that one of my core values is "stewardship". Probably explains why I love Jimmy Maher's game history blog so much - here he is reviewing some unusually highbrow 90s multimedia CD-ROMs filfre.net/2021/06/the-best-of

Absolutely fantastic piece of on the lost phenomena of cover discs, shareware and game demos, by Edwin Evans-Thirlwell eurogamer.net/articles/2021-02

Re-reading E Annie Proulx's *The Shipping News* this morning. Every time I read one of her books, I start thinking in her prose style, which is distinctive for clipped sentences and lists of objects.

Getting up to some pretty ill shit in LibreOffice Calc tonight. Never really investigated functions before

I have a tealight burning beside a fresh elderflower cutting here in my room, and it seems to be encouraging it to release its gentle, luscious, fruity smell

"That which we do not bring to consciousness appears in our lives as fate" - C. G. Jung

A final bunch of exercises. I've been composing one of these a day pretty solidly for six months, so gonna take a break. I want to try 3-voice writing, but I'm not sure if I should do that within the constraints of the 18th Century method I've been following so far...

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1/ Talking with bitcoiners about ecoloy, I realize most people have very poor understanding of the issues at work (the survival of humanity in the medium term) and are buying into the myths/greenwashing of the industry that wants to keep selling us its crap 👇👇👇

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I'm listening to some French late-Baroque music that I never knew existed, by composer-theorist Rameau, and it's... absolutely slamming. youtube.com/watch?v=EnC9bVczc0

I got the tooth-clenching talk from my dentist today. It's crazy when you think about it how unnatural our lifestyles are. He was saying he sees patient after patient with toothmarks on their tongue or cheeks, basically from stress and unreleased tension

I used this cool invasive species recording service to report a rhododendron growing where it shouldn't in County Wicklow! records.biodiversityireland.ie

Just got this! 1951 edition of Mircea Eliade's authoritative global survey of shamanic practice, first published 1910. Whoo boy!

Baby steps in learning C! I wrote a quiz game testing your knowledge of C or JS versions. You can built this by downloading the repo and running "make" in the directory, if you're on Linux github.com/KevinCHiggins/rever

More . Fourth species (whole notes offset by two beats) with the counterpoint above a dorian mode cantus firmus.

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