Monthly Archives: September 2017

Ben and Courtney

Yay! Ben and Courtney come to visit. The Cambridge University Theatre Group perform at the university. It has actually been a very busy week with meetings of our Board of Governors. Background noise: https://www.oist.jp/news-center/news/2017/9/29/dr-cherry-murray-elected-new-chair-or-oist-board-governors What a great week! Thanks Courtney, … Continue reading

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Stabat Scaffie

So, I take up the story from last night. You will remember that I had to watch the Scaffie being slowly dragged to her doom as her anchors dragged in high seas. I, the pusillanimous, dared not jump into the … Continue reading

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Scaffie Agonistes

I was wrong to state in the last entry that the storm was over. It has redoubled its efforts and today is very windy and the sea is very angry. Luckily it is Saturday and I sit the live long … Continue reading

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Discipline

A big typhoon skirts Okinawa. All the fishing, diving boats are hauled out of the water to avoided being washed ashore. Work really gets in the way and I am unable to take the Scaffie to safety. She will have … Continue reading

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Brid O’Gorman

Of late, I have grown weary of Irish flute playing. The new recordings are played at insane speeds, they play in wierdo keys, they play in wierdo rhythms more akin to Brazil, Greece, Lapland than the bogs. ¬†They show off … Continue reading

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Desert Island Discs

So, I was driving back home listening to a podcast of Desert Island Discs. The idea of the program is like old people look back on their lives and represent their miserable existence in music. I realize I can do … Continue reading

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Low in the Water

It rained a lot when I was in Hawaii and this means that the faithful Scaffie fills up with water. This means that she is very low in the water and pulls harder on the anchor line ¬†risking a dragging … Continue reading

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