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Posts Tagged: Nostalgia

On Letting Go

My stint running the Toronto Perl Mongers is over. Jordan Tam and a couple of others have all the passwords and privileges needed to update the web site and moderate the mailing list. I am relieved to be stepping down,… Continue Reading →

School Days

I was digging around through a box of old paper the other day, and came across my timetable from boarding school from 1976. I’m not sure what, if any, the difference between “French” and “Frog” was. I do remember taking… Continue Reading →

More Musical Nostalgia

Last night I went to the Mod Club in Toronto to see a date on the Two of a Perfect Trio tour. Loud, but not too loud, and with Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, and Adrian Belew the “Crim-centric” encore was… Continue Reading →

I ♡ Lucy

Once again the Financial Times has come through for me. I have just finished listening to the backlog of Lucy Kellaway‘s podcasts, and I’m left in a state of eager anticipation. I like the podcasts because they have a distinctive… Continue Reading →

Listening to Wireless Radio

Long ago I used to listen to the radio on a big old “portable” whose dial included “Hilversum”, “Light Programme“, and other station identifiers from the late 1950’s or early 1960’s. My grandparents called it wireless (although several investigations into… Continue Reading →