Padded Landscape

a loop-based generative audio-visual experiment A while ago I decided to relax a bit more with my music production. The idea was to remove the pressure to finish and release tracks, and just noodle around and make loops. If I had fun jamming, I’d render the parts as a loop, archive it, and move on.…… Continue reading Padded Landscape

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Manhole Covers

Play Click play to listen to an evolving soundtrack as you scroll through the post. Anunaku – Teleported If you read this blog you might already know I like taking photos of tiles. This post is about another photographic hobby of mine – manhole covers. Here’s one from Amsterdam which (to my eyes) evokes a…… Continue reading Manhole Covers

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Computer & Nerd Boxes

First stop on our summer holiday was Sunnyvale. The first thing to do in silicon valley – the Computer History Museum. So much historical computer info and hardware all housed in Silicon Graphics’s old headquarters. After the CHM we visited ex-colleague Aidan at his new workplace – one of the many Apple campuses dotted around.…… Continue reading Computer & Nerd Boxes

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Memorable Moments from 2019 Automattic Grand Meetup

I’ve finally recovered from the Automattic Grand Meetup – took me a while this year, spent a few days in nomad-working in Cocoa Beach, and found myself sick for quite a few days. One reason it took so long to recover was because the meetup was totally amazing! The keynote speakers this year were consistently…… Continue reading Memorable Moments from 2019 Automattic Grand Meetup

Building a Dining Booth

A little while ago we had some work done on our house to make it better. We swapped the windowless, dank bathroom out to the large sun-filled laundry (with a vaulted/angled ceiling), extended the hallway to the back of the house, and added a toothbrush nook. Next to our kitchen there was a nice chunk…… Continue reading Building a Dining Booth

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Lisbon Tiles

Last year I went to Portugal for a meetup. What a fantastic place to visit – very walkable, lots of visual interest. The paste-up cartoon street art people above are by Kamlaurene. I love their anonymous, ambivalent eyes 😶

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Vogel Street Party

In 2014 the first Vogel Street Party happened in the warehouse precinct in Dunedin. The reason for the party was to celebrate the local community making things happen & the general rejuvenation of the area. It was incredible!  From 3pm to 10pm on Saturday the 18th of Oct 2014: the street was closed to trafficstreet…… Continue reading Vogel Street Party

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