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If I’m not a philosopher, what am I instead?

I’ve already worked out what I’m not. With that in mind, what should I do, and how can I think, and what values can I have, so as to make my life meaningful? I’ve always had the lucky knack of … Continue reading

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There is a light that’s never stubbed out

It’s with a heavy heart that I announce the end of the band I’ll always know as Step On Stubby. We didn’t even look for gigs, let alone get any. That alone was probably an early warning that we were … Continue reading

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Tape me; tape me, my friend

Step On Stubby (or Booster Jab Ordeal, or whatever we eventually decide on) had its first recording session today, and it went surprisingly well. Immensely tiring, given that (as we were only recording single takes with all amps and vocals … Continue reading

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He’s gonna stub on you again

New Oxford hopefuls Step on Stubby, by which I mean kauket, drummer Jim and me, finally have enough songs to consider playing gigs. Admittedly three of them belong to other people, and the heart of one of the other three … Continue reading

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Putting the “hearse” into “rehearsal”

Our band’s first rehearsal lasted almost one song, this Thursday night. Shortly beforehand I had toured the little corner of our close, ringing doorbells, checking noise levels, assuring people they only had to come a-gently rapping, rapping at our garage … Continue reading

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You’re banned

A busy weekend also saw me finally retrieve my amplifier from the basement of the Oxford physics department, thanks to Matt and Jim the drummer. My drummer. Well, our drummer. Once again I’m in a band composed almost entirely of … Continue reading

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