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New Lyrics

Here are some lyrics about a true story that happened to me last week. The song is forthcoming, not on a record but as a free downloadable “single” for you to enjoy alongside a video which it ties in with! … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview

It’s my pleasure to release two enticing stills from an upcoming episode of the FaceOmeter video weblog! Here’s the first: What could be happening here? Is that Matthew “Double Deadly” Doran, ultra-lead guitarist of Poivrons, in the rear of the … Continue reading

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Mangum and so on

Back in March, I went to see Jeff Mangum play at the Union Chapel in North London. This was a big and slightly surreal moment for me, because Mangum’s music – he was the songwriter of the band Neutral Milk … Continue reading

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Past Nonsense; Forthcoming Nonsense

Tuesday was May morning, and drizzle notwithstanding I stood in the shadow of Oxford’s mightly Clarendon building and danced in the summer with Andy Letcher’s band of rogue misfits: Enough of the past – what of the future? Next week … Continue reading

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After Easter

A lengthy session deleting all the spam comments from this blog (there are certain shoe manufacturers who seem mega-keen to attract the attention of the FaceOmeter fanbase) has made me realise how ill-maintained the thing is. It’s partly that, as … Continue reading

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Continuing

Firsdt up a reminder about the upcoming gig in west London in a couple of weeks. Spring has sprung here in south east London, but it’s still been a bit of a depressing week – incompetant landlords and illness have … Continue reading

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On the departure of the Swindling Month

The Dapper Swindler and I call February ‘the Swindling Month’ – it’s probably coincidence, or confirmation bias, but seldom does a February slip past without something really bad happening to one or both of us. This, of course, against the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Shrove

Dear FaceOmeter Friends and Fans, As some of you will know, every year on Shrove we make a little video celebrating pancakes, friends, and fellowship. Last year, it was a dramatic time travel blockbuster. The two years before that were … Continue reading

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A Car, Remembered

Apologies to FaceOmeter fans for leaving this blog un-updated for so long – I’ve been preoccupied with other aspects of my life such as the Chronological Discworld Project, the day job, and (you’ll be pleased to hear) devising some new … Continue reading

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On SOPA

Whilst I think it’s just about possible that more people read Wikipedia than this blog, I did want to add my voice to the screaming about SOPA – not as an internet user, although I am naturally very concerned about … Continue reading

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