Sunday Afternoon In The Park

Went to Hyde Park, sat in the shade, listened to Incantation really fucking loud.



It's pretty disgusting the way people on the coasts talk about midwesterners, particularly the southern regions. I'm in a very posh hotel restaurant, sitting outside by a massive pool. Someone next to me just mentioned Ohio and Kentucky-- his friend imitated playing a banjo and hummed Dueling Banjos. All the wealthy, beautiful people at his table broke out in laughter.


Wacky Ohio!

So an old guy in a wheelchair lives in a Cleveland suburb. Turns out he's a Nazi death camp guard. Instead of going to trial in Germany as an accessory to 29,000 deaths at Sobibor camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, he's been returned to his home. That trip to Germany might put strain on the poor old guy! So a Cincinnati Court of Appeals said he should hang out at home until they examined his case a little further. Come on, Ohio, what the fuck...



I found a file on my computer called 'Delirious'. When I opened it I read the following:

Let's celebrate the fast midget

They just get on their computer bikes and fly away


Oh yeah, and playing Saturday Night Live was amazing last night!


Remembering The Center

Amidst all the hustle and fantasy, I have decided to keep my center intact. There are various notions of employment and this is another one. A glinting, empowering job but ultimately we're in the same vessel as anyone.


More Meows

Yesterday was crazy, I feel so honored to be in their world. The evening, and today, were not hands-free (crazy) at all. But I'm hoping that things will change when I fall off the wagon tonight at Lit. I miss my quiet home but so excited about the adventure. As if a satellite fell out of the sky.


I Whistled Moon River

How often do you get a chance to meet Carole King AND The Specials? My first public appearance with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs tonight in London on the Jools Holland show. Everyone did such a great job and I was so proud to be part of the world they've made.


New Tasks Added To Blackberry

"See Aurora Borealis before death"
"Get fish and chips from J. Shakeys"


The UK Is My Home

I don't recall the last time I was in London, has it really been that long? I am almost too comfortable here. In 1987 I spent the summer in Ireland. A year later I lived in Grantham for six months. After Slint broke up I went to art college in Norwich for a year. Did so many UK and European tours with Palace Brothers, Tortoise, Stereolab, Royal Trux, Aerial M, Papa M, Bonny 'Prince' Billy, Zwan, Slint... I love my English friends and family but my heart is in Ireland and Scotland. Virgin Atlantic is great but overall another hellish journey ho ho ho.


I Eats More Chicken

Fell asleep for about 20 minutes at the airport listening to two kids fight over whether I was a boy or a girl. I guess my lips are so full and red and youthful that it looks like I'm wearing lipstick ho ho ho.

London Dungeon

Three hours sleep and I'm waiting at an airport again. Can't wait to get into my hotel bed in London, but that's about 20 hours from now.