Next month, we’re performing Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius in the Town Hall (where it was premiered in 1900), do come along!

citychoir.org.uk/2018/11/elgar

(Prompted by mentioning it to @Solobasssteve yesterday :) )

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Iridium flare: magnitude -8.1 at 19:14:38, altitude 54°, in direction 165° (SSE), from Iridium 97. Weather: Partly Cloudy.

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Cake Relocate (s2e23) starting shortly!
“Cake is tired of living in the fridge, so Sarah and Duck help him think of other ideas.”

Doing this split to go and see Janelle Monáe but having to get back early enough to take the toddler to nursery... split.traintimes.org.uk/BHM/MA

Garbage and Grandmaster Flash both in Birmingham tonight.

Have got so far behind in Proms listening, missed out on Proms 29–32. This is why I gave up on podcasts; at least here I don’t have the unrelenting weight of non-expiring episodes to make me feel bad.

@Solobasssteve Good to see you at the weekend; youtube.com/watch?v=_FHF11A6E4 was the Unthanks at the Folk Prom I mentioned!

“"Schedule modification of subscription for period end" has been on our radar.” wrote Stripe. In 2014.

Notice Google Maps not working on old website I help maintain → discover Google now mandating keys again → mapsplatformtransition.withgoo broken with JS error and cloud console a mess confused with my work Google account → switch over to Leaflet/OSM instead.

Upgrading to Mastodon 2.5 involved rebasing my branch on top of the new tag and running ansible. I 💜 ansible.

School starts back this week, but nursery not until next week. So today so far has been reading, Frozen soundtrack, all the washing up, going to the park, picking up train tickets to Edinburgh, and the Co-op. Now asnoozing.

You’d have thought after 14 years I didn’t have to deal with new cases of date parsing for traintimes.org.uk/.

@russss Thanks for polybot, I’ve moved one over, let’s see if it works in the morning :)

bbc.co.uk/events/ewrz3d/play/a – Mozart’s Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore sung by the orchestra.

I thought the advantage of modern JS frameworks was that you didn’t have to duplicate everything, but I see if I wanted to do this I still have to do it both in the JavaScript and totally differently in the Rails...

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