Category Archives for Changed my life

Some thoughts and advice on a life of sobriety!

It’s that time of year again! Resolutions, hopeful goals, idealistic mantras…call it what you want. One of the most common statements made some time between Christmas and New Year is “I’m going to ease up on/quit alcohol for (add time … Continue reading

05. January 2016 by Michael Partridge
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STOLEN: Fender Jaguar Baritone, Squire Jazz Bass and Squire Bronco.

I woke up on the morning of the 19th of November to a text message from my bandmate that our studio space had been broken into and three of our instruments were stolen. This is not the kind of news … Continue reading

19. November 2015 by Michael Partridge
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Suicide awareness week/month/forever…

I don’t know if you’ve seen a plethora of Facebook statuses about suicide awareness week (September 6th – 12th), month (all of September), being copied and pasted around. Awareness is an excellent step, because it still frightens me to know … Continue reading

22. September 2015 by Michael Partridge
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From Designer to Developer – Talking at Design Stuff Cardiff

I’ve realised this has turned into quite a long post, somewhere between loads of photos and quite a few words, I’ve written a piece about my adventure in doing the talk and a bunch of advice on how I deal … Continue reading

08. October 2014 by Michael Partridge
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Essentials for…

In truth, I could write this about a whole bunch of things, essentials for good coding practice, shooting a video, guitar/bass set ups…but at the moment my life is almost entirely consumed by my training for the London Triathlon. This … Continue reading

04. July 2014 by Michael Partridge
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One of my favourite possessions in the whole world.

In this day and age of digital ownership, crazy things like record collections or having enough books to fill a library are frowned upon by certain people…I know, who knew? Not me thats for sure! BUT there are some items … Continue reading

04. March 2014 by Michael Partridge
Categories: Changed my life, Music, Personal, Photography | 2 comments

Two Zero One Four

With the new year in full swing, and the rather excellent content creation club REDmatter now back in full swing, I’ve got the kick in the butt to have something to blog about again! The first task for the year … Continue reading

28. January 2014 by Michael Partridge
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Gamlin’s Music Centre Cardiff – A recommendation…

I’ve written nice things about some of my favourite places in the past, Spillers Records, Fresh Baguette (many, many tweets), hidden gems in the music world, cult movies…but I’ve never written anything about the reason I have been shopping in … Continue reading

15. November 2013 by Michael Partridge
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An album that changed my life…

You may or may not know that I own somewhere in the region of 3000 CDs and at least 500 records (yes, it makes moving house difficult). So the thought of pining down a select few albums, out of the … Continue reading

12. September 2013 by Michael Partridge
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A book that changed my life.

I’ve been thinking, as I often have when I am sat around the house doing very little, about what I should write about next and as I have moved house recently, I’ve turned over the proverbial rocks of my personal … Continue reading

25. November 2012 by Michael Partridge
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