Acoustic Metallica

Metallica acoustic gig

I’m loving the two acoustic gigs that Metallica played at The Bridge School Benefit, Mountain View, CA a couple of days ago. The gigs are now available at with proceeds going to charity.

Highlights include a rendition of Dire Straits’ Brothers In Arms and an acoustic arrangement of Disposable Heroes.

My first email address

I typed my username into the login box.

“Is that the same email address that you had when you were a student here?” he asked.

“We didn’t have email when I was here,” I confessed. “In fact, it wasn’t until my second year that we even had computers in the college.”

“You’re not that old!” he exclaimed.

But the truth is: I am. The World Wide Web was invented at CERN by Tim Berners-Less and launched on 30 April 1993. I graduated in July 1993.

I didn’t get my first email address until 1997, when I began my MTh in Ministry at the University of Edinburgh: