Going to have to try and get tickets to An Evening with King Crimson at St David’s Hall, Cardiff, even though it’s not until October 2018.

With three drummers, Pat Mastelotto, Gavin Harrison and Jeremy Stacey, as well as the return of multi-instrumentalist Bill Rieflin on keyboards, guitarist and original founding member, Robert Fripp states that this “double quartet formation” is likely to make more noise than ever before.

There seems to be about 10 mins worth of video clips of today’s Ashes play available for free online at BT Sport at the moment. Basically the fall of each wicket, Vince reaching 50 and the final ball of the day review. BT Sport don’t seem to have released any video for use anywhere else - ECB website has none, BBC have none. Poor.

I was a little irritated when I found out that all the Ashes 2017 cricket coverage is going to be on BT Sport. More annoyed now that I’ve found out that there doesn’t even appear to be any highlights on terrestrial TV or Sky. Looking forward to sleepless @BBCTMS nights then!

I recently bought this book

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‘Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka’ by Bree Hutchins - from our local library (stock reduction). It’s an interesting and well photographed travel journal of a trip around Sri Lanka in addition to a multitude of recipes picked up along the way. Tonight I cooked from it for the first time - Boiled Egg Curry, Spinach with Dhal and Fried Cabbage -

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The results were superb; gently spiced but extremely tasty. A lucky random find that I can highly recommend!

Micro.blog Photo Challenge Day Seven: “Shadow”. I haven’t been outside much in the daylight today so have had to resort to candlelit shadows …

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