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well its 2015

yes its 2015, i know im late but here we are!!

Its been a weird year obviously still being hassled by friends, family and who ever else wants to stick the oar in!

it ranges from jealousy  to just basically knowing my name! i dont really give a fuck to be honest i just get on with my life but obviously people are not happy to see me happy with lisa. Ive pretty much summed up that most people (generally female species) try stick there fukin noses in my business  i just generally pity them to be honest but its usually because they got fuk all else to do and the jealosy just pores from them, i dont blame them really must be hard seeing me and lisa get on the wreck, stop in fancy hotels, eat in posh restaurants and spend half the year in spain, oh well haha. Probably the oddest person i know who reminds me of a little sicko sad weird stalker is that irv he still still stares at me when im out has to removed from the pubs silly ugly fuka cant get a bird because he is so weird, should try not being such a hard man when he has had a pint and hitting women why the fuk any woman wants to go out with somebody she would get a black eye of is beyond me! stalking you on xmas day and scratching your car up?! fuk that proper sad bastard. any how enough of sados….

wayne paul ward

 

I decided for this year to drop revival and rubber soul they have served there time and its been great but just turning into to much maintenance, so this weekend im leaving both units. The good news is i have a new bass player and drummer lined up for a new project. But mainly ive got myself a new martin acoustic and a recording console and going back to basics recording my own stuff, ive got a album to complete then hopefully work on a full set of tunes for a full gig.

technology wise ive been gearing well towards ubuntu boxes using kvm, backup services, backup servers full on enterprise stuubuntu-logo2ff.

The kvm stuff is amazing if your looking at hosting stable virtual machines, also some good external android apps available to control the boxes. Im just looking in to zentyal and UrBackup which ill be doing full write ups on.

Music wise im getting rid of the many guitars and other items ive got hanging around, ill stick with the gibson firebird as ive found nothing to match it! and ive tried a gibson les paul and two gibson standard sg’s! ive dumped of all the acoustics and got myself a martin (smart move) and although ive got a great pc rig and focusrite im just getting a small hardisk multi track recorder, basically i just want to go back to basics and learn some good mic-ing techniques then il move to the pc and do the editing stuff.

In regards to listening to music im going to start venturing out again probably lancaster, kendal and probably preston manchester. do some open mic stuff and watch some bands. Im sick to death of the shite in morecambe, you find the the places just have the same bands all the time its shite not variety or worse karaoke, load of piss heads singing out of tune. All i can say is if they like that fair play i just fukin dont, i like a real band or acoustic session – i like fresh acts – morecambe just doesnt have that the bands from round here just keep banging the same places so why do you want to go and see the same bands all fucking time? naaaa it aint about just getting pissed and watching the same shite for me.

got a few holidays planned this year in spain and some other stuff going on which ill keep to myself for now, but ill be there mid year ,round october and for sure there december, dont see the point hanging round here and getting shit of people and certainly dont plan spending xmas talking about fuking dogs!

bought us a new little 50cc scooter to use as a parking cone because i live next door to a fat munter who is a trouble maker and gets her dad to threataning to do me in, stupid bitch! she was alternating her car with her fella to stop me from parking but that cant afford to run it so got one scraper now. So i have the scooter outside the house move it and put my car in it, reserved parking is good its what i deserve because im better than her. Plus i like going for a razz on it its fun haha. Supplied by lancaster motorcycles check them out!

nice seeing my new addition harper my new granddaughter this year she is a little cracker, i love lexi to bits and enjoy seeing my daughter sian as much as possible good thing is she is quite grown up and understands I have my own life so if we miss a week or two its nothing worth crying about we just keep in touch simples . My lad james has buggered of for a while fair play to the lad nowt round here!

what we have to realise is we cant be selfish and think of ourselves if somebody is happy let them get on with it and just try and concentrate on our own lives and last but not least wether we are man or beat there is no cure for age im sorry but we all get old and we all die, just accept this.

 

linux, life and music

My round up for 2013 comes up in three categories as my blog is about > linux, life and music

wardster

Linux, my main operating system and knowledge has been in linux from around 1995. I switched to a mac a couple of years ago and still swear by the macs and ipads, iphone as they are pretty damn bullet proof, but just to closed for me and not my main line of expertise. I switched the iphone 4s for a nexus 4 and the macbook pro 15 for a dell sputnik ubuntu edition 13 laptop. Im almost a year into them both and more than happy with the pair of them. The last android i ran was one of the first google androids and it was far from polished and chewed battery like nobodys business! The nexus 4 has for me blown my iphone out of the water in ease of use and usability for myself, the iphone bandwagon just seems all about upgrading were as im at the end of contract with the 4 and im really not that bothered about the nexus 5 im really happy with the 4 so im going to get two years out of the nexus were the iphone was a yearly thing!. I would strongly suggest to iphone converts to look at the nexus if not the samsung amazing phones. The dell was a big jump from the macbook as the macbook is a workhorse…. im a year in and upgraded to the next OS with ubuntu and its solid, i cant believe how muck linux has come on! ubuntu has more features than the mac for me and is tailored to my needs. The laptop is slick eats the macbook and any other laptop ive touched. The dell hardware is excellent great screen, great keyboard, great build and compact well balanced and light still with a great feel of quality with the carbon fibre bottom and aluminium top and back lit keyboard. Im thinking the main technology that matches and betters the system i was suing on mac which was iCloud is ubuntu one which has work seamlessly for files, music and photo back up from devices, its that good i upgraded the service at 15 pounds per year for 20 gigs of spacea and streaming music to any device which works great. Also google services for calendering, contacts works flawlessly and keep or evernote for note keeping you cant go wrong as you can use the services on any device ubuntu / android mac, iphone even windows if you need to! All apps i require our now available for ubuntu and mainly all from the app centre. Take a look if your looking at a mac / windows alternate.

No matter what flavour be ubuntu, red hat or android – linux is linux

Life, life is good and been through some major changes in the past 6 months which i dont feel i need to go to far into but im happy and this past 6 month has given me time to realise who are friends and who are the people i love. Things and time change and you have to look at a person as a individual and think about what’s best for them thats when you realise that we all have a life and you should think long and hard before just condemning and blaming somebody.  Any way im great and have taken time to realise the people who are dont need and people who i could never integrate and trust again, it seem a shame that some of the people that have been in my life for so long will not be part of my life anymore from 2014 i can only wish them all the best for the new year and the rest of there lives. One thing is i know im fully dedicated to music now and learnt a lot about myself and people around me recently and i just take each day as it comes as you never know what can happen from one day to the next. All i can say keep true to yourself, keep respectful and focused and love the ones who love you and think about you.

xx peace for the new year and great prospects xx

Music, well im full on playing guitar full time and vocal fronting up my band rubber soul which has forked of to a acoustic duo called revival. I love both outfits as the band just runs hassle free and love the music and professionalism and true loyalty  im music and friendship within the band. The acoustic duo just has space that we just love no backing tracks just pure acoustic guitar and bass and vocal harmonies to show of the real musicianship between us. Im really happy i took up guitar and slide guitar last year and plan to move forward next year with a load of new songs for both outfits and going to finish of my own album which ive layed down most of the base of the songs already!! keep your ears peeled….

I love bealtles, blues, 60’s and rock and roll and jimi hendrix