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hi. i am aidan. i play songs, make concerts louder and write things. i used to live in dublin, then i lived in bruxelles, now i live in berlin.

Top Ten Quarantine Listens
seeing as nobody asked me, i thought i'd share my top ten listens over this past year or so of the indoors. it's not exactly the top ten in any definitive sense - certainly not a favorite ten albums ever or anything like that - but albums that i am aware of having taken more real-estate time on the ...
Snow, haiku
Something about snow wraps itself well in haiku: world around unshown.
Winter Woodland Walk
As a younger person i used to enjoy walking up a mountain on a crisp winter morning. Now though, in the cold months my knees slow me piercingly before too many steps. I still go out - i walk half a path and double back, taking lengthy breaks along the way to allow the pain subside; recording my thou...
Porridge, excerpt
He stretches out of bed every morning and performs the same ritual, beginning with half-closed eyes and finishing fully a-wake and a-lert: He takes the small coffee percolator from a shelf above the sink: water up to the valve; three spoonfuls of coffee; rich bitter-sweet smell rising out of the ag...
Pandemic Situation and the Dream of a Living Wage
The argument for a living wage feels very real. It is not just a thought for lock-down time but would help reset the rift between the rich and poor that has grown drastically in the past 30 years, and reinject some diversity into the world or at least stop the last bits of colour from draining out. ...