It is conventional to view professional disasters, such as Endless Grief – conflict of interest, misleading advice deliberately given, hubris & belligerence, mis-management of the affairs of those reliant on it, great difficulty in getting paid income already received by management – piracy, bootlegging & other forms of theft, as deviations from the norm, even just bad luck.
Actually, there is nothing exceptional in this at all: this is just another day in the music industry. What is exceptional & uncommon is straightforward, transparent & equitable business undertaken with goodwill.
Similarly, we regard states of conflict, war formally declared or not, as exceptions to a norm of peacetime. But a reading of history, even just-a-little, shows that outbreaks of peace are the exceptions to the norm .
12.22 A morning at the computer.
14.49 An afternoon of e-frenzy. Among the various arisings, the itinerary for RF & The League of Crafty Guitarists. We are planning to visit the East Coast & the mid-West this early November.
18.23 An afternoon addressing the formation of the GCIRP.
22.35 An evening mostly practising.
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