Monthly Archives: July 2007

If the music is your special friend, dance on fire as it intends.

I have learned to play, more or less, the Londonderry Air on my new harp. The low A was out, so it didn’t sound quite right, but it sounded like the tune most of you know as Danny Boy. I … Continue reading

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Venus

Just saw Venus. Some say Peter O’Toole should’ve got an Oscar these Academy Awards just past because he’s been robbed of them so often in the past. Fuck that, this picture gave him a role he should’ve been given fucking … Continue reading

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Someone forgot the Grecian 2000…

Looks like Jimmy can’t be bothered dyeing his hair anymore:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6917449.stm God love a man who can spend his career ripping off bluesmen (and women) then turn around and hate the bootleggers. Actually, I agree with him. There’s a WORLD of … Continue reading

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The beat goes, it turns out, on…

It has been some weeks now, since my grandfather died. Months, actually. April, May, June, July makes four. Add another two to that for hospitalisation and the hospice, we may accept six months of being on my own. The being … Continue reading

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The Traveling Wilburys

I first became aware of the Traveling Wilburys when I first fell into the black hole I like to call Life, After The Beatles. It was a dimly-understood idea – bunch of very famous people (and Jeff Lynne) have a … Continue reading

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It’s That Man Again: One Girl’s Struggle To Get The Point Of Pete(r) Doherty

This is not the first time I have been moved to remark on, comment upon, snipe at, snark towards and generally mock Pete(r) Doherty. I don’t think anyone who knows me even a little would be surprised at my opinion … Continue reading

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