Tag Archives: Music

Rhythm-A-Ning

Bebop. It’s a word. If you were a hepcat you’d know it’s a word without me having to tell you. You’d also have a terrible gasoline habit, be a tremendous fire risk and plagiarise early Comic Strip dialogue. I’ve spent … Continue reading

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Hidey Friday

For quite a sizeable chunk of Friday I was hiding from Friday. It smelt funny. Not ho ho ho funny. Plop on your dinner plate funny. You don’t think that’s odd? I’m not coming round your house for dinner. When … Continue reading

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Time Isn’t After Us

…and you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack…and you may find yourself playing to an appreciative audience in the local arts centre…as part of a day of events and workshops to mark mental health awareness week…and you may … Continue reading

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Joy

Music has ruled my life. From parroting melodies and lyrics off the radio at a precociously early age (which must have annoyed the living crap out of everyone within earshot) to joining a choir at school, to guitars lessons, to … Continue reading

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Middle-Age Kicks

In a subterranean world of coffee, cool and chips I soak up the new wave/post-punk sounds of my youth: songs of anger, energy, invention; the manifesto of self-definition through self-expression. There is little sign of this formative influence on my … Continue reading

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Not Yet Doing The Lambeth Walk

I can’t recall the last time I travelled to London on a train. A train? Ideas above my station (shit pun intended) and it must mean someone else is picking up the bill. Well yes, it does mean that but … Continue reading

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Another Hospital, Another Life

The first time I had to stay in hospital came when I was a very small child and I have no memories of the experience. I think I had blood poisoning but have no idea how long I was kept … Continue reading

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