Tag Archives: Music

On Purpose

As a teenager, even when I professed to be nothing more than a drifter, aimlessly  meandering through life, I wasn’t really drifting because there was always a grand purpose forging the greater narrative of my existence. That purpose was music: … Continue reading

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Education, Education, Edification

There are places I remember…Which, because of rock and roll law means I wasn’t even there. And we frequently doctor our memories, anyway, in order to tell ourselves we’re smarter/kinder/cooler/less psychotic people than we actually believe ourselves to be. Some … Continue reading

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That’s Not Number Wang

I did all up asleeping for the Friday you’ve been having because I’m an allergic to your nonsense. Now it’s dark I can creep about in the unlit places and you can’t see me cos you go night blind with … Continue reading

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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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