Hello Tux, thanks for coming in and sitting on me. Your feet are cold. How long have you been here now ? Two years or so. Yes, sir. And before that ? I was sleeping rough for a while , …wasn’t a good period of my life, sir…and I did some things of which I’m… Continue reading Tux has an Interim Appraisal
Note: for some reason the videos embedded in this post sometimes disappear. If you are reading a version without the videos I encourage you to seek out the “Land of Gold” narrative and title track via your favourite search engine. It will enhance your experience. Thanks. I first fell in love with Anoushkar Shankar and… Continue reading Gig Review: Anoushka Shankar, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Every once in a while you can attend an event where the venue is as much a part of the experience as the event itself. Such was the case on Friday when I trekked down to London Town to The Troxy to catch Junun in concert. Having never been here before I was looking forward… Continue reading Gig Review: Junun,The Troxy London
It’s that time of year when family and friends begin preparations for the looming annual tradition. Those two or three days of celebration by decorating a tree, dwarf or simulation, in glorious colour, or tat, depending upon your point of view, to signify that “phew, we made it another year” . And whether or not… Continue reading The pen is mightier than the….laptop?
It’s not possible to like all types of music. Personally, rap is misspelt and I’m not particularly a fan of folk music – fingers in ears and black dogs and stuff. But, to blanket ban some of these forms in ones listening is to narrow down your options of coming across a derivative that may… Continue reading The absorbing amalgam of Ana A
When I pulled off the drive very early Friday morning my elderly neighbour was outside, ready for his daily constitutional, punching the air with joy. It was the first time I had seen him smile in months. “We did it,” he shouted, “We got the right result. Now let’s get that Cameron out. Waster.”… Continue reading Disenfranchised ? Moi ?
The main route from Aranda to Burgos is straight as an arrow, and I suspect,the route most people will take. However, if you are on a bike, you almost certainly have to choose the scenic route throught the villages but, shush, don’t tell anyone, it’s better anyway.I had a feeling that my Garmin had the… Continue reading Day 10 Aranda to Burgos…..lost in translation…