Tag Archives: Music

Under the influence…

I’ve been thinking about influences recently, I guess it’s a train of thought that comes up again and again when children come on the scene. As I look at sonface and wonder what he’ll turn into or become like, I … Continue reading

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This morning…

This morning I drove through the crisp autumn air to my parents house for a quiet morning. A morning where I could sit in their summer house, walk their labyrinth and know that Nana was doing a very good job … Continue reading

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50 years of cassettes…

Apparently it’s 50 years since the cassette tape came out, apart from that making me feel hideously old it’s sent me spiralling on a nostalgia trip from my misguided youth. I’ve written about this before, a few years ago, but … Continue reading

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The holidays are over…

It’s Monday morning, the first day of life beyond the holidays. The boy is sleeping and I’m sitting here trying to collect my thoughts.  I can barely believe it’s been a year since I left the world of paid employment … Continue reading

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Paul Simon- So Beautiful or So What?

This is an awesome video and does a better job than me of demonstrating why you should buy this album now. I love the twisting rhythms, melodies and beautiful lyrics on it. I love the diversity. I love this video … Continue reading

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Diary roundup pt 340

So, it’s September. The wind is howling outside and I’m slowly stepping back into this thing called routine. That means more delightful times sitting at this old Macbook (poor thing is getting slower as the world speeds up around it) … Continue reading

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Beautiful.

I know, it’s been a while, I’ve been spending a couple of weeks figuring out if it really is possible to cough up a lung, after many sleepless nights and a marriage on the edge* I’ve discovered it’s not. I’m … Continue reading

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Albums from the shelves pt 1.

1991 was 20 years ago. I am still trying to come to terms with this. Mainly because it still seems so fresh in my memory. It was the 1990s, the decade which was supposed to lead us into moon colonisation, … Continue reading

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Music according to a 4 and a half year old.

Katherine (small four year old, sitting on my bedroom floor going through my CD collection): “Where are the girls? I want to listen to girls.” She finds Blondie and puts it on: Cue small dancing and a declaration: “I like … Continue reading

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Delights

Treats that have made me smile, think, ponder, be delighted and made me cry over the last week: 1.Total Church. If you haven’t read it, read it now. Go on. NOW. Read it? Good, now face the challenge. It says … Continue reading

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