As many of my friends will know, my wife and I have become infamous for our adventures in cocktails. Be that hitting the bars of pretty much any city we visit to try cocktails, to the immense booze collection we have at home to make our own, we’ve tried a whole host of them and […]
This winter seems to have been one of discontent and illness for many. This year’s round of chesty coughs, flu and god-knows-what-else has stuck around for longer than usual, keeping people away from work for far longer than usual and also fraying more than a few usually moderate tempers as a result. I got struck […]
This Saturday, my wife and I (finally) head off on our honeymoon, starting off in New York – a city I’ve wanted to visit and see for myself for as long as I’ve looked out on the world.
I actually started this 80s rundown a couple of years back, but life and other things have rather got in the way. So, a little bit of spare time has allowed me to get this finished. Without further ado, then, let’s get on with it.
For this week, it’s time to turn my attention to another subject I should have done long ago and start a fight. Musically, at least.
So, a return to my traditional Tuesday Tens after the end of year break for rounding up 2011. My girlfriend set me a challenge for two Tuesday Tens last week, and it seemed like an interesting idea. So here is the first part of it, and it will likely be the shortest Spotify Playlist I […]
Ok, so it’s my usual monthly roundup of ten songs you should hear. Or go back and listen to again if you have already.
A slightly more light-hearted TT this week, one that’s been in the works since the recent Christmas number one, and hearing nothing but cowbell, it seems, in much of the Winter Olympics coverage in the past week or so, made this appropriate. Also, tools exist to add cowbell to any song you like, but today […]
Continuing the long journey through the decade, part seven.
Often part of the appeal of a particular song is the music video – a medium that has now been evolving in ever more complicated ways for over thirty years. Often, though, it isn’t always the really technically advanced – and expensive – videos that are the best. Sometimes all it takes is some lateral […]