Encore et Snore

10 years ago (in 2014) I went to France twice, both times to the South. Once on my own in the spring to Nice (which was a very tumultuous trip), and then to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in August with my American family. In Roquebrune-Cap-Martin I shared a hotel room with my American brother, and he snored like […]

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Recollecting A Broken Brandy Glass

A memory I buried for a long time. An emotional moment that I wanted to just forget about. It seems like I had more of those when I was younger than I do now as an adult. There were numerous times when something stirred my emotions to turmoil and I couldn’t handle that. Maybe I […]

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1986

There’s a teeny bit of my town that just resembles 1986 Why do I say that? Well, in 1986 you had a group like Level 42 who represented a nice clean way of living. Level 42 were…a Ford Fiesta XR2 or a Ford Escort XR3i. They were a house on a modern estate at the […]

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The Cardigan

My friend sent me this video of Imogen Heap demonstrating her musical gloves This is a good video and definitely worth watching all the way through. However, I remember Marillion doing something similar many years earlier, and so I looked that up on YouTube and sent that clip back to him for discussion. My mate […]

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A Strange Collection Of Nostalgia…

…Which probably won’t mean anything to anyone else in this particular clustering. The Ladybird books factory Crazy by Icehouse Auf Wiedersehen Pet Walking home down Robin Hood’s Walk A Walk In The Black Forest Wytham Woods in autumn ’95 Cherry boiled sweets As I put this post together it seemed silly to just list these […]

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Just Whatever It Is Right Now

Thinking about this time last year My neighbours bought an expensive new patio table But I don’t see them sitting in the garden much these days I still find myself thinking of you (and You, and yOu and, yes, yoU too) But mostly the thoughts are different now I thought I would be already doing […]

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Erfaring

Erfaring. Opplevde. Opplev erfaringer Du kan ikke oppleves uten erfaring Men hvilken bruk er erfaring uten nye opplevelser Å vite at du er erfaren?

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Jilfm, 531 kHz

Hello 2019. In the dark, on a Saturday night driving back from the cinema which is 17 miles away, when 1531 kHz is playing Take That, tune to 531 kHz medium wave (that would be AM, or ondes moyennnes). Their house music mix touches on ’89/’90 and sounds boomy and bassy heading home, bringing back […]

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Escaping With Estimates

Desperate days always fade Days desperate for contact and company never last Just like any other days People come and go Old people once desired Are replaced with new people, newly desired Daydreaming inside a building Just like the ones I daydream of from the outside Which knock me sideways with awe When I visit […]

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