Category Archives: music

On The Road To Nowhere #travel #humour

As a youngster I loved a pre Python TV show aimed at children called ‘Do not adjust your set’. Palin, Jones and Idle starred alongside Neil Innes and the Bonzo Dog Band. Denise Coffey also played many a part. One … Continue reading

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If Music Be The Food Of Love…

… then at least so far as Karma Chameleon goes, I’m a Monkey’s Dutchman or whatever the expression is. The year is 1983. The Textiliste and I have moved into a flat in Tooting, a early century, purpose built maisonette, … Continue reading

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Music For The Hard Of Meaning – day five #songchallenge #music

And suddenly it is day five and I’ve enjoyed this journey and what on earth do I choose for the last one? This one is quite personal and will always be memorable for three reasons (a) The Textiliste loves it … Continue reading

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Music For The Hard Of Meaning – day four #songchallenge #music

Nearly there; only two more days and you can take out your earplugs. A short while ago, I (re)found this classic from Joni Mitchell. A friend was giving a concert at the Cadogan Hall with a couple of others, showcasing … Continue reading

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Music For The Hard Of Meaning – day two #songchallenge #music

I hope you’re keeping up. I’m on a ¬†five day song diet where I post 5 songs whose lyrics mean something to me. Some years ago, for Children in Need the Beeb did this version of Lou Reed’s classic, Perfect … Continue reading

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Music for the Hard of Meaning – day one #Songchallenge

I avoid awards and dodge tag-a-longs but there’s this one, about music that means something, where the lyrics have some resonance so, oh what the heck, of course there are songs where that’s true. Now I have one rule with … Continue reading

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A Musical Interlude

There are three bloggers who may well unfollow me shortly, at least until they reach the end of this post – assuming they still follow me just now, of course; I’m exposing the gargantuan size of my ego by assuming … Continue reading

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