Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards) .
Happy birthday, Tom Waits.
Throughout his career Tom Waits has made his reputation for being a wilful and wayward force of creativity in music. His reputation is legendary, his output is revered by his peers and if anything, he’s become increasingly uncompromising as his career has progressed. 1,111 more words
Another late night swim; 31 lengths of breast stroke and 1 length front crawl. I got there just before closing so managed the lot in under 20 minutes!
Weird ol’ Tom Waits. I’m pretty new to this guy. I’m very familiar with the Tom Waits mythology: highly respected musician and songwriter, quirky actor, terrifying raspy-voiced-demon-circus-oompah-band leader, etc., but had only sat down and listened to only one of his albums before: … 402 more words
You know those peeps who hang their keys off those springy round things they wear as bracelets? (I’m sure there is a proper/technical name for this … but if there is, I don’t know it.) Well, now you can wear your important key like jewellery. 90 more words