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Getting Snap Happy

About 18 months ago I was given a very fancy pants camera for my birthday. I had been going on about wanting to take up photography more seriously for about 100 years, but could never bring myself to part with the serious money required to up my game and get some decent kit. 659 more words


Set the Wayback Machine for 1983

What were we thinking?

Eurythmics – “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” from an album by the same name.

OK, That isn’t bad, but this …. 8 more words

Musical Interlude

Playlist: 5 bandas dos anos 80

Tá, tá aí uma deixa pra eu explicar pra quem ainda não sabe porque o nome do blog é Oitentinha. É, então… não estamos falando de política por aqui e nem nada muito sério, pelo contrário, esse é um blog de entretenimento e tudo o que me mantém entretida foi criado nos anos 80. 614 more words


January 4, 2015

Gray and dreary.  There was a movie, maybe it was “Radio Days” or “Enemies, A Love Story,” that simply showed a scene of one of the blocks in Brighton Beach right off the boardwalk, lined with 1920s-era apartment buildings, in the pouring rain in the winter.   177 more words

Just General Stuff

Song of the Day, December 22: Church of the Poision Mind by Culture Club

Today’s song is Church of the Poison Mind, the lead single from Culture Club’s wonderful second album, Colour By Numbers. After their inconsistent — but successful and occasionally inspired — debut, the band were an international phenomenon. 110 more words

Song Of The Day

Secret Santa

Scouring charity shops
for Mike’s secret santa gift,
Sandra was surprised to stumble
across a Nik Kershaw in Age Concern.

It was a riddle as to how… 131 more words

Odds And Sods

Extra English: The Importance of Social Clubs in EFL

As we are growing up, our parents usually force us into a plethora of social clubs and extra-curricular activities. Even though “Easter Football Camp” still haunts me, I have fond memories of trampolining, kickboxing, Greek school, swimming and drama club, just to name a few! 778 more words