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Dire Straits

My husband is more a fan of Dire Straits than I am; of course, he’s a guitarist and understands more completely what Mark Knopfler is doing than I do. 80 more words

Thank Goodness, Ghandi

There is not a day that goes by where I don’t thank Ghandi that this guy was born with fingers.

Rokn Roll

Lisa Law's Desert Highland Discs

  1. Sultans of Swing – Dire Straights
  2. A Night Like This – Caro Emerald
  3. Every Little Kiss – Bruce Hornsby
  4. Sovereign Light Café – Keane
  5. Simple Things – Paolo Nutini…
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Castaway's Selections

"an urban toreador, she had wheels on her feet"

Skateaway by Dire Straits

Defining features, we all have ‘em. Whether it’s Mother Theresa with her inspiring generosity of spirit and trademark tea-towel-on-head, or Buddy Holly with his pioneering rock n roll sound and purely decorative glasses, or me with my giant lizard tail and fantastical lies, we can’t help but cultivate identifiers for ourselves- either subconsciously or consciously (here’s looking at you, Lady Gaga). 298 more words


Romeo and Juliet, Dire Straits

“Juliet, when we made love, you used to cry
You said, I love you like the stars above, I’ll love you till I die
There’s a place for us, you know the movie song…

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Lord, I come to you in prayer
Guide me through these tempestuous waters
Keep my vessel straight
Safe from the jagged rocks
On my left and on my right… 106 more words


Turn Back Tuesday - 1985

So what were you doing in 1985?

As part of my ongoing attempt to recreate a lifetime of memories, I’m focusing this week on the year I turned lucky number 13. 818 more words