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Gift Of The Week

Perhaps it is not so surprising but one of my all-time favourite bands are the late and long lamented Joy Division whose two masterpieces, Unknown Pleasures and Closer, with their broody, gloomy atmospheric soundscapes are up there with the best ever albums. 120 more words

Culture

SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS # 9: Half Man Half Biscuit -- 'It's Cliched To Be Cynical At Christmas'

Each (mostly) day, up to Christmas Eve, we shall post a Christmas-themed tune. We count 30 glorious songs in all (give or take one or two). 38 more words

Songs For Christmas

UKIP in Trumpton Riots

Those of us of a certain age remember fondly the TV series Trumpton, and its fellow Camberwick Green, narrated by that master of 70s children’s television, Brian Cant. 185 more words

Politics

Christmas Music - Day 1 of 24

It’s Cliched to be Cynical (at Christmas) – Half Man Half Biscuit 

Ah Christmas! That time of year when the shops force you to buy stuff you don’t need to give to people who aren’t necessarily thankful. 292 more words

Christmas

My Week In Happy: Searching for gratitude

It’s been tough losing my beloved feline friend Cosmo. He was with me for far longer than any romantic relationship I’ve ever had, by my side for 15 years. 269 more words

Happy Blog

Black Friday?

Well we’ve both seen your personalised reg plate
And it’s not the worst crime I agree
But we both know full well that it really should spell
T-W-A-T-O-N-E.

Other

URGE FOR NIGEL: an interview with Nigel Blackwell of Half Man Half Biscuit

Nigel Blackwell of Half Man Half Biscuit fame is an elusive figure in popular music, who has spent many years avoiding interviewers from many prestigious publications, so I feel very honoured that he was happy to answer the questions I had after listening to the latest album Urge For Offal. 1,257 more words