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A Handkerchief Man

A few days ago, a brown Kleenex box triggered a flood of images – all of my father in his last year of life. He had shrunk by then so that we stood eye to eye, his broad shoulders rounded as if chipped away by a sculptor. 1,126 more words

Here Are All The Songs On The 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Mixtape

One of the more prominent props in Guardians of the Galaxy has been Peter Quill’s mixtape, presumably the one connection he has to Earth. Either that or he’s one of those annoying cassettecore people. 371 more words


5 Weird Things You Didn't Know About John Lennon

John Lennon fascinated millions of fans, not only as songwriter and musician, but also because he was just such a weirdo — sometimes brilliant but at others times absolutely clueless. 1,119 more words

Foods that have scared me - No2

Liver – still the 1970’s

There is no really funny story attached to this, albeit I’m sure that somewhere along the line the eating of a flip flop could raise a smile.


Ten Giveaway Signs You Grew Up in the 1970s

  1. You refer to your digital music library as a “record collection”. You simply cannot shut up about the marvel of being able to fit that whole shelf full of LPs, which used to take up an entire wall of you student bedsit, onto a device the size of a fag packet.
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Bring back the shorty-shorts

As you may (or may not) have noticed, I’m always having trouble keeping up with this blog and it’s purely a motivational issue. I am very “on-the-fence” about a lot of things. 121 more words