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Eric Clapton's Blackie


Blackie is the nickname given by Eric Clapton to his favourite Fender Stratocaster.

In 1970, Clapton switched from Gibson guitars to Fender Stratocasters, largely due to the influences of Jimi Hendrix and Blind Faith bandmate Steve Winwood. 252 more words


Tories asked to tackle new Conservative MP over housing

The new Tory administration at Richmondshire District Council is being asked to stand up to the government’s controversial proposed housing changes and challenge the new Conservative MP… 369 more words

Council Matters

Alan and Cup

Also known by the nickname Blackie. She extends a welcoming paw to sapiens always. Blackie is a bit older now, but when very young she existed among fellow homeless creatures (sapiens as well) in the former Newport projects near the Ohio River. 71 more words


Coins and Ducks

Sometimes our lives get all tangled up, a twisted mess and we try to explain what’s happened only to have it backfire or not… 

Well as the say goes, shit happens, for better or worse. 592 more words

Blackston Lake

Who was I married to?

     Family relationships, can be a tangled mess, especially in a small town … People aren’t always who they say they are.

Craig has found out, who his first wife is … Aileen Bergen, Amanda Reanold, and Aileen Fletcher, plus now she is his ex-wife Aileen Jones, all the same person. 452 more words



                                     There are times when you don’t want to answer that unknown phone number, is this the call I’ve been waiting for or more bad news.   Friday’s call was bad news … but then you run into a good friend and hope springs forward again.  370 more words

Blackston Lake