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1001 Songs - 1941 - 1946

List Item:  Listen to the 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

Gloomy Sunday – Billie Holiday (1941)

Watchers of QI will know this song as being associated with radio listeners committing suicide. 855 more words

In Progress

Pour Fredric Martin

No fresh bread today

Conflict is contradiction

Only baby Boum-ers!

Quick & Easy times

Like a slice exploded

Armless in Gaza


Somewhere, beyond the sea...

What a lovely thing to be doing. Back in with one of my P1-3 classes today, continuing their “seashore” topic…

This was the activity in question. 49 more words

Que reste-t-il de nos amours?...

The love-hate relationships between English-speaking countries and France are well known and some people say that all started in 1066 with the Norman conquest of Britain. 249 more words

Charles Trenet

Playlist of the Week: Je Parle Francais

There’s something about fall, with the changing leaves and brisk air, that always makes me want to travel back to France. I’d like to sit outside in a street cafe, people-watching and sipping a glass of wine. 182 more words



No armchair for God today. Not even a paltry cushion.

No, I’m not having visions, I’m singing – in my head.

It’s an old song by the French singer, Charles Trenet, in which this line appears: 537 more words

Lancashire & The Golf Coast