Little Cut-out Poems Under Glass

Browsing folksy websites (sounds like a Cocteau Twins song), I was moved to commit this week’s Creatively Different Wednesday to the business of pendant making. Like babies and ASMR devotees, I am dribbling-lulled by ‘how to’ videos on You Tube; thence sleepwalking into Hobbycraft with the back-up pretence of buying a frame, where I blow a spectacular £14 on the circles, ovals, cabochons and glue – starter-kit for my new project: aware there are prices much lower online, but for kick-off I so need to… 737 more words


"lorelei" - cocteau twins (1984)

Change is constant in life. We are all bound to the chaotic nature of life. There is a certain comforting madness to the unpredictability of existence. 934 more words

Nightman Listens To - Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas!

When I started writing this series of Listens To! posts, my idea was to:

A: Listen to the tonnes of albums I have acquired over the years that I hadn’t bothered to actually listen to yet and give my thoughts as I listened for the first time. 1,324 more words


9/8/2015: Cocteau Twins "Treasure"

I’ve just come back from holiday, which means a week of reading and sunshine, but also a week without music.  French radio stations play a mix of ABBA, Bee Gees and French pop- which is mostly men of an advanced age singing folk music with a Euro-beat behind it.   1,418 more words

Tamaryn // Cranekiss

Have to admire the influence taken by Tamaryn straight from the playbook of masterclass shoegazers Curve. I have never fucking seen something emulate the music of my heyday so closely. 71 more words