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The murky world of the FOBT Campaigners

I continue to read with interest the musings of the Campaign for Fairer Gambling (CFG) on Politics Home. Having worked for the CFG between 2012 and 2017, to see Derek Webb and his purported “campaign” losing the plot over the Government’s proposed transition arrangement for betting shop gaming machines, if not for the thousands of jobs at risk, I would find hugely amusing. 1,434 more words


What If?

And if you loved Me, you would read My book.
We wouldn’t pass each other without a single look.
And if I wrote a song for you it would have no hook. 402 more words


TS10: Eaux4Pools

Welcome to a special edition of the TS10. It’s special in that there are several strains running through this playlist which carry different kinds of significance. 1,168 more words



Hello, friends.

I know I haven’t been keeping up with my posts lately. I really do want to post on my blog every morning.

Fortunately (and unfortunately), I have started my new job at Walmart, and I’ve been pretty busy! 116 more words


3 Days, 3 Quotes: Derek Webb on Lying (Day Two)

Derek Webb’s lyrics and music are constantly playing in my mind. I would have to concede that (whether he would say the same for me or not) he is one of my closest mentors. 435 more words


I'm waiting for it to be over too

“I am bottled fizzy water, and You were shaking me up.
You are a fingernail running down the chalkboard I thought I’d left in third grade.

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Music, Meaning and a Piece of Maria: How the Song & Story Podcast Can Fill the Music Void You Didn't Know You Had

Something’s been missing in my music-listening life since the digital age changed the way I go about accessing new songs. Sure, Spotify, iTunes and Amazon offer avenues of listeners-like-you-also-bought discovery, but there was still a certain unnamed… 1,468 more words