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Why worry?

How do you react when rumors of negative consequence, which may directly or indirectly affect you, are creepily spreading? How do you deal with it if it may have a consequence to your future? 404 more words

Articles Of Faith

Story Of A Song: Dire Straits' Private Investigations

Andy Beckett’s excellent new book ‘Promised You A Miracle UK80-82’ has got me thinking about the early ’80s a lot. It was in many ways a bleak time in the UK (temporarily lightened by the Royal Wedding and Ian Botham’s heroics against the Aussies), mainly defined by Thatcher’s deeply unpopular government, the Yorkshire Ripper murders, various terrorist attacks and fears of a nuclear war that were hardly appeased by the unintentionally-terrifying ‘ 535 more words


Romeo And Juliet

Here’s a brilliant cover of Dire Strait’s Romeo and Juliet I stumbled upon on Youtube by The Killers this evening! It just makes me want to sing this around a seaside bonfire with good people beneath a midnight blanket of stars.

Romeo and Juliet 


On a décidé qu’on ne vous jouerait pas la Marseillaise [Soundcheck #30]

(Précision : cet article a été écrit après le 13 novembre, en des temps où  assister à un concert n’est toujours pas une activité à risque) 701 more words

Pâte à Tartiner

The Most Epic Wedding Mash Up Of All Time

I’m super sorry I haven’t posted in ages – I will get better at it once I’m married (which is in under 2 weeks!!! What the heck!?) 70 more words