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November 4, 2015

The first concert I ever went to was the Alarm, at the Beacon Theater in New York. Three of us drove into the city in a tiny little convertible that may or may not have been made out of fiberglass. 181 more words


The winner takes it all

I’ve never been competitive and this has always tended to go against me when it comes to taking part in sporting activities and ‘fun’ family games such as Scrabble (my Nan was killer) and Monopoly.  646 more words

time after time

We went to a concert last night, and heard this song. It is what I consider a sleeper. It’s a wonderful song – a classic – and one of my favorites from back-in-the-day. 100 more words

Singing, The Business Of Singing, And Topics Related To Singing

Like Echo & the Bunnymen and The Smiths? Then check this one out ... *** UPDATE

I bought this on vinyl back in the 80’s and it’s been a favourite ever since. Very melodic, soaring, fantastic lyrics, evocative of an England which has all but disappeared. 92 more words


How Much of a Man Are You? '80s Hair Metal Explains It All

These days men can’t just be stone-crushing, elephant-lifting, six-pack having babe magnets. Now you have to have an amazing job, 401K, be a great father, and manscape. 90 more words


A first perfume and a decade of firsts

It was on the first holiday abroad, that I discovered what I consider my first perfume. Until that moment, fragrances were the sort that you wore because your friends at school wore them, like Le Jardin by Max Factor or the Avon perfumes that one of my friends who was an Avon rep sold to some of us at school. 800 more words