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Mixtape Monday - Shenanigans in the 80s

Another Monday, another mixtape…

And another themed mixtape. This one was suggested by a friend and I could think of no more eighties way to start an eighties-themed mixtape than with the Grange Hill theme tune. 257 more words

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Welcome to my Rock and Roll Heaven!

Welcome to my blog and thanks for reading! Bear with me (I’m a novice blogger), but my goal is to share my love of music with all of you. 187 more words

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1/16/17: Monday Funday Dance Party

Way back in 2005, a man named Dr. Cliff Arnall looked at things like weather, debts following the holidays, and all those New Years resolutions we haven’t been following, and came up with a date for the most Depressing Day of the Year. 148 more words

Back to the Future #eighties #boots


I’ve never felt able to wear leggings of any kind. I haven’t had the right legs for them, not since they were invented. My calves have been far too big; my thighs elephantine; my bum… well, the less said about that, the better. 905 more words

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Thursday's Mood

Honestly, this is one of my personal favorites. It always makes me feel better. Whether you’re feeling like shit because of a bad day or just feeling defeated, this song just reels you back in. 133 more words

First Bands and Badly-Judged Bandanas: Reflections on Lost in Music

I read Giles Smith’s Lost in Music recently: got it second hand in Leith Walk’s excellent music and bookshop, Elvis Shakespeare. A  journalist of some repute as well as, apparently, ghost writer for Tom Jones and Rod Stewart, Smith is the same age as me, so part of the appeal of his book was the bit about growing up and having your formative experiences in pop music filtered through that particular time period. 1,449 more words

9/26/16: Monday Funday Dance Party!

It’s one of those rough allergy mornings, the kind where you feel like all the sinus cavities in your head have been filled with cement. 56 more words