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The Vinyl Addict #2

So today’s been a pretty successful day in terms of record shopping. After spending a total of 2 hours in Newcastle city centre, I have returned home with 3 vinyls – all of which has cost me a grand total of £5! 337 more words


A Murder

So, the first stone hit, not me though, but the zircon ruby I had nicked off Nisha’s bathroom window. Quite an achievement, I tell you, since I had to brave my way through thick steamed smog, with zero visibility and an over powering scent of jasmine. 715 more words

Short Stories

The Kiwi Experience: Day 18

Saturday: A week today I fly to Bali!

Today is Waitangi day!

Some background:

Way back when, New Zealand was known as ‘the hell of the Pacific’ for a while. 644 more words


Buying my first record

Back in the day when vinyls and record players were first introduced, they were major. If you wanted to listen to your favourite band’s music, you couldn’t stream it online, or put it on your phone – you had to buy a 12″ disc and play it on a huge machine. 407 more words


FArF: Spock N' Roll! LPs that never were!

This week I’m featuring two delightful LP mash-ups featuring Leonard!  True, he didn’t actually record this discs, but the artists made them so convincing I wish they were real! 175 more words

Leonard Nimoy

Majid Jordan - King City (Video)

The OVO reps decide to release a video, with their self-titled debut album out today.  48 more words


Cultural Artifacts IV

January purchases continue the 1970’s theme.

Roxy Music – Country Life from 1974. Contemporaneous with Bowie’s Diamond Dogs.