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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Let us leave the Modernists for a moment, for a trip to an imaginary land, a locus amoenus, a pleasant place, within whose bounds certain things hold true: love brings simple riches and complex pleasures ignorant of inconstant affection, and where the cares and complexities of cosmopolitan life, brutal prejudice, and other social constructions fade away. 361 more words


Take time yourself

A few days ago I had a bit of a crazy moment. I shut down my laptop, turned off my phone and cried. I couldn’t even watch the TV! 465 more words


Sunday Song Suggestions #13...

Kokomo – The Beach Boys – 1988

The infectious Kokomo was a massive hit in Australia in the summer of 1988, and it was because of this song that I bought my first piece of music at the height of its success – The Beach Boys’ compilation album, 20 Golden Greats. 204 more words


Private Property (1960) Certificate Rejected For Saucy Manx

With a scandalous certificate of “rejected” and that sultry seductive black and white cover image of a sexy lady in those tight trousers with a bold red writing stamped across her saying… 632 more words



Where do you file your ‘Various Artists’ albums? By title in the A-Z? In their own section? Luckily that’s not what we are here to discuss and anyway it was extensively canvassed… 963 more words