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Mark Morriss @ 12 Bar Blues, Barnard Castle

This was the first time I’ve seen an established artist play in a pub environment.  It was both fantastic and strange in equal measure.

I was invited by my brother in law (Richard) a few months back, as his local was putting on a Mark Morriss gig.   698 more words


The Election Section V2.2

So the plan was this: every week, I’d post a round-up of the events from the week  on the campaign trail, coupled with a scathing yet entirely impartial *ahem* review, and an appropriate song or two. 1,735 more words

The Election Section

Slight Return

This is taking me back to nightclubs, cigarettes, beer, dancing badly and floppy hair.

Slight Return by The Bluetones:


Gigantic Indie All Dayer 2017 Festival

Newly announced talent for the Gigantic Indie All Dayer Festival Vol 4 at Manchester Academy on 27 May features show stoppers The Wedding Present, EMF, Pop Will Eat Itself, Jim Bob (Carter USM), The Primitives, Thousand Yard Stare & Mark Morriss (The BlueTones) for a 10 hour extravaganza.  851 more words


A Good Friday

So, it’s Easter weekend again, and time for us all to pretend we’re devout Christians honouring a long-standing tradition, when really all we care about is the fact that we all get to stuff our faces with chocolate and, in the UK at least, enjoy a super long, four day weekend: 233 more words

The Bluetones

Song Title Short Story #9

Slight Return – The Bluetones

Tony took his seat, his palms glistening with sweat. He rubbed them on his trousers under the table, and coughed. The gathered photographers, newspaper hacks and television media all turned their attention towards him. 470 more words