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Book Review: A Christmas Gift by Sue Moorcroft

A Christmas Gift by Sue Moorcroft My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is fairly obvious, right from the start, that there will be a happy ending to this story. What kept me gripped was wondering how it could ever … Continue reading

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First, Last, Everything

Georgey Spanswick has an evening show, every weekday, on all BBC Local Radio stations in England. It is very popular and she is a lot of fun. The production team go to a lot of trouble to cover a wide … Continue reading

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RIP Fats Domino – your music lives on

Legendary rock and roll musician, Fats Domino, has died. I loved his music and felt that he epitomised everything I feel about his home city of New Orleans. Luckily for us, he leaves a legacy of great recorded music which … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones (1964)

This is priceless! Fantastic! And hilarious! 1964 – The Mike Douglas Show on US TV. Mike interviews the rather shy (!) Rolling Stones and introduces three overwhelmed fans on stage before the group perform Not Fade Away. It’s worth watching … Continue reading

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David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

Shocking! Tragic! I am deeply saddened by this news. His spirit is out there floating in space. Even if we never met him in person, he was a part of the lives of so many of us. I feel very, … Continue reading

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A Doubtful Sound

This evening, I am at The Louisiana in Bristol with a few friends and family, and a big bunch of fans of A Doubtful Sound. My grandson, Ollie, is the drummer. It is ear-splitting Rock, but good quality. They are … Continue reading

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As the world sheds tears for Paris . . .

. . . I thought that this piece of music, by musicians whom I have always greatly admired, including Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli, was most appropriate to share with all of my friends. It was recorded in this month, … Continue reading

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