A Joyful Noise

"After John Coltrane came noise." - This quote is attributed to Philip Larkin. Yes, that is Philip Larkin as in the Poet Philip Larkin who wrote "they f**k you up, your mum and dad." Larkin was a big Jazz fan since the age of 12 and his first record was the Tiger Rag by the … Continue reading A Joyful Noise


Share Your World 5th March 2018

What did you or did not like about the first place you lived without your parents? I particularly liked having the space to spread myself as it were. I didn't particularly like having a busy main road right on my doorstep with Juggernauts driving by at all hours. Oh and the sodding peacocks!  Noisy bastards … Continue reading Share Your World 5th March 2018

Messy not Dirty

Now I am not the most tidy of people, I am not going to deny that. People often scream that'll catch something because I don't have a perfectly organised home. But there is a difference between Messy and Dirty. My surfaces are clean, spillages are cleaned up and shelves are regularly polished, so the whole … Continue reading Messy not Dirty

What song???

Feel free to answer the questions yourself WHAT SONG...... 1) makes you think of your childhood? In a rather odd choice I would have to say The Chicken Song from Spitting Image and the B-side (I've Never Met) A Nice South African. Though the satirical nature of the two songs would have flown over my … Continue reading What song???