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


A Week in the Life

First up an embarrassing incident involving birthdays. Now last year I belatedly discovered that February the 16th was the delightful Sian's birthday and was determined to remember to send her a birthday greeting, which I did. However I did manage to completely forget that Monday was my Birthday until checking Facebook at the end of … Continue reading A Week in the Life

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???