Monthly Archives: June 2011

Popping the Kettle On

Well, my goodness – I feel like a little old lady who hasn’t seen you in a while. You know, talking over the back garden fence with my hair up in curlers, and an apron strapped around my waist. “How … Continue reading

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(Show A Little Faith, There’s Magic In The Night) 10 Best Bruce Springsteen Songs

This week… Some good old-fashioned mix-tape fun. No thrills (on my part, at least) – just a simple, daily celebration of especially excellent music-making. Why? Shits and giggles. And because these fingers are made for typing. Rules? 10 songs each, … Continue reading

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(In the Jingle Jangle Morning) 10 Best Bob Dylan Songs

This week… Some good old-fashioned mix-tape fun. No thrills (on my part, at least) – just a simple, daily celebration of especially excellent music-making. Why? Shits and giggles. And because “because because because” (The Wizard Of Oz, 1939). Rules? 10 … Continue reading

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(A Splendid Time Is Guaranteed For All) 10 Best Beatles Songs

This week… Some good old-fashioned mix-tape fun. No thrills (on my part, at least) – just a simple, daily celebration of especially excellent music-making. Why? Shits and giggles. And because “music is a great sauce, even better than hunger” (p. … Continue reading

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(Ground Control to Major Tom) 10 Best David Bowie Songs

This week… Some good old-fashioned mix-tape fun. No thrills (on my part, at least) – just a simple, daily celebration of especially excellent music-making. Why? Shits and giggles. And because “nothing better fills up the time between birth and death … Continue reading

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(Coney Island) Funnel Cake, Bumper Cars, and a Handful of Freaks

My first ever trip to Coney Island, how terribly exciting! Doubly so, given I’ve some great company to share the occasion with – Jackie, plus a visiting Alan Treanor and his new lady wife, Erin. (Living together now in London, … Continue reading

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