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October 1, 2016

I actually rediscovered this song, which I love by the way, by way of Nick Lowe’s former father-in-law, Johnny Cash who recorded “The Beast in Me” for his American Recordings album in 1994. Been listening to a lot of Nick Lowe this week. It’s easy for me to reach for Tom Waits or Johnny Cash…

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September 25, 2016

It’s been a great week and this weekend is one of those weekends I am truly grateful for. To be honest I always look for things to be thankful for and today is my son’s 18th birthday – so today, gratitude is easy. I’ve been feeling a little emotional this week. I think as a…

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September 24, 2016

Here’s a new discovery for me S Carey – Sean Carey. I am absolutely loving his stuff. Carey is also the drummer and supporting vocalist of indie folk band Bon Iver. I wanted to share the alternate version of Fire Scene but the video wasn’t available for some reason – check it out though –…

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September 22, 2016

(From the Emilio de la Morena show earlier this week) We can all be quite judgemental – I suppose it’s an inherent part of human nature. Despite my best efforts, I am not squeaky clean when it comes to judging others. For me, it is mainly small things like style choices. But occasionally it might…

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September 18, 2016

  It’s 9.30am and I’ve been up for hours. Making hay and the sun is shining! This is a quick one as we are out for a family brunch shortly and then packing the car up to take my daughter to Uni. A lot of people have asked how I will cope with her away…

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This is not a usual pick for this feature, in that I haven’t been listening to a lot of The Strokes, though I do like them.. Very oddly, I have woken up with this song in my head every day this week, without fail – so I figure it’s a sign and it’s a great…

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September 11, 2016

Hey there – just checking in – a little later than usual… I have no idea where all my time is going. My life seems to be on a permanent fast forward – so if you know the secret of slowing time down let me know – I actually feel like I’d quite like to…

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September 9, 2016

There’s the very odd occasion in my life when silence is better than music – generally when my brain is overly full and busy. This week started like that but, in reality, I can’t survive a day without any music. Been listening to a LOT of instrumental stuff this week and top of my list…

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September 4, 2016

It’s been pretty full on since I got back from holiday three weeks ago. In fact, I can’t quite believe I have been back for so long – time is truly flying by – which must mean I am having fun A big part of my life is as you probably know is my children…I…

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