2021-05-05

Edam

A wedge of Edam Cheese posed outside for the camera

Because It Was There
2021-05-02

Standing On Principle

I know it’s not a popular position but I’m going to come out as pro-Histamines.

Aside
2021-04-22

Art Today

There’s no accounting for Tate

Aside
2021-04-21

He Was Gone When The Mourning Came

Jim Steinman has bitten the dust.

Never shy of the big production he’d often throw in everything including the kitchen sink.

Rock with additional Roll

For We Must Have Music Death
2021-04-16

Philosophy

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.

Jules Renard

Quote
2021-04-13

Opus

Rosette in red with ‘Music Fact’ on it in gold

Despite the assertion of Dire Straits’ singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler George didn’t in fact know all the chords.

Music Facts
2021-04-12

Perseverance Pays

Sometimes.

Three years of illness and injury since his last win Mark Cavendish crosses the line first on a stage of the Tour Of Turkey.

A poor quality screenshot of a video of Mark Cavendish winning said race.

He could have retired and still have been one of the greatest sprinters ever but of course determination was one of the main reasons he became that.

When he started British Cycling didn’t think he was physically up to the job. The only problem was he kept beating the people they thought were.

Aside Sport Cycling
2021-04-12

Nominative Determinism?

Another song not on the Alcoholics Anonymous playlist…

Though I’m sure they’re actually referring to…

Further evidence for the defence…

I wonder what the weather was like…

It was earlier in the day at least (I seem to have drifted from the original theme)…

Yep, does appear to have turned into Kinks word association…

Sitting sipping what where?…

Rescued it on the stroke of the last bell.

For We Must Have Music
2021-04-11

What A Lovely Sunny Day

But a bit chilly so I’ll just nip upstairs to get a jacket so that I can go for a walk

[gets jacket, comes back down]

in the rain.

Aside
2021-04-09

Talking of Alternative’

I came across Lee Morse t’other day.

For We Must Have Music