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Some Times In This Life Are Beautiful

05/10/21

Sounding Back

I've mentioned before that, between about 1986 and 1994, I used zealously to tape the BBC Radio 1 shows of the legend that was John Peel...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

27/09/21

A Narrow Squeak

Only days after saying that there was little out there which causes open hilarity in yer ould Judge...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

19/09/21

Embar(code)ation

It's rare that Yer Judge sees something which makes him literally hoot with laughter...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

07/08/21

New Addition!

I became a great-great-uncle for the second time last month...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

01/08/21

The Collegiate University-Naming Team

I love those stories which fall into the category of, Si non vero, ben trovato...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

17/07/21

Ant-omology (Once More, Even)

I had suspected that something was about to happen...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

11/07/21

Grazie Molto, Italia!

Dunno why this old song from Doddy came into my head just a few minutes ago...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

05/07/21

That's Telling Us

Readers may recall that the great Spike Milligan left an instruction...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

31/05/21

"And If You Should See Dave..."

It is now over a year since the death of the Stranglers' keyboard maestro Dave Greenfield...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

18/05/21

Great Rampaging Ramsons!

Schopenhauer apparently said that smell was our special sense for memory...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

13/05/21

Paste The Lord!

We live in dispiriting days...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

31/03/21

Refried Tomato Chords

Regular and long-term readers will know of my preference for those musical artists who follow their own bent...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

05/03/21

An Elf, A Loser And...A Hippopotamus?

At the risk of being accused of obsessive behaviour...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

19/02/21

Al Stewart - "Year Of The Cat" (1976)

While I'm in the middle of two projects...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item

21/01/21

Great Songs Are Everlasting

I think I may have remarked before here (or if I haven't, I've said it to an old friend of the same vintage as myself) that I think that my generation had the best of it in so many ways...Permanent link icon - click on it to read the whole item