*126* music Friday

with a little bit of literature thrown in… Did you know that ‘Abbey Road’, the Beatles’ final album was released today? I didn’t, someone just told me so I’m sharing. Growing up in Italy yes I knew who The Beatles were, of course, but I wasn’t really a major fan – unlike my mother who […]

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*124* happy birthday, Boss…

I was 15 when I first heard Bruce’s music. It was 1985, a bunch of tapes on my bedroom floors and I can honestly say it felt like he was talking to me, me alone, me personally… I became – slightly – obsessed, I translated all his songs into Italian because I wanted to know […]

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*77* music Friday

Last Tuesday my sister and I took mum to see Michael Buble in concert… and he was brilliant. Plus I got to see my 73yr old mum doing the twist to a Chubby Checker cover… We had a fabulous time. Good guy. He’s a good guy. Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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*73* music Friday

Nice and mellow today… an amazing song about starting over, getting stuck in a rut and starting again… I’m goin’ down to the Greyhound stationGonna get a ticket to rideGonna find that lady with two or three kidsAnd sit down by her side Ride ’til the sun comes up and down around me‘Bout two or […]

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*66* music Friday

Mr M and I saw Jamie Cullum a couple of nights ago on the opening night of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival Amazing. (Also, Grand Torino is an awesome movie… a must if you’ve never seen it) Have a great weekend.

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*62* music Friday

Is there a better way to start the weekend than a new song from The Boss? I mean… c’mon… I have listened to it about five times already and you can bet your first Friday G&T that it’ll be on repeat for the rests of the day till all the lyrics are imprinted in my […]

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*48* music Friday

This song always makes me think of sunshine and hazy, carefree, warm days… we’re not quite there yet… but there’s hope! wish you all a sunny weekend.

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*44* music Friday

Something a little different… a little bit poetry, a little bit music… I was introduced to Kate Tempest during a lecture this week on poetry slams and music poetry… enlightening and inspiring… Kate Tempest is an English spoken word performer, poet, recording artist, novelist and playwright. In 2013, she won the Ted Hughes Award for her work Brand […]

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