*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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*39* music Friday

International Women’s day. March 8th. Its story is fascinating, and I suggest you read it here. The UN began celebrating the International Day in 1975, which was designated International Women’s Year. Over the decades it has morphed from recognizing the achievements of women to becoming a rallying point to build support for women’s rights and participation, […]

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*35* music Friday

Wasn’t sure what song to pick this morning so I scrolled through my Shazam list and this one popped up… haven’t heard it in a while so… here it is. Enjoy! Wish you all a fabulous weekend.

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*21* music Friday

Something totally new for me. Lately I’ve been exploring – because shamefully it does feel like a world away from me – hip hop music and culture. Fascinating. I had always dismissed it but I guess I finally learned that it’s stupid to dismiss something without knowing anything about it… so… This song … I’m […]

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*11* music Friday

The sun has just broken through the clouds, so now this song doesn’t seem so topical anymore… but it remains beautiful and I hope you’ll like it too: Dar Williams: The beauty of the rain… Happy Friday.

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