Monthly Archives: November 2011

Gig Report – Jesse Malin 27/11/11

Jesse Malin – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, Sunday 27th November 2011 It was with a great sense of anticipation that I set off up the A38 on Sunday afternoon.  I was on the way to see one of my favourite singers, … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge 29/11/11 – “Blocked”

This is part of the weekly “100 Word Challenge” at Julia’s Place. The picture is this week’s prompt. Write, write, write – that’s what they keep telling me. Stop talking about it, and just sit down and do it.  But … Continue reading

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Friday Read 25/11/11 – The Book You’re Going To Read Next

So to the last of our list of Friday Read prompts.  As discussed the week we talked about how I choose books, this can be quite an in-depth consideration, with a variety of factors coming into play.  And I normally … Continue reading

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Music Monday 21/11/11 – B is for…

B is for The Beatles I’ve known Beatles songs all my life – I think anyone who has grown up since they were around probably has too.  Their music has become a part of our culture over the 50 years … Continue reading

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Friday Read 18/11/11 – Something You Wish You’d Written or Could Write

If you’re going to aspire to something, why not aim high – my choice is William Shakespeare! Do I wish I’d written Shakespeare’s entire body of work? Not really, that’s not how I mean it.  What I would wish is … Continue reading

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Friday Read 18/11/11 (Catch Up) – Favourite Biography/Autobiography

Coming Back To Me – Marcus Trescothick Generally speaking, sporting autobiographies tend to be a bit of a turn-off for me, much as I love sport. Mainly because sportsmen normally have very boring early lives, being ordinary kids of average … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday 17/11/11 – Most Memorable Meal While Travelling…

Al-Jazira cafe/restaurant – Morocco Now this is my kind of category – food and travel!  I note that the prompt is “most memorable”, not “best”, which is a very different thing in so many ways. Among several candidates, I am … Continue reading

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