Monthly Archives: June 2014

Who is John Grant?

It’s probably fair to point out that, two years ago, I’d never heard of John Grant. It was the title song of his second solo album ‘Pale Green Ghosts’ that brought him to my attention; a haunting song that reminded … Continue reading

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Just the ticket – A World Cup Story

Wordpretzels, you may be aware that the World Cup Football finals are taking place in Brazil at the moment. If you’re not, let me explain. To my American readers, when I say ‘football’ I don’t mean large men in armour … Continue reading

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Tales of the Passed

Last Thursday saw a significant moment in Master Johnny’s life, passing his driving test. What’s more, he managed to do it on the first attempt. For the first part of the week, I spent a few hours driving around the … Continue reading

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