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Rural Spaceman in Paris

After all these years, Lady Barton St Mary managed to persuade me to visit Paris. I’d visited Paris many years ago, when I was a skinny, long haired, unwashed student, in the company of an American flatmate called Dan. We’d … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman in Paris – Trailer

Finally, we find it. ‘Would you like me to take you up the Eiffel Tower?’ I ask Lady Barton St Mary. She looks at me balefully. ‘So, we have to queue to get through the security gate?’ she enquires. ‘Yes,’ … Continue reading

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I’ll Play What I Like – Paul Weller at Bristol Colston Hall

I’d been quite excited about seeing Paul Weller at Colston Hall, Bristol. The last time I’d seen him was with The Jam back in the early 1980s, before he adopted  floppy hair and a stripy blazer with The Style Council. … Continue reading

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Then 100 Hell’s Angels Stood Up …

Originally posted on ruralspaceman:
August, 1979 was a pivotal year in my life. It was the year I’d taken my ‘A’ levels and managed to get an offer from Sussex University. I can’t remember whether I knew that I’d been…

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Hello. Two weeks ago my laptop took a large drink via its keyboard and died, like many rock stars of the 70s. Hence until I have a new laptop,  I can’t guarantee a regular flow of unconnected balderdash. In the … Continue reading

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Take Your Chance While You’ve Still Got the Choice – AC/DC at The Etihad Stadium Manchester.

  It all started with their appearance on Top of the Pops in the 70s. It could have been Tony Blackburn or Kid Jensen who announced, “Now, from Australia, AC/DC with ‘Rock n’ Roll Damnation’… and there and then I … Continue reading

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Crunchy Rabbit Ears – Rural Spaceman’s Guide to Barcelona

I have returned refreshed from Spain after a four day excursion to Barcelona with Lady Barton St Mary, The Sexton and Pen. Lady BSM and Pen had been to Barcelona before for a middle aged hen weekend, so they had … Continue reading

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