Song Lyric Sunday: Truth – ‘Gimme Some Truth’

I do tend to take Helen’s Song Lyric Sunday prompts quite literally, so this week’s theme of ‘Truth’ needed a little self-discipline in order to avoid conflating ‘true’ with ‘truth’. Coincidentally, as I first saw Helen’s prompt this morning I was listening to Bob Dylan’s ‘True Love Tends To Forget’: a very fine song, but…

Song Lyric Sunday: Comfort – ‘Built For Comfort’

This week’s theme, as set by Helen at This Thing Called Life One Word At A Time is ‘comfort’. Is it too soon for another Pink Floyd song? Probably, so that rules out ‘Comfortably Numb’. Pity. But it’s never too soon for another bit of the blues. so here’s a Willie Dixon song, as performed…

Faire-Le-Dodo (87): Did You Know?…

We didn’t see you at the recent annual Vin d’Amitie at the village hall. We can only assume that you didn’t know there was free drink involved (quite an agreeable rosé méthode champènoise, as it happens). You may not even know what the Vin d’Amitie is. For the uninitiated, it’s an evening ‘do’ early in…

One-Liner Wednesday: Fashion Faux-Pas

“Is that a new shirt, or have you just been sick?” Picture this – if you can. August 1967: the Summer of Love and also Liverpool’s first Saturday home game of the new season. I was standing on the Kop, as was my wont in those days. Close to me was a lad wearing a…