Song Lyric Sunday: Home Town – ‘In My Liverpool Home’

This week, Jim’s looking for a song that gives a sense of place – more specifically a place with personal connections. I’m glad that he has broadened the original remit, which was to write about either your home town or where you live now. Pretty thin pickings there. However, my spiritual home – just across…

10 Albums That Rocked My World – #1

My esteemed brother has just started a challenge on his Facebook page in which he is going to post, daily for the next ten days, an image of the cover of an album that he regards as seminal in the development of his musical tastes. No comment, no elaboration, just the cover. My daughter has…

One-Liner Wednesday: ‘Sticks and stones…’

“One’s own being the best of all possible worlds, the ill-informed contempt of ‘outsiders’ may be disregarded.”  – Proust: ‘Within A Budding Grove’ (À L’ombre Des Jeunes Filles En Fleurs)  – – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 15 April 2020

Song Lyric Sunday: Jewelry – ‘Diamonds Made From Rain’

This week, Jim offers us a range of precious stones as prompts for Song Lyric Sunday: diamond, emerald, sapphire and so on. Unsurprisingly, my first thought was Leonard Cohen’s ‘Diamonds In The Mine’, but I’ve already used that a few years ago for a different prompt. This, however, is a more than acceptable substitute –…