Song Lyric Sunday: Free – ‘Baby I Love You’

Jim is giving us free rein for Song Lyric Sunday this week. Which is timely. Tomorrow is my – by which, of course, I mean ‘our’ – 46th wedding anniversary and this is the first record I ever bought for my darling wife. The words were true then and they are just as true now.…

Song Lyric Sunday: Siblings – ‘Sister Morphine’

Jim’s theme for Song Lyric Sunday this week is siblings. ‘ Leonard Cohen’s ‘Sisters of Mercy’ was the first song that came to my mind, but I’ve already deployed it in this thread. Fortunately, I then recalled one of the deeper cuts from the Rolling Stones’ seminal ‘Sticky Fingers’ album, released in 1971. Like most…

One-Liner Wednesday: Beware of zealotry

“If there is one thing more difficult than submitting oneself to a regime it is refraining from imposing it upon other people”  – Proust: Cities Of The Plain (Sodome et Gomorrhe) – – – – – – – – – #1liner Weds 16 September 2020

Song Lyric Sunday: Culture – ‘Vesti La Giubba’

A complete change of pace this week for Song Lyric Sunday, as Jim has chose the themes of Musical and Opera. As a general rule, I can’t get to grips with musicals, apart from the odd so-called ‘jukebox’ type. The one about Tina Turner was pretty good. When it comes to opera, I do have…

One Liner Wednesday: On trend

“It is splendid to be advanced, one can never be advanced enough”  – Proust: Cities Of The Plain (Sodome et Gomorrhe) – – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 3 September 2020