Weekly Song Challenge: Colours

I thought I might start to play along with the Weekly Song Challenge hosted by Laura at lauravent69. The rules are as follows: Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post. Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions. Tag two people to participate I’m skipping Rule Three,…

Song Lyric Sunday: Animal – ‘Dogs of War’

Jim has set the theme of ‘Animal’ for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday challenge. I think we’re overdue another dose of Pink Floyd in this thread, so here’s ‘Dogs of War, originally released on the ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’ album. Dogs of war and men of hate With no cause, we don’t discriminate Discovery…

30-Day Song Challenge: Days 19-24

Here is the fourth instalment of my contribution to the 30-Day Song Challenge currently running. 19 A song that makes you think about life: ‘Five Years’ “My brain hurts a lot” So, what would you do if you definitively knew the date of your own demise (and, more particularly, that it was not that far…

21 Music Questions Answered

A few weeks ago (what can I tell you? I’ve been busy), the prolific Fandango posted his answers to 21 questions about musical tastes, set by another blogger. This gave me the idea of doing something similar, if only to relieve the thin and no doubt tedious diet of ‘One-Liner Wednesdays’ and ‘Song Lyric Sundays’…

Song Lyric Sunday: Fear – ‘Fearless’

A lot of people  seem to have found Helen’s theme of ‘Fear’ for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday pretty straightforward. I confess that I had to think about it for a while, having eschewed the perhaps too obvious ‘Don’t Fear The Reaper’. However, this Pink Floyd song eventually came to me, and famously has the…

Song Lyric Sunday: Madness – ‘Brain Damage’

“There’s someone in my head but it’s not me” Helen’s chosen the theme of ‘Madness’ for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday. You might say that – for me at any rate – that was a complete no-brainer. It’s pretty obvious from the title of this blog what my favourite group is, but Pink Floyd is…

Is this normal?

Ask a silly question and…you know how it goes. ‘What silly question?’ you may be wondering. No, it’s not the title of this post, but rather what inspired it: today’s instalment of ‘365 Days of Writing Prompts’: “The normal. Is being ‘normal’ – whatever that means to you – a good thing or a bad…