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POS Snack and Grill Pt.2- Precinct Of Sound Dhal

Dhals are great- cheap, relatively simple to make and packed full of goodness. They’re also vegan,so they tick that box too. There’s quite a variety, and over the years I have tried quite a few- so what we have here … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help Thinking About Me (and Bowie)

The recent passing of David Bowie was a shock to us all. For an artist well known to be one who stood up for the Outsider, it was quite obvious that he touched All- rarely has media, social and otherwise, … Continue reading

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Don’t Stand On Shadows EP by The Last Of The Troubadours

The Last Of The Troubadours second EP shows a band growing in confidence and ambition with song-writing  Alongside the usual Guitar/Bass/Drum set up- we also have some Violin on the intro to ‘Tonight’, some lovely tinkly piano bits through ‘One To … Continue reading

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POS Snack Bar and Grill Pt.1- Tortilla Wrap Pizza

Music is food for the soul, but we still need actual food. So, recently opened on The Precinct, is the POS Snack Bar and Grill- and they’ve kindly donated some recipes for me to share… First up- Tortilla Wrap Pizza. … Continue reading

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The Stone Roses- Heaton Park 30/06/2012

After what seemed like a lifetime of waiting, tickets purchased back in October on that memorable morning by my friend and hopefully gig buddy, Alice (as it turned out we saw little of each other throughout the day, for one … Continue reading

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The 7″ Single

I believe pop was born and then died with the humble 7” single. RCA produced the first 7” in 1949, but it wasn’t until the late 50’s that it’s popularity soared with the advent of popular music geared for the … Continue reading

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Two new things I’m keeping an eye on.

That wonderful station that is 6music, has once again thrown up two artists that have caught my ear. They are very different from each other, show the diversity the station provides and proves the station has new music to offer … Continue reading

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The 17: Damascus In London

A few years ago I was brought to the attention of ex-KLF Bill Drummond’s new project- The17. This was to be a choir, which differered everytime it performed. It would not be recorded for prosterity, and the audience would be … Continue reading

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Death In Vegas Live- December 2011

Well, tickets purchased AGES before the return of Death In Vegas, this was an event I was much looking forward to. It sold out long before I thought it would- finger off the pulse, the last time I saw them … Continue reading

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Why Glastonbury 2011 was all about the ladies…

No- I didn’t go to Glastonbury, I observed from the relative cleanliness of my home- via the mixed media on which such an event can now be ‘experienced’.

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