Last Sunday we went to see Leonard Cohen again in the O2 arena in Greenwich. This is the 5th time we have seen him since he started out on his world tour in 2008.
Posted in Folk Music, London, Music, Poetry, spoken word
Tagged Leonard Cohen, Old Ideas Tour, Sharon Robinson, that's how the light gets in, The O2 Arena, The Webb Sisters, There is a crack a crack in everything
I have tickets for us to go see the David Bowie Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London which opens today!
I love Sinéad O’Connor, I always have. When I first heard ‘Troy’ the haunting love song from her first album, The Lion & The Cobra, she was singing from my heart, from my soul. She screamed for me, from me. … Continue reading
Posted in Daddies, Dublin, Music, Photography
Tagged Debt Crisis, Greed, How about I be me (and you be you)?, Neil Condron, Sinéad O'Connor, St Patrick's Day, The Celtic Tiger, The Lion and The Cobra, Troy, Upon Small Shoulders, WB Yeats
This week’s weekly photo challenge is to pick the best pictures from 2012 and have those pictures tell everyone about your year. I have so many… to narrow it down to a few to produce a gallery was really really … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Birds, Boats, Devon, Jewellery, London, Music, Olympics, Parakeets, Photography, Snow, Surrey Hills, Travel, Water, Wilson
Tagged Birdham Pool, Christmas Swim, Hampton Open Air Pool, Leonard Cohen, London 2012, Photography, Postaday, Snow, St Martha on The Hill, Weekly Photo Challenge
Top 10 earning dead celebrities! If you’re famous enough, even the small matter of being dead can’t stop you from making a very good living. Forbes looked at the earnings of deceased celebrities’ estates for the twelve months ending October … Continue reading
Posted in Death, Films, Money, Music, Physics, Science
Tagged Albert Einstein, Bob Marley, Dr Seuss, Elizabeth Taylor, Elvis, John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, Peanuts, Postaday, Steve McQueen
I love ‘Amateur Transplants‘ although some of their material is seriously inappropriate, especially for doctors! The video above is only a few seconds long. This one below is also is brilliant (about 3 minutes long), and reminds me of the … Continue reading
Posted in Dyslexia, Music
Tagged Adam Kay, Amateur Transplants, dyslexia, Humour, Le Clown, Madame Weebles, Paracetamoxyfrusebendroneomycin, Paracetemoxyfusebendroneomycin, Simon Biswas, The London Underground Song
No sun – no moon! No morn – no noon No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day No warmth – no cheerfulness, no healthful ease No comfortable feel in any member – No shade, no shine, … Continue reading
Posted in Life, London, Photography, Poetry, spoken word
Tagged Grey, London, November, Pea-Souper, Poetry, Thomas Hood, Tower Bridge
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The Challenge this week is to create a gallery of happy photos, or photos that make me happy! Taking photographs makes me happy & I love when they come out well, like the little bird I found on a wall … Continue reading
Charley & Hettie Webb cartwheeling in unison during ‘The Future’ The photo is not mine, but I can’t remember the source. Will update this post if I find it. Photo taken during his visit to Dublin this September.
Leonard live at the National Stadium, Dublin 1988 I WAS THERE! I was only 19, and had spent the previous 4 years being lulled to sleep and indulging in depression with Leonard’s first 3 albums, very typical of teenagers … Continue reading
Posted in folk rock, Getting old, Life, Music, Pain, Photography, Poetry, spoken word
Tagged Dear Heather, I'm Your Man, Leonard Cohen, National Stadium Dublin 1988, Old Ideas, Old Ideas Tour, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8, Songs From A Room, Songs of Leonard Cohen, Songs of Love and Hate, Ten New Songs, The Future, Various Positions, World Tour 2008 - 2010