Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

There’s a blaze of light in every word; the holy or the broken Hallelujah

My mum sent me this article from The Irish Times, published on August the 19th, Peter’s birthday. We sang this song at our wedding (not very well… It’s a difficult song to sing, and our organist didn’t know the song … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Leonard!

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.

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Weekly Photo Challenge; My 2012 in Pictures

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

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The White Girls Dancing

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.

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There is a crack, a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in

  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

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