The Sound of Music

Always up for an invocation of the Greatest Musical Ever, I’ve been meaning to write about PD and music for ages but it’s been so busy recently. What’s new?! Anyway here we go, quite literally. I have a theory that you are either touched by music or not. What I mean is that you either…

Desperate. But not serious.

Omg. Omg. Omg. I’m a teenager and I feel like screaming. In a good way. Adam Ant live and kicking. Damn he’s good. No nostalgia to taint what are sharp and tight tunes. They may be from far too long ago to admit to but they’re the bomb. No back to the 80’s schtick. All…

Nowt so queer as Folk

so, i’m a bit of an indie chick. One day I will list my loves properly but I’ve already written about Echo and the Bunnymen. I went to a new kind of gig (for me) a couple of days ago. Other Half got tickets to see one of his personal favourites, loud0n wainwright. He was…

Roadkill

So, here I am, on my Early train to big London when I spy this quote from Aneurin in the paper “we know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. ” great quote. It got me thinking. We went to see Hugh Laurie play his debut…

24 hours

what a great 24hrs…Ian McCullough at Gloucester Guildhall…we were in the front row. Stripped down Bunnymen greats, covers and solo lovelies. It was amazing….until he just got up and left! Rubbish ending, sadly. Yesterday was a year since my father died and McCullough played songs that were so relevant eg Rust that I was crying…

No, I really am actually a grown up

Time for a trip down memory lane…I was walking down to a girls night out this week (which was fab btw, a much needed treat) when I passed this poster. Now, Mr McCullough was a bit of an idol to me when I was a teenager. The Bunnymen were my heroes. Porcupine was my first…