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Give it up for Lent

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Give it up for Lent

You don’t have to be religious to enter into the spirit of Lent however, you might baulk at the idea of spending forty days and nights alone in the wilderness being tempted by The Devil. Much easier to endure a … Continue reading

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The Musical Map of Great Britain – 1964 – 1969

With the benefit of hindsight, the opinion expressed by Mike Smith of Decca Records that there was no future for guitar groups in Britain was so far off the mark as to suggest that here was a man w… Source: … Continue reading

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The musical map of Great Britain – 1948 – 1963

Post-War Britain [ 1948 – 56 ] was far from cool however, it was the place to be for thousands of immigrants who moved here from the British colonies to take up residence in our fair country.… Source: The musical … Continue reading

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Snowflake Generation

I may have mentioned before that I am an avid book reader getting through, on average, two books a week, so finding something new is a bit of a challenge. I will read some titles more than once providing there … Continue reading

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This Septic Isle

The late Jo Cox, MP for Batley and Spen was a person who believed in love – the Big one, not just loving your friends and family but everyone she ever came into contact with and many others that she … Continue reading

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A Divided Party is unelectable.

I’m really pleased that I decided not to attend this years Labour Party Conference because I would have left it feeling even more disappointed with the party than I was before I arrived which is a shame because I thought … Continue reading

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