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Musings On Music

May Favourites : Gorgeous Gardens

Monthly favourites time is here again and this one will be a quick run down as I’m a little behind schedule due to severe laptop issues that I don’t wish to dwell on as it is too annoying for words. So let’s get into it, […]

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April Favourites : A Mixed Bag

To be honest I was a little preoccupied with the French elections in April and engaged in much reading and TV viewing to better understand the system.  Relief was palpable as Macron saw off Le Pen in the second round, although he has a hard road ahead. In […]

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February Favourites : White As Snow

2017 is zooming by and we’re now into March and thankfully spring will arrive at the end of the month which is such a mood booster, it’s like a little mother’s helper but of the natural variety. There is an abundance of colour in these parts thanks […]

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New Music : Rooting For You : London Grammar

It’s been a while since I posted anything music related but here’s a song I’ve been listening to on repeat.  Rooting For You is a new tune from London Grammar with Hannah Reid‘s haunting vocals. This is their first release since 2013’s If You Wait so hopefully […]

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RIP George Michael 1963 – 2016

If you grew up in the 80’s George Michael‘s music was omnipresent. From Wham‘s quite hilarious yet incredibly smart and infectious take on pop through to Faith and then onto the 90’s with the Freedom supermodel song. He was a huge deal. His voice was […]

New Music : Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds : Jesus Alone

I’ll make this brief and state my adoration for Nick Cave‘s music, his gruff voice and lyrics. Favourite tracks are Deanna, Into My Arms, The Ship Song, Nature Boy and Where The Wild Roses Grow featuring Kylie Minogue. On the face of it an unlikely collaboration, but it […]

Smelly Interludes : Music Gigs : Top 5 Smells

Music gigs are magic. There’s nothing like hearing live music to transport you from daily life. Last week I attended two gigs which is totally out of the ordinary. I would love to see and hear more music acts but Paris gets everything and occasionally an […]