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Well….it’s been a little while, hasn’t it? I’m not a great fan of New Year resolutions. When I make them, I tend to break them so fast the electronic ink hasn’t dried. And also having ADHD means I tend to have terrible expectations of what I can get done in a day. Even if I […]
Book review: The Judas Case by Nicholas Graham
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Tag Archives: music
An Unusual Bangalee Evening
“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.” Jawaharlal Nehru Wifey and I like to take a little stroll around the walled-in grounds of LAMB’s compound where we live and work. Although we don’t eat as late as many … Continue reading
A gift for those who argue with me: More Fat and Frantic
Continuing (and finishing) my little obsession with my personal past and the little-known 80s band called Fat & Frantic, I thought I would share one of their more humorous songs this time. If you’ve ever found yourself in an argument … Continue reading
Fat & Frantic – Freedom is a Sweet Word
I get horribly nostalgic for the past these days – it must be a sign of age, I guess. Recently, I have been really craving the music of a little-known band called Fat & Frantic who had a strong following … Continue reading
Introducing Kirsty Devaney and Jamie’s Charity
This is the last of my charity posts (at least for now) – a little series I envisaged a few weeks ago – and, in fact, it is this young woman’s post on her Facebook that inspired the whole mini-series … Continue reading
Death of a Sitar Legend: a Short Personal Tribute to Ravi Shankar
I’m sitting on my bed (also known as my desk) and across from me I can see my sitar propped up against the wall. Usually, when I look at it I get a little feeling of childlike excitement. … Continue reading