I don’t normally post a picture of race medals. The race medal normally gets chucked at the bottom of the post race kitbag and languishes there, unloved, until the next race, normally about a year later. But this one is a bit different. Two weeks ago I completed the Langdale Half marathon. It was my … Continue reading Manbag #14 – Up & Running
Looking back 6 months reviewing events leading up to my operation.
Getting used to my ‘ner normal’ – life six month in, post operation
10 albums in 10 days – album #5 – Psychocandy – The Jesus & Mary Chain
If you need a record to cut through the fug of a hangover then this is the one – just as well, I had quite a few hangovers in the 80’s – only saw them live once – they toured with Blur and MBV possibly the loudest concert I have ever been to.
10 albums in 10 days – album #4 – Talk Talk – The Colour of Spring
So within these 10 albums there are 3 real keepers, albums that even now I go back to time after time and this is one of them. No idea where it came from, I’d heard their synth pop singles, seen them live but there was no clue that they were going to drop this album … Continue reading 10 albums in 10 days – album #4 – Talk Talk – The Colour of Spring
10 albums in 10 days – Album #3 – Real Life – Magazine
It was a chance encounter that introduced me to Magazine – I was 5 minutes late for my first lecture at Uni and the tutor wouldn’t let me in and I was told to wait outside. 3 minutes later another young lad rushes by, army greatcoat, DM’s and a gets the same treatment. We say … Continue reading 10 albums in 10 days – Album #3 – Real Life – Magazine