Vienna Teng – Harbor #musicmonday

The idea of #musicmonday on this blog is to introduce my lovely readers to something I love that they might not have  heard before. It’ll be varied, singers and musicians from around the world and while I can’t promise you’ll love it, hopefully we’ll broaden our musical horizons together. If you have a song that…

Distraction as a #tt on Twitter

Over the weekend the word ‘distraction’ was a trending global topic (#tt) on Twitter, meaning it was one of the ten most used words or phrases on Twitter at the time. It seemed such an odd word to be trending that I eventually gave in to curiousity and clicked the link. Amazingly it was not…

Music Monday – Soul Cake

I like sharing music so today’s Music Monday is devoted to my favourite  – Soul Cake – from Sting’s Winter album, released last year, and performed live at Durham Cathedral in this video. It’s got killer rhythm and a jaunty melody – just what a cold dark Christmas in the Northern Hemisphere needs. According to…

Surgery – Third Time Lucky

It’s been months since I wrote anything here, largely because my life has been focused around doctor’s visits, injections, painkillers and work. It’s been a drag at best and depressingly painful at worst, especially as the date of the final round of surgery remained a mystery for so long. Things are better now. I had…

Linkification

Morning lovely people – notice anything different around here? Firstly, I’ve started using some awesome social media icons, designed by Nikola Lazarevic, for the “social media” sidebar. What do you think? The icons are available here and I got the idea from the lovely Sam Michel who posted on hunting for the perfect free social media…