…a state of mind.

29 October 2007 // Music

So, we’ve made the point that it’s about being “Caught By The River”. It’s a state of mind. A very personal moment… Take a look at the post below this. It sums it up. When I first listened to “Miss America”, everything stopped. It was just released and it happened to a few of us, […]

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Mary Margaret O’Hara’s “Miss America”

29 October 2007 // Music

“Every time I told a friend I’d called it Miss America, they laughed”, said Mary Margaret O’Hara in another lifetime, in another place, to another me. She’d made this album, in Toronto and Wales. It was 1988. She spent about four years working it out (when she wasn‘t painting); about two weeks recording it. It […]

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The Summer is Over (Clocks Go Back Tonight)…..

27 October 2007 // Miscellany

Louise Wolfson, antique clock restorer There’s happiness in clocks. It’s to do with restoration, repainting, keeping an old thing alive. I didn’t take a course. I learned on the job about the types of movement in clocks, the cogs, and how to diagnose a clock, how to listen to a tick. You can tell various […]

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A Pool, a Pike and then a Pint

26 October 2007 // Miscellany

  John Richardson

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Mayday Poster from Common Ground

25 October 2007 // Miscellany

May Day – May Day. Our new landscape-format poster shows a glimpse of the rich range of local distinctiveness we stand to lose if we do not answer this call for help. Blandness and uniformity in town and country are the indicators of a deeper malaise as nature and culture struggle under habitat loss and […]

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