Monthly Archives: July 2021

Balladeers Through the Years

Hello Pop Pickers. We’ve had the Queen of Soul and it was a well deserved title. But if we can’t have the Queen I’m certain that my first pick today should have been no less than a Duchess. She was … Continue reading

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Product of an Ear Worm.

None of us are immune from the ear-worm. That sometimes annoying little thing that starts as an unrecognisable hum in the back of the brain that nags and nags until maybe a little more of the tune appears and sometimes … Continue reading

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Political Answers..

My MP has replied to my letter, see previous post. Whilst not having the answers I particularly want, he has at least covered the points thoroughly and given the current crisis I suppose not unfairly. It’s a very long letter … Continue reading

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Probably Too Polite

On the whole it’s a British failing hat we can be too polite. When people bump into us we often find ourselves apologising despite it not being our fault. And, if we hold a shop door open for someone close … Continue reading

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The Hoppity Brain

As most of you ill have gathered by now I’m a pantster rather than a plotter. I confess that my books were pretty much the same way but I don’t think I mind being predictable as long as you can’t … Continue reading

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Variations Without a Theme

I found the missing blog post. Yay. It had been created as a page rather than a blog. Double punishment this week. Most people who know me know that of all music I love Motown best and of Motown my … Continue reading

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I Am Flailing, I Am Flailing.

We interrupt these proceedings for a short message, whinge from our sponsor. WTF ! Last week I carefully prepared a post for today and scheduled it to appear while I was out. Did it publish, No. Can I find it, … Continue reading

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More Of The Same Mixture

We talked last week of my musical era and I probably discounted the 70’s which was a little unfair as there was still plenty to enjoy . From 1972 came the remarkable talent of Peter Skellern who may have been … Continue reading

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