From the daily archives:

Monday, November 14, 2011

#329: 2011, My Morning Jacket, Circuital

November 14, 2011

The last couple of weeks have been really busy work wise for me.  So busy in fact that last Monday I was due to go to see My Morning Jacket at one of my favourite London venues, The Roundhouse, but didn’t make it because I was still trapped at work.   The tickets are still on […]

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Bye Bye Berlusconi

November 14, 2011

Yesterday’s resignation of Silvio Berlusconi as Italy’s Prime Minister probably brings to an end the career of one of the most absurd (and terrifying) figures to lead a western country in the post-war democratic west.  There are a couple of caveats – I say ‘probably’ because in his resignation statement he hinted that he may […]

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#328: 2011, Willie Nelson, The Scientist

November 14, 2011

We’ve officially ended Covers Week, but I heard this yesterday for the first time and decided it was worth running with.  Not least because I also happened to get sucked into watching X-Factor on Saturday and this track is a staple ballad that gets sung on talent shows, usually by talentless blokes trying to show their sensitive […]

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Making Sense Of The Merseyside Mash-Up

November 14, 2011

Regular readers will know that I’m doing a series on the proposed boundary changes for the parliamentary constituencies in the North West at the moment.  Having previously covered Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater Manchester, it is now the turn of Merseyside. Or part of Merseyside, anyway.  The Boundary Commission decided that they did not want a Merseyside […]

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