From the daily archives:

Thursday, April 26, 2012

#453: 1975, Bob Dylan, Tangled Up In Blue

April 26, 2012

In another time and another place, it was a hot summer – I would lie in my bed and listen to my vinyl copy of the album Blood On The Tracks on my little white record player. I knew very little about Bob Dylan, I did not understand that this was the album in which […]

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Vince Cable: How on earth can he stay in Cabinet?

April 26, 2012

In December 2010, Vince Cable was secretly recorded declaring war on the Murdoch empire. At the time he was responsible for overseeing the News International bid to take over all of BSkyB – as a result of his comments he was deemed to no longer be impartial and had to hand over this part of […]

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Special Advisers: What, Why and Who?

April 26, 2012

Yesterday saw the now familiar sight of a young, clean-cut, professional being escorted out of a Whitehall department having, if you believe his embattled former boss, turned into a rogue maverick and acted entirely independently and utterly without the knowledge or acquiescence of the department. I have to say I felt a little bit of […]

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#452: 1992, Aphex Twin, Heliosphan

April 26, 2012

Strictly speaking Devon and Cornwall week finished with Jackie South’s posting of the Mystery Jets’Lorna Doone. However, as with closing album track week (and indeed my favourite theme week so far, songs about other artists week), I am going to extend the theme by one more song.  It kind of makes sense anyway now that […]

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