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Monday, August 13, 2012

#522: 1984, Cocteau Twins, Pearly Dewdrops’ Drops

August 13, 2012

As Jackie has mentioned the weekend saw some heavy duty gig going.  Public Image Limited on Saturday night at the Forum followed by the Closing Ceremony gig in Hyde Park on Sunday with New Order, The Specials and Blur.  It was enough to make grown men of a certain age weep with joy.  It’s left […]

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How did our Olympic Hopefuls fare?

August 13, 2012

So, it’s all over. Back to being a miserable bastard once again. Oh well. But, before then, a time for reflection, and I’m going to start by looking at the thirteen individuals we highlighted as hopefuls in the two years running up to the games – how did they get one? Were they Paul McCartney […]

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