Hi, this is blog calling

Hello!?!?!? Hello Blog Hi NFHere How are you doing? I am not bad, plodding along. How’s life with you? You know mustn’t grumble. What? Why? I thought that’s why you have me This is true, I have used you to vent. I just don’t feel like it much. There seems to be so much crap in the world, my moaning would… Read more →

This is not normal

My plan for today’s post was to link to the Last Week Tonight video but sadly, it’s not available in the UK so it would seem pointless to even try. It was essentially slating Trump and how the country in which Mr Oliver now lives, could elect  ‘A (Ku Klux) Klan-backed misogynist internet troll will deliver the next State of… Read more →

Bernard Herrmann

His scores have taken on a life of their own away from the movies they were meant to accompany. Play someone the music from the Psycho shower sequence and people will know the mood you are trying to convey. Bernard Herrmann’s music has transcended movies and for me become something more. Often filled with dark brooding tones and often heavy… Read more →

Euro-Trip 1995

Way back in the spring of 1995 myself and a good friend at the time decided we would take some time out before he started Uni and I went to college and have a little road trip.  We ended up driving a red ford escort down to Greece and back over a period of 2 months. We had hoped to… Read more →

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

When I was at school a friend of mine lent me his tape of Hot Rocks 1964-71 an early best of The Rolling Stones. It utterly blew my mind with it’s breath, depth and sear bluesy rock ‘n’ roll attitude. There are Stones classics from their early work such as Time is on my side and (I can’t get no)… Read more →

That Thing Called Love (Good Love Songs)

Lets face it most pop songs are about love or variations of love. Young love, unrequited love, physical love or just love of ones self (Yes I am looking at you Mr West). With so many love songs out there I have chosen my favorites.  Remember kids use music not to get into a girls pants but use it to… Read more →