I do not typically make good decisions when I'm sad. In fact, I can look at all the monumentally bad decisions (also read as: bad boyfriends) I've made in my life and, yep, I was sad when I was making them. Here's a fun list of things I like to do when I'm sad Eat… Continue reading Being sad and making decisions
It's a big thing though, that fear of failure, no? Like when you get a new notebook. I am forever being bought notebooks, because I write, you see, so I have boxfuls upon boxfuls of beautiful notebooks, with pristine pages, full of empty space; because what if I write something and have to cross it out?!
Everything is difficult, including doing nothing, so you might as well do something.
Some of the eagle eyed amongst you might recognise the line of the title for this post. It's from the overwhelming, swelling, chorus of one of the latest The Hold Steady tracks. It's called Entitlement Crew, it's great. Go have a listen. Anyway. I wanted to come on today to talk about... I don't even… Continue reading Thanks for listening, thanks for understanding
It’s such fun to read scathing reviews about classic albums. Unfortunately, I don’t have one of those for you today. Heller-Nicholas (p. 48) says that this album ‘helped revatilsed folk music for a new generation’ and I can’t say I disagree. This album launched Baez’s career as a folk artist, then turned protestor and champion… Continue reading Joan Baez – Joan Baez – 1960
This post is coming to y’all a little late because I spent the day I should’ve spent writing it with my forever fave, my best pal. Sometimes you’ve just got to go and wander around Yorkshire and eat a lot of cheese, you know? Anyway, this is what I was loving in July. ‘Difficult Women’… Continue reading July Favourites
While our main reason for traveling down to London a few weeks ago was to see Tom Petty, we also took the chance to drop in at the latest music inspired exhibition at the V&A, Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains. I am not actually a huge Pink Floyd fan. I like the odd song, and… Continue reading Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains review
Gig: British Summer Time, Hyde Park. 9th July, 2017. Last week, I had the immense pleasure of seeing one of my absolute idols Stevie Nicks in real life at BST, as well as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Spoiler alert – it was brilliant. BST is something I wasn’t really aware of before I turned up… Continue reading Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – 9th July 2017.