Category Archives: Mercury Prize

All Systems Go

There always seems to be a parking space outside the vintage shop, which is both convenient and expensive. Convenient because of the parking space, expensive because I always end up buying something from the shop. Today it was another jacket, … Continue reading

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The Magic Numbers

No, I don’t like the Magic Numbers, they were just what I thought they were, one hit wonders. Well ok, they might have had more than one, but they were never going to last. I said that when I first … Continue reading

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The Fight Back Starts Here

It’s Sunday, five days after finishing radiotherapy. The relief at finishing treatment was soon replaced by the realisation that the side effects were intensifying. I would happily have accepted the theory that there were active volcano inside me erupting at … Continue reading

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