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You know you’re in the Luberon #21

….when the Mistral blows all the tiles off church steeples. Oh. They’re built that way so that there are no tiles to blow off? Cue for a song…. Noel Coward was a charmer. As a writer he was brahma. Velvet … Continue reading

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Ianduringly delightful

When you stumble over stuff like this, you realise how much you miss Ian Dury. I do. anyway Stunningly witty lyrics, all very tongue-in-cheek. And what a lovely man in this Parkinson interview. One of the nicest things he did … Continue reading

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Tunes for a Tuesday – 30 August 2011

Buck Owens – Hello Trouble Chris Farlowe – Easy As That Chuck Berry – Too Much Monkey Business Doobie Brothers – Dependin’ on You Eläkeläiset – Humppaa Suomesta Gift of Dreams – Funkincise Ian Dury – Wake Up and Make … Continue reading

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>There ain’t half been some clever bastards…

>When I’m in the UK, I seem to have this mantra. “Stupid bloody Poms. Stupid bloody Poms. Stupid bloody Poms“ You’re constantly encountering dumb rules, imbecilic shop assistants, officious civil servants, illegible signs and basic, grinding thickness. But sometimes, you … Continue reading

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