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Archive for the month “August, 2014”

September @ Somerset House ~ A Little History: Nick Cave & Cohorts, 1981 – 2013

3 – 28 September 2014. An exhibition of photographs by Bleddyn Butcher, tracking Nick Cave’s creative career from The Birthday Party to the calmer disquiet of 2013’s Push The Sky Away

Source: www.somersethouse.org.uk

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Wednesday .. listening…to …Marianne Faithfull – Truth, bitter Truth from 1982

“Marianne Faithfull – Truth, bitter Truth 1982 Where did it go to my youth? Where did it fade away to? Oh what is all the truth – the bitter truth? …”

 

strange dubbing? otherworldly?

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Wet Tuesday in London Music: Foo Fighters – My Hero (acoustic)

Watch the Full Concert – http://qello.com/concert/-Skin-and-Bones-4676 ;

Source: www.youtube.com

For Hanaki

 

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Wet Tuesday in London Music: Foo Fighters – My Hero (acoustic)

Watch the Full Concert – http://qello.com/concert/-Skin-and-Bones-4676 ;

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The Underground

Source: www.poetryarchive.org

Seamus Heaney, with thanks.

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Our Top Ten Steps and Staircases in London

“We climb many flights of stairs in the course of an average day, but the best staircases are more than just a way of getting between floors.”

Source: footprintsoflondon.com

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Camembert Bake In

Music For A London Sunday : Amphibic

“This page is turning into the showcase window for Amphibic Records a new label created to release the songs of Neal Hoffmann. He is the former songwriter and singer for Indie band Amphibic.”

Source: soundcloud.com

New Discovery.

happy with it!

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Thursday Music: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – The Ship Song (Live At The Royal Albert Hall version)

Source: www.youtube.com

#NickCave live at the #RoyalAlbertHall #musicforalondonlife

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Fishbones of Islington

Having returned to Islington from Old Street after delightful toddler duty, I suddenly felt free and hungry and headed backwards from the Overground to Budgens .. this place never disappoints, when it comes to spearing a fish .. In this case it was a whole plaice ..£3 for bony heaven

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We have a ..temperamental oven..so in it goes for ..10 minutes? Make it 12
Out it comes ..looking a tad anaemic ..so back in the fry pan!

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Utterly butterly gorgeous with young spinach “cooked” with hot water from the kettle and mushrooms probably past their sell by, roasted alive in the defunct oven!

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To quote the husband
“Best meal ever”

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