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Month: June 2011

Am I missing something?

Am I missing something?

I’m an old hack, and I’m quite often warm to the touch if not properly pissed, but I try not to get baffled by new technology. The users of new technology can be another matter, though. On Thursday nights, my enjoyment of Question Time is enhanced hugely by reading and making live comments on the prog via the medium of Twitter. This week, Romaine Rand, sorry, I mean Germaine Greer (Why did Clive James ever bother with that pseudonym for…

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Spot the Muso

Spot the Muso

Following on from the Johnny Harris clip I highlighted the other week, I felt the need to introduce both readers of this blog to one of my hobbies: muso-spotting. I know I’m not the only one to do this, because I have spent many a happy evening with my chum Gavin Sutherland, peering through a fog of multi-gen VHS, port and brandy to identify the musicians on old light entertainment shows. Is anyone else with us? My recent bargain purchase…

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