Amsterdam! Ah, I return to this city like I might return to an old favourite pair of socks I can’t bear to get rid of. This month I returned for my 8th visit. Emi and I had 3 days away from work and our usual hustles and bustles, and despite toying with the idea we … Continue reading Amsterdam: A City of Contrasts
My grandad is legitimately a legend; he is the epitome of epic. He is well known in his local community - a popular man with a huge heart, but at the same time you certainly wouldn’t want to mess with him. 'Pop' has the most incredible, contagious fits of giggles and a smile which would … Continue reading The Narwhal of Wouldham
My commute into work is usually a mundane affair. I board a London Underground tube train at my Central Line suburban station, I read some news or write a little, maybe play a game on my phone or listen to music until I must change trains at Stratford for the Jubilee Line. 20 minutes after … Continue reading Tetunde and the Tainted Scrabble Debacle!
Any overview discussion of the wonderful pop music of the 60’s must include references to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, arguably the two most stellar names from a surfeit of famous acts. To understand the influence of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, and British pop music in general during the early 60’s, an … Continue reading The Story of the ‘Mockers’ and ‘Shakers’ of Latin American Music in the 60’s