By the way, does anyone have any spare Kate Bush tickets?

Posted by Riaz on April 3, 2014 in Music |

Okay, I’m trying to start an internet meme here. I’ve doctored some ‘profound’ words of wisdom quotes, the stuff you often find on Facebook, but added a little addition to each one. Feel free to copy and paste anywhere on the internet!


So, Kate Bush is playing live again after 35 years…

Posted by Riaz on March 30, 2014 in Music |

So, Kate Bush is playing live again. From 26th August to 1st October 2014 she is playing 22 dates at the Eventim Appollo in Hammersmith, London. Her last tour, the Tour Of Life, was in 1979. Since then she has played or sung live on just a handful of occasions – at the Prince’s Trust […]


Joni Mitchell

Posted by Riaz on November 5, 2012 in Music |

“Sometimes I get that feeling And I want to settle And raise a child up with somebody I get that strong longing And I want to settle And raise a child up with somebody But it passes like the summer I’m a wild seed again Let the wind carry me” Joni Mitchell – ‘Let The […]


Laura Nyro

Posted by Riaz on September 1, 2012 in Music |

Laura Nyro entered my life on a small Maxell C90 cassette, sent to me in a small brown jiffy bag, sometime in the summer of 1990. It was one of many compilation cassettes sent to me at the time by one of my many pen pals. This particular pen pal was Pami Gill, who would […]


Kate Bush – part 1

Posted by Riaz on August 18, 2012 in Music |

  Kate Bush has played a large part in my life. In my formative teenage years, lacking the sort of parents that could provide me with the sort of role model that could, well, sort me out, I looked further afield. In 1987 John Noakes was too bourgeois and Burt Bacharach wasn’t hip enough so that only […]


All About Eve

Posted by Riaz on July 25, 2012 in Music |

In 1988 I left school. If I was Groucho Marx I would add, “It was about time, I was forty four.” But I’m not Groucho Marx and I’m not that witty. Besides, I was only thirty-seven. Okay, okay, I was just seventeen and I left school due to the fact that my resolve not to […]

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