Category Archives: Music

Running to work but cycling home

Since the loss of Tracey Trek I’ve been commuting on my Cannondale MTB which is comfortable, but not as quick as that hybrid was.  The Specialized Nimbus tyres I fitted prior to my 2009 C2C ride don’t offer too much resistance but … Continue reading

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Playing for Pele

I joined the Manchester School of Samba a couple of months ago and have loved every minute of playing and performing with them.  Today was my 3rd gig with them but it was the first ‘biggy’ as we were playing … Continue reading

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Birmingham Artfest

We all went to the Birmingham Artfest which is the largest free arts festival in the country.  Hundreds of acts play at a large number of venues around the city over 3 days and the group we were most keen to see … Continue reading

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Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep

Thanks to the following site you can find out what was number 1 in the charts in the UK or US on the day you were born:   Of course I already knew, thanks to my trusty Guinness … Continue reading

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Second Hand Songs

I was sent a link to a very useful website:   Within a couple of minutes I was a little wiser and much happier: 1 Apparently ‘Tainted love’ was first recorded by Gloria Jones 2 The bizarre version of ‘It only … Continue reading

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