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Other Music / RIP Tony Clarkin
January 09, 2024, 05:38:47 PM
The Man in the Hat from Magnum has died after a short illness:

Must admit I drifted away from Magnum years ago, but had a very intense relationship with them whilst it lasted - thanks to Mrs S making me take her to see them.
Rush / Geddy Lee Spoken Word Tour
September 22, 2023, 04:55:29 PM
Rush bassist and singer Geddy Lee has announced a run of spoken word live dates for the UK throughout December.

Lee will release his long-awaited memoir My Effin' Life through Harper Collins on November 14 and his run of Geddy Lee In Conversation live dates will feature Lee reading key passages from his the book; he will then share thoughts and stories taken from his experience with a guest interviewer. Furthermore, fans will then have the chance to participate in a special Q&A, with Geddy Lee answering their questions directly.

Dec 10: Wolverhampton The Civic At The Halls
Dec 13: Sheffield City Hall
Dec 14: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Dec 17: Portsmouth Guildhall
Dec 18: London Barbican

Me: Geddy, where do you stand on Old Rush Good, New Rush Bad?
Cycling / Competitive Cycling
June 16, 2023, 09:13:11 PM
I'll talk to myself in here then.

Awful what happened to Gino M├Ąder yesterday. It's a dangerous sport is Cycling to go off down a ravine and end up under water is just awful. Magnus Sheffield goes the same way and it's concussion and contusions.

There's talk of it being a dangerous descent, but any descent is in the right circumstances.
Moving Pictures / RIP Nichelle Nichols
July 31, 2022, 09:50:08 PM
So that's Lt. Uhura gone :( Still, 89 not a bad innings.

Star Trek will never be the same. Well, it never was after the original version, but that's another discussion.
Food and Drink / W(h)ine
June 18, 2022, 09:40:57 PM
I could well be moaning about it - I do about most things...

I'm currently drinking an Argentine fortified Malbec called Malamado. It's OK, bit spicier than a Port and with a definite hint of Currants. It was on offer at Tesco, I'd buy it again - on offer.
Other Music / RIP Vangelis
May 19, 2022, 09:56:29 PM
Another big one gone. Have to dig out my copy of Aphrpdite's Child's 666

Although my favourite bit of Vangelis was his appearance on Shooting Stars