Tag Archives: The Cure

Being Published

On a couple of occasions recently I have been asked what the first thing I ever had published was. This is a difficult question to answer, because I never know at what level the questioner expects me to begin. For … Continue reading

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A New Year Mistake

I have never been one for huge New Year celebrations. The whole going out and getting drunk thing has never appealed to me. I can trace the roots of this back to one New Year’s Eve from before I was … Continue reading

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My First…Cure Album

I make no apologies for today’s Memory. I have written before about my unrelenting love of The Cure and earlier this week I had the privilege of seeing them in the wonderful setting of the Royal Albert Hall. More significantly … Continue reading

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So, How Was It For You?

Well, that’s the 30 Day Song Challenge completed. I hope that you enjoyed it and enjoyed learning some things about me from it. For anyone who wants to try and make a playlist or something, the full details are later … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge, Day 26 – A Song That You Can Play On An Instrument

One of the regrets of my life is that I’ve never learned how to play an instrument. I have toyed with it on many an occasion, but at the end of the day there always seems to have been something … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge, Day 24 – A Song That You Want To Play At Your Funeral

I was 28 years old when I decided upon my funeral song. This wasn’t a decision motivated by depression, or by some strange fascination with death, or indeed anything other than hearing this song and realising that it was absolutely … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge, Day 23 – A Song That You Want To Play At Your Wedding

When Caro and I got married, we were lucky that our service was overseen by a vicar with both a sense of humour and a love of originality. Of all of the elements of the service, Caro was adamant about … Continue reading

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