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Who The Hell is Delaney Davidson?

Leytonstone Ex-Servicemen’s Club – 22/7/2015 Nights like this shouldn’t work. A Wednesday evening in Leytonstone, upstairs at The Ex-Servicemen’s Club where nobody is taking money on the door. The bar dispenses cheap drinks, the small stage is dressed in flowers … Continue reading

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A Pause for Reflection. What Already?

The new Premiership season fair bounced out of bed all excitable and full of hope like a child (or me) on its (my) birthday. It seemed nobody was really ready for it to do so, what with the country still … Continue reading

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The Damned in Auckland

Auckland Powerstation 25th January 2012 Welcome to vintage clothing night at the Powerstation; all across Auckland people in their 40s and 50s could be heard demanding to know where their Ramones T-shirt was. “Unbeknown to my step-dad,” whispered a diminutive … Continue reading

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Our Bedroom

Stopping at the Art Factory Hostel in Buenos Aires – this picture took up the whole of one wall. Amazing we got any sleep at all.

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Right Song at the Right Moment

The eagle-eyed amongst you will have noted that every day on this blog has had a “Right Song at the Right Moment” tagged onto the end of it followed by a track and an artist you probably hate or have … Continue reading

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At Last He Mentions the Football

Sunday 26th June If I thought shipping out of Newcastle was going to mean my avoiding the summer silly-season, where you think intensely about football even when there is no football to think about, I was wrong. I guessed as … Continue reading

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The Deadwood Stage?

Before this journey began, back in Newcastle, when we could stand no more packing, organising or communal screams of frustration we would settle down in front of the TV. Time was short so our choice of viewing was strictly monitored. … Continue reading

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Badlands to Keystone Camping and Peculiar Vandalism

Back in the 1970’s the summer went on for years. When school broke up a child could forget everything he had learnt in class secure in the knowledge that any consequence was so far off as to not matter. The … Continue reading

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Whisky Tango Oscar Mike: Denver Wyoming and Nebraska

Tweet     We had a memorable weekend near Denver staying with friends of my sister. Neil, Tessa and their son Jason didn’t know us from Bonnie and Clyde but they could not have been kinder. It was only after … Continue reading

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The Train to Chicago and Denver

Tweet     F***ing Amtrak “We have to eat better,” sez Wifey, “I have barely seen a vegetable in a week.” So, we went to a supermarket in Nashville and bought fruit, nuts, tuna, bread, and this massive bag of … Continue reading

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