Arts, Music, Books

Monday Mixtape – Birth Dates

I’ve not done much in the way of creativity this past week, but I’ve been keeping entertained with twitter and facebook. One of the things going around on facebook has been the meme about what was number one on the day we were born. And now it turns out that Clara at I Want My… Continue reading Monday Mixtape – Birth Dates

Arts, Music, Books · Nostalgia

Monday Mixtape

Over at I Want My Mummy, Clara’s hosting a Monday Mixtape on childhood crushes. Mine was George Michael.  In his Wham! heyday, I covered my bedroom wall with posters and thought he was the most gorgeous man alive.  I still have a huge soft spot for him now, but less of a crushy thing and… Continue reading Monday Mixtape

Arts, Music, Books · Out and About · Photo Projects

Faces (122 of 365)

A few more pictures from the Jaume Plensa exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.   I love the presentation of the first two faces; I think this shows off the amazing countryside setting of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, right through to the field behind being ploughed just as I was taking the picture. The heads… Continue reading Faces (122 of 365)

Arts, Music, Books

Kate Rusby at Cannon Hall Farm

We had a great evening at the Kate Rusby concert at Cannon Hall Farm yesterday. We’d wondered about the good sense of going along; the weather forecast had been decidedly dodgy, and neither of us had been to this type of open air concert before. And Mike was a bit peturbed at the prospect of… Continue reading Kate Rusby at Cannon Hall Farm

Arts, Music, Books · Out and About · Photo Projects

Sunshine (49 of 365)

This is the last of my seaside pictures. Our trip to Morecambe was mainly because I wanted to see Eric Morecambe’s statue on the sea front.  I used to love watching Morecambe and Wise, and really enjoy the Christmas repeats each year. Most of all, though, I’m a huge fan of their theme song, “Bring… Continue reading Sunshine (49 of 365)