The Year in Britpop…2019

The Year in Britpop…2019

It all seems so long ago. It was a long time ago. We were younger then. We are older now. Look at you now. Don't look at me. Don't look back in anger. Look back with misty eyes and a quickening of the beat-beat-beat of your heart. Them was giddy days. 2019 has brought Britpop [...]

JoJo Siwa – SSE Hydro, Glasgow

JoJo Siwa – SSE Hydro, Glasgow

"No worldly success can compensate for failure in the home." (David O. McKay) Happiness. Such an elusive thing. It can come in the form of a kind word, an arm around your shoulder, a song playing on the radio, the kiss of the sun, a favourite television show, time with loved ones, a chocolate biscuit...the [...]

The Murder Capital – Mash House, Edinburgh 15/10/19

The Murder Capital – Mash House, Edinburgh 15/10/19

The air hangs heavy, not like dulling wine, but with a nervous anticipation. The Murder Capital are here, lurking, looming, living somewhere close to us. They are already provoking a fevered energy, invoking memories of bands and pop culture moments most of the audience are too young to remember. This feels like...something. I am nothing. [...]

Heidi Regan Kills Time – Edinburgh Fringe

Heidi Regan Kills Time – Edinburgh Fringe

Chaos reigns. Not the good sort of chaos...like a messy drawer that, when you start to sort it, reveals a tenner that you had forgotten about. No, the worst sort of chaos reigns. Everything seems a bit, well, hopeless. Bleak. Dire. I had planned to see two shows at the Fringe yesterday but there was [...]