Perfection in Imperfect Times

Perfection in Imperfect Times

Isolation Britain is a place where "challenges" have replaced human interaction. One that has intrigued me has been to name five "perfect" albums. The best definition I can come up with to meet this criteria is...an album where I wouldn't skip a single track. All killer, no filler. With that in mind and with an [...]

Am I Cursed Or Am I Blessed?

Am I Cursed Or Am I Blessed?

Am I Cursed or am I Blessed? In his 2014 book “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion” philosopher Sam Harris makes a compelling case for restoring spirituality to its etymological roots and removing it from the realm of religious thinking and the supernatural. In a blog post before the publication of the book [...]

Cup of Tea…Put a Record On #7 “NUISANCE” by Menswe@r

Cup of Tea…Put a Record On #7 “NUISANCE” by Menswe@r

"If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit." (W.C Fields) Keep it real. 4-Real. Mean it man. The thing is this, very often when people hail the authenticity, the sincerity and the "realness" of a band or musician the band or musician are, in fact, dull. Really dull. Go and listen to [...]

Tims Twitter Listening Parties…Top 10’s

Tims Twitter Listening Parties…Top 10’s

For no reason other than it really does feel like the end of the world today I have decided to put together a set of top tens inspired by Tim Burgess and his wonderful Twitter listening parties.  Bringing people from all over the world together and helping them to forget the horrors of reality through [...]

Tim’s Twitter Listening Party

Tim’s Twitter Listening Party

"Now the earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the light.  And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.  And God said "Let there be light" and there was light.  And God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the [...]

Popping to the ‘Shop

Popping to the ‘Shop

“You know, there’s no real cupboard we can be put in. We’re constantly misfiled. That makes it harder for us. But isn’t there something brilliant in that too?” When I was a little boy growing up in West Lothian I was surrounded by people who were just like me. Just. Like. Me. Whitburn was a [...]