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We’ve come a very long way

We’ve come a very long way

Back in the early 1960’s, music underwent a transformation. We had already moved away from the days of big bands and crooners, through skiffle and rock ‘n’ roll, to the start of something that is still with us now, and always will be, popular music....
Apple Watch NOT available

Apple Watch NOT available

Today is the day you can ‘pre-order’ an Apple Watch. The actual release date is 24th April. Their UK website still says ‘Available 24.04.15’. However there are no watches available for delivery on that date. A couple of models are showing 4-6...
All change?

All change?

I don’t blog about politics very often, but there is a general election coming up in the UK in May. I’ve always said that to have a change of government, with a good majority, you need two things: For the incumbent to be very unpopular For the challenger...
We like Gogglebox but ..

We like Gogglebox but ..

Channel Four is, in my opinion, the best TV channel in the UK. They make the best documentaries on British TV, and have some of the most innovative and entertaining programmes. Who would have thought ‘Countdown’ would still be on TV today! ‘Sunday...
We’re lucky really.

We’re lucky really.

Eight years ago, in an office in Spain, I signed a piece of paper to agree to buy an apartment. At the time I didn’t have a clue whether we would be able to afford it, find the deposit, or get a mortgage. I figured that if I couldn’t manage it, there was...