More Uses For The Cure’s “Disintegration”

From the curefans forum: http://curefans.com/index.php?topic=9257.msg771324;topicseen#msg771324 Good literature, art and music stays relevant for a long time after it was born, and can speak to new contexts as they arise.  You get this with Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, which, though over 150 years old now, still has so much of fundamental and timeless relevance to say …

Blues Gig Review

Blues gig last night! Long-anticipated, a real Chicago Blues band, in our little town on the South Coast of Western Australia. The warm-up act was a local guy called Moondog who’s been couch-surfing in the US for months every year, for the last ten years. He was very competent with his guitar, harmonica and stomp …

Caravan Days

As part and parcel of owner-building our strawbale house, we spent four months living on-site in a caravan. That summer is now half a dozen years in the past, and I’d like to commemorate that time on my blog. This is the original manuscript of the article published in Grass Roots 251 in Feb/March 2019. …