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December 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Life

A slight return to the song title subject lines for this one – though there is another Black Sabbath song that I could have chosen instead.   This is old news (it appeared in the Crawley Observer on Dec 2nd) but I never got round to writing about it at the time, being more interested in […]

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Thames Town

December 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Thames Town · Life

I found out about this town in China via Chris Applegate on Twitter.   It looks like a sort of large-scale Poundbury-type project.  Be interesting to see what their Swedish, Dutch, German, Spanish and Italian towns look like.  The whole thing sounds like somebody doing the World Showcase bit of Epcot on a massive scale with […]

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Chinese Democracy

August 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Chinese Democracy · Jane, Music, Politics

Not another ‘leaked track’ but something that all the fuss about the Olympics reminded me about. I had to go trawling through You Tube (not something I do very often…) but found a clip of Cui Jian, a chinese singer whose song ‘Nothing to my Name’ became an anthem for protesters at Tiananmen Square.  I […]

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