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Forget ol’ four-legs

A fair-weather friend, a fair-weather friend, He’ll sometimes let you down! He’s faithful and friendly ev’ry now and then; A wonderful (Where’s he gone?) Fair-weather friend! (To the tune of the unintentionally hilarious A Four-Legged Friend) Advertisements

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This wasn’t the song about an easy lover that I thought it was going to be either

Easy lover! She’ll get a hold on you: believe it. She’s like no other; Perhaps she’ll die.

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This wasn’t the song about old people I thought it was going to be

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe; She had so many children she didn’t know what to do. Perhaps she’ll die.

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Life is a do-it-yourself project

The year has rolled around to the months during which I traditionally try to plan some sort of literary project for Christmas. I finally finished Exercises in Song a few months ago (I don’t blame anyone who didn’t notice) and … Continue reading

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Hidden track on Bob Dylan's Christmas album

For those of you who haven’t bought it yet (and how could you not?) there’s a hidden track on the really quite remarkable—the only word for it—Christmas in the Heart by Bob Dylan. Here’s the lyrics to that track, Subterranean … Continue reading

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Let us celebrate this monumental progress!

Forward! with the great people’s construction project! May great successes befall the imagining of your beneficient representation through the medium of collectively owned urban transport infrastructure! Celebrate the greatness of both our interpersonal bonds and the proletariat’s cultural simplicity, through … Continue reading

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Letting down the drawbridge on the Big British Castle

Adam & Joe have gently pushed a boundary of the BBC’s idiosyncratic content delivery mechanisms. By which I mean they’re giving you free stuff. In a recent blog post, Adam Buxton idly pointed visitors at files on a file-sharing site … Continue reading

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