Tag Archives: Music

A Year In Review… And A Turn to the Future

Well, 2016 has sucked. From way, way, way too many celebrity deaths (or at least ones I actually liked) to “democracy” gone awry at pretty much every turn to a host of other issues that have made this the “Worst. … Continue reading

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Looking Back In…

There are a lot of beautiful places in the UK. Coventry is not one of them. I wish I had paid more attention to that when I decided to go to school there. Sure, there are nice parts like anywhere, … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

I love music. It can be such a breath of fresh air in tough times. And recently, all around the world, there has been a lot of tough times. From the horrible, senseless and most deadly mass-shooting in US history … Continue reading

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Watching Without Fear

Today is the day. Daredevil season 2 has been released on Netflix. I won’t be watching. Not that I don’t want to watch it. I’m highly looking forward to it, actually. I thoroughly enjoyed season 1 and absolutely loved Jessica … Continue reading

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#IWD2016

Today is International Women’s Day, or #IWD2016. It’s a day to celebrate equality and taking action for all women, of all ages, around the world. Google has made an inspiring Doodle for the day. The behind the scenes information about the … Continue reading

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#freekesha

Now, I’m not a fan of Kesha’s music. I’ve heard it and I was not impressed. I’m not her target audience, obviously, so I doubt she would care much about my personal feelings on her music. Other people can like … Continue reading

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Farewell, Major Tom

I awoke yesterday to the stunning news of David Bowie’s death. Apparently many of his family and friends, including producer Tony Visconti, knew he was suffering from cancer for a while. Some have, in retrospect, realised that his recent communication … Continue reading

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Top Albums 2014 Edition

Apologies for the long delay in writing. There has been a lot of pop culture news that I considered writing about — new seasons of TV shows, film releases (though, honestly, I haven’t seen anything in a while), lots of … Continue reading

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My Week In Entertainment

It’s been a busy week for me in terms of popular culture.  With the end of season four of Game of Thrones (don’t forget to read my review from last week) I’ve had to find other ways to keep myself entertained. … Continue reading

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’tis the Season… For Conferencing, Part the First

I love conferences.  Absolutely love them.  If done right, conferences are the highlight of an academic year; they can be fun, interesting and stimulating all at the same time.  Even ‘bad’ conferences are usually useful in some respect.  I’ve just … Continue reading

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