Category Archives: rock’n’roll

“I remember every little thing as if it happened yesterday … “

Frustration. Frustration of living in a country where the sun is a hot commodity (pun intended), and those days are taken advantage of by the entire Irish population. Everyone emerges, to find a nice piece of grass or make a … Continue reading

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“I drink to make other people more interesting.” Ernest Hemingway

I like to drink and i like to smoke although i can only enjoy the latter either inna boozer or in our home and i guess the future tells me that soon enough the practice of smoking at home will … Continue reading

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For the weekend that’s initt; # 10 ) Karol Józef Wojtyła, wazza Catholic Polish Pope from Poland who according to the present wazza backward bigoted homophobe . . . hmmm . . . “Faced with problems and disappointments, many people … Continue reading

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The one thing you can say for sure about him is, heez not boring. It takes guts to be so unpleasant.

The “Faz” . . .

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“When we die, we will turn into songs, and we will hear each other and remember each other.” Rob Sheffield, Love, is a mixtape.

“I freakin’ hate the radio stations!  They all play the same freakin’ music, we gotta make a mix tape for the car, eyem just sick of this shit!” she says as eyem drivin’ our ceedee less car toward the junction. … Continue reading

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Today is Boring. Drag Queens, Rent Boys, Pick Pockets, Junkies, Rockstars and Punk

Came across Lee ‘Black’ Childers obit earlier today, R.I.P. buddie

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“i look like a farmer but i’m a lover”

My family ran a small country hotel in south county Cavan* for many years and it was with sadness that we sold up midway through the year of 1997.  I had many happy years in that place and it was … Continue reading

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Small Town Noir

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“Yo te quiero, amada niña mía”

Most mornings I wake with money on my mind, however there are some when itz the tunes, and for an hour or two I sing and annoy others with my humming.  This morning it was Amapola, which, I think is … Continue reading

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Every other day’s, Quote of the day

# 4 ) Serge Gainsbourg, French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor and director . . . from France. “Ugliness, is in a way superior to beauty . . . because it lasts.”

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