Quicktime Problems

I am aware that there are problems viewing the films in that the controls at the bottom of the film don’t work currently (or at least not in all browsers). In order to watch a film click on it and then use your space bar to toggle between play and pause. This is annoying because… Continue reading Quicktime Problems

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Jazz Quotations 3

This is the 3rd in my series of jazz quotations drawn from the Downbeat archive. My choices are commentaries and also reflect my own life and concerns. Please do not misunderstand me. I do not claim any of the creation of the blues, although I have written many of them even before Mr. Handy had… Continue reading Jazz Quotations 3

Reading list

Since 1983 I’ve been keeping track of the books I have read. I can’t remember why I started doing it, but it’s a useful exercise for me for a number of reasons which I don’t intend to divulge at present. As it’s nearly the end of 2012 I thought I would reveal this year’s details… Continue reading Reading list

granite mix 5

This is a different sort of granite mix. Different method of production though still random in nature, recorded from a mini-disc straight to the computer then edited to run the tracks together and because it’s just taken from 1 mini-disc there is some artist duplication. Really this is a Sonny Verterre mix. Whatever happened to… Continue reading granite mix 5

coathanger trail part 1

In a recent post I wrote and presented a couple of versions of a song called Coathanger and through that was born a new category which is called Coathanger Trail in which I work my way through the songs that are referenced in that song. And first off we have Beagles Wag. A song that… Continue reading coathanger trail part 1