Wednesday, 13 January 2010

The year turns

2009 … 1 Year Blog Anniversary, DJing, carefully soundtracked walks in the rain, 20 years since Stone Roses and De La Soul, frozen vomit on the streets, Thomas Tallis, wondering if I could live abroad, red wine instead of white, tea with the bag left in, books about Renaissance costume and Anthony Burgess, first stab at loneliness, writing with my dressing gown on, planning the new novel, snow, snow, snow like I’ve never seen in this city, flakes the size of your palm, snow so thick the traffic is silent, fantastic Christmas of Orson Welles and whiskey, Glasgow, my special boy, trains, menthol cigarettes, Christopher Owens …


2010 … look after myself better in all sorts of ways and look after the boy, write, get published (perennial, I know), DJ some more (I hope), be a better friend, go to Berlin, distinguish myself, don’t give up …

The eternal battle between the Arthur Russell and the Madonna in me rages on.



Great starts to the year include …

The Irrepressibles. EP here, album here, amazing compilation of live images set to beautiful track ‘In This Shirt’ here …




Gorgeous preview of The Knife’s operatic collaboration with Mt. Sims and Planningtorock here ...


The Red Shoes new digital print.

Music and Silence by Rose Tremain.

And more to come …

Happy New Year

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