Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Irony No Longer Ironic, Irony Ironically Confirms

In a bitter irony, irony has stopped being ironic, ironically owing to an over-use of knowingly arch and self-referenti- . . . oh fuck it, I can’t be arsed.

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So Long, 2013

It’s been an interesting year, all in all, marked by two classic rock mega-events in the releases of new albums by both Black Sabbath and Deep Purple (Purple 3-1 Sabbath, for me!). Out here in Prague, I haven’t managed to … Continue reading

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Back in the UK – for now!

So, I have returned to merry old England, where I will hopefully be able to get a bit more writing done – as opposed to in my chaotic existence in Prague! I note with dismay that I have managed to … Continue reading

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Holding Post

What do Britons talk about, for want of anything to talk about? The weather, of course. And, on that subject, I can say that it has been bloody freezing in Prague of late – although the particularly brutal cold snap … Continue reading

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Pretty Good Year

As Tori Amos might put it. There’s been lots of great rock music – especially courtesy of the genre’s elder statesmen – and I’ve also had the opportunity to enjoy some fun and interesting travel adventures, in Korea and Serbia. … Continue reading

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Top Ten ZX Spectrum Games

Time for a bit of eighties nostalgia . . . but not of the usual kind! I wanted to take a look at what must go up there with Uriah Heep, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath albums as truly formative … Continue reading

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Happy (Slightly Belated) Birthday to Me!

Unbelievably, it’s now just over a year since I began blogging away in my merry little corner of the web. I’ve been heartened and touched by the amount of people who’ve read, commented on and shared my posts, and by … Continue reading

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