Improve your reality or lower your expectations…

'Habits like blogging often and regularly, writing down the way you think, being clear about what you think are effective tactics, ignoring the burbling crowd and not eating bacon. All of these are useful habits' - Seth Godin I’m not normally a fan of reflective summary posts. Actually, I’ll rephrase that, I love reading other … Continue reading Improve your reality or lower your expectations…

Soundtrack of My Life

Music is as integral to me as my own DNA. My life has become a continual soundtrack, with music underscoring the most powerful and even the most banal moments of my life' - Danielle de Niese If I had my way I would have my Beats earbuds in my ears for 90% of my waking life. … Continue reading Soundtrack of My Life

Gig Review: Bowling for Soup

'The emotional aspect is more important in live music' - Brian Eno Who: Bowling for Soup - How About Another Round tour When: Tuesday 2nd February 2016 Where: O2 Academy, Newcastle Bowling for Soup are my absolute favourite band*. I was obsessed with Girl All the Bad Guys Want when it was released in 2002 and the subsequent … Continue reading Gig Review: Bowling for Soup

10 of the Best: Bitter Song Lyrics

'Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost' - Terry Brooks Any regular follower of my twitter feed will know I LOVE  good song lyric, as much as an avid reader will tell you they can read a book and it feels like the author has … Continue reading 10 of the Best: Bitter Song Lyrics

I’m So Glad I Got the Fuck Out Of My Hometown

'Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings' Cary Grant Last week, my husband and I went to go and see Bowling for Soup in concert, as part of their farewell tour, and i happened to comment that during a particular song of their, called ‘My Hometown’ i was … Continue reading I’m So Glad I Got the Fuck Out Of My Hometown