Tag: music

Time To Quit (again)

I have to quit smoking again. For real, this time. Got a kick in the pants today from the doctor. Not what you think, though. I was refused something I wanted because I smoke. So I have to quit for at least 6 weeks and if I can do it properly this time, I can…


Bah Humbug!

  Here we go again. Or rather here we are again. This started in October, didn’t it? I don’t know why I don’t like Christmas exactly. It may be to do with the enforced jollity thrust upon us by TV, websites, radio, shops and other media. It might be that fact that it should be…


What is Prog Rock?

Interesting question. One of my work colleagues asked me this on Friday last and I tried to explain in terms of classical mixed with rock, long complex tunes with many layers and usually pretty talented and well-trained artists. Gatefold sleeves, Roger Dean, dragons and magic, two tracks per album… that kind of thing. I assume…