Standing in the middle of the road on the busy Camden Road at rush hour, taking a photo of the sunset and a van with Camden got in the way!
and a little bit of video from the top deck of the 253 bus too.
SONG OF THE DAY Madness -One Step Beyond
This photo is really near where I used to be tape op in a recording studio next to where Suggs from Madness used to live, he would come in and borrow sugar. I still see him around, at my gym, having coffee in the cafe near my house…too long ago to go up and say ‘remember me?’ Oh and congratulations to me..this is my 400th post.
I know you are supposed to do the photo challenge of the week once but I have decided to do it 3 times that’s the kind of gal I am. No respect for conventions.
Also I have taken about 1000 photos this week so I have a lot to share. This bench really took my fancy, and I put a small picture of a pair few days ago. I love the ornate & timelessness of it, and also the sad fact that it is chained to its post, as well as bolted, so obviously something worth stealing. The idea of being solitary and always looking out to sea – if the seat was alive it would feel so lucky to have such a wonderful ever changing view of nature, but perhaps there would be a mountain of pain inside due to the imprisonment of being locked and left in one place. No chance of going on a boat ride or to the amusement arcades. So the seat is a full time watcher, supporter, not a doer or instigator. There.
SONG OF THE DAY –Well it would have to be a song about chains as I have already done Otis Reading ‘sitting on the dock of the bay’ as one of my songs of the day, and Robots in Disguise’Chains’ has already been done…..mmmmmmm ok got it!
Eurythmics-(love you like a ) Ball and Chain
I have a complete love hate thing going with Annie Lennox as we were travelling along the same musical path roughly the same time ( she is a few years ahead of me) except she got there first so everyone used to say I reminded them vocally of her. At one time after I had worked with a particularly sickening heavy metal band and decided to give up rock n’ roll I got a job washing up ( I suppose 20 was a bit young to retire) in a Cafe in Camden Town called Georges Cafe where loads of pop musicians came in, like Dave and Annie, Bananarama, Madness, Funboy Three for Georges mum’s pies. Once Dave Stewart came into the kitchen and played George a demo of a new track he and Annie were working on and let me listen to it too. I was so shy …that could have been a great moment for piping up ‘I sing ….can I come and sing with you!’ but I kept quiet, listened to the track for a few seconds and handed back the headphones.
Annie only lives up the road and I always thought we could have a lot to chat about as we spent so many years living so close together and doing musical stuff that was often similar. Also I suppose one of the things you sacrifice being a huge name is that you must find it difficult to make real new friends who are not also in the same world as you. bla bla
We are delighted to announce the release of our 5th album and we are very happy to be releasing under the wonderful umbrella of the Welsh Independent Record Label https://www.swndrecords.com/ The abum has taken more than a couple of years to finish. Lots has been happening for us all during this time and we are […]
Stop Press. Our New album CATCH MY BREATH is ready to pre-order & will be released on SWND Records on 11th February – that means you can order the digital and get a track now, or the proper real CD . I am hoping that many people will celebrate with us and support your local […]
Pretty grim round here due to Gitika losing her mum and we are all very sad. Here is our new video that we did actually finish 2 months ago but been too raw to post. So now it’s posted everywhere in the crazy social media flurry you have to do, so sorry if you have […]