Monday, 30 March 2015


really most awful sorry for the lack of whatever it is we do here this last however long but i think all that gross goop flowing out my schnoz last month was the last sorry sludge of all brain inspiration and vague ability to do pretty much anything bar slumping over a gin ... i'm pinning all hope for a cure on a bit of a dance...

lovely rob ryan has a new mixcloud whatsit to give you half a clue what might be in his magic box this time...

i do love jeff perry

jeff perry - call on me


Monday, 2 March 2015

modal monday

oh i've not been well dears really i've not... the jazz has helped... well it would... most especially when it turns out that tubby gonsalves isn't mrs gonsalves's big un at all but that paul one you know that paul one no i didn't either but it is i'm assured him and that tubby hayes... and there was me...

tubby gonsalves - pedro's walk


Friday, 13 February 2015


germed bugged infected plague ridden unclean unclean sonic boom sneezes eec gooped tissue mountain medicinal afternoon tipples ... a bit of a sniffle...

sarah vaughan - hot and cold runnin' tears


Friday, 6 February 2015

Wednesday, 4 February 2015


here we're iced up frosted in ice breaking pootling down the garden parka over dressing gown first thing seed and buggy nibble spreading blackbirds everywhere peeping nuthatches then basking in the sheltered sun steamy tea dodging the land grabbing robins toggle fastened tight on my favourite jumper...

the lettermen - our winter love


Friday, 30 January 2015

nordic now

well i've proper enjoyed thankyou lester noel week enjoyed it all the way through...  he's still at you know intercontinental abroad far far away all around the world (thankyou) lester noel and henrik balling baffling me with this brand new now where folk can listen to a record 20833 times on a soundcloud whatsit but still be a mystery to pretty much everybody else...

and lester dear if you ever need a quiet boy sample there's a lovely one in here...

anthony newley - lonely boy and pretty girl