Tag Archives: Surrey

The Human Love story – in conversation with Newton Faulkner

It seems that Newton Faulkner has something of an affinity with the inventive cover version. On his chart-topping double-platinum 2007 debut album, Hand Built By Robots, there was a fresh twist on Massive Attack’s Teardrop, with several more inspired covers … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Alice’s Wonderland – a 150th anniversary celebration

To heed the King’s advice to the White Rabbit, I should begin at the beginning and go on till I come to the end, then stop. But I’m not so sure any appreciation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland books … Continue reading

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What the Rambling Railwayman did next – the Geoff Burch story continues

Those who have been with me for a while on this blog know it involves a broad church of interests, from comedy and football (two subjects sometimes inter-linked, I admit) to music. There are other passions highlighted too, including nostalgia … Continue reading

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On the write track – 10,000 hits and counting

FIFTEEN months ago, this here scribe decided to try and spread the word about his writing by setting up a blog, despite a few nagging doubts and advice that suggested it might involve a bit too much hard work and … Continue reading

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Hats off to James Herbert, a master of his art

THE kids of today have got it easy, of course. All that young adult fiction out there, waiting to be discovered. It wasn’t like that for my generation. My transition from Clive King’s Stig of the Dump and J. Meade … Continue reading

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Rambling on … after all these years

My Dad was only on the railways for eight years, but that 1953/61 spell as loco cleaner then fireman meant so much to him, and despite his following three decades as a postman, he never lost his love for steam. … Continue reading

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Sat Nav be buggered – the pitiful search for Rodney Parade

We were doing so well, with the motorway traffic between Lancashire and the South Wales border flowing as smoothly as could be expected on a busy Saturday morning at the beginning of half term and everything going to plan. The … Continue reading

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