January Reading Wrap Up! With Milly Reynolds

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December-December Romance — Praying for Eyebrowz (Reblog)

I was telling Studly Doright about my recent blog posts dealing with songs featuring younger men in relationships with older women. He’d never heard the term May-December romance. “That’s us,” he said, when I finished my explanation. “That’s not at all us,” I countered. “Sure it is. You’re way older than I am.” To be […]December-December … Continue reading December-December Romance — Praying for Eyebrowz (Reblog)

RANKING BOB DYLAN’S 39 STUDIO ALBUMS- #34: SAVED [1980} — slicethelife (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/2nDpkJhn55s?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Ranking Bob Dylan’s 39 studio albums- #34- Bob Dylan’s 20th studio album release- Saved [1980} 2 1/2 stars. Bob Dylan’s nearly sixty year career has at times been highly controversial- his going electric in the mid-60s and turning his back on the folk movement immediately comes to mind. But the most controversial- to this … Continue reading RANKING BOB DYLAN’S 39 STUDIO ALBUMS- #34: SAVED [1980} — slicethelife (Reblog)

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk (1967) — The Ultimate Music Library (Reblog)

A review of the cult classic by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band recorded in 1967 – Safe As Milk.Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk (1967) — The Ultimate Music Library

The Beatles – 1962-1966 (1973) — The Ultimate Music Library (Reblog)

A review of the first half of The Beatles career retrospective from the years 1962-1966.The Beatles – 1962-1966 (1973) — The Ultimate Music Library *** To view details of our work, click here.

The Beatles – Help! (1965) — The Ultimate Music Library (Reblog)

A review of the underrated album by The Beatles – Help! via The Beatles – Help! (1965) — The Ultimate Music Library *** This Beatles album was always on the turntable when I was a youngster. The film is also good. Theirs is an incredible story...

Books to Look Out for in August 2020: Part One — A life in books – Reblog

Publishing schedules are beginning to look much more tempting now that the worst of the pandemic-related slippage has worked its way through, at least let’s hope so. I like to kick off proceedings with a title that made my heart sing when I spotted it and this time it’s Sarah Moss’ Summerwater. From Names for […] … Continue reading Books to Look Out for in August 2020: Part One — A life in books – Reblog

Album Review: ‘For The Roses’ Joni Mitchell – A Sleeper Masterpiece

Predictably, Mitchell's 1972 release of 'For The Roses' (Asylum), did indeed seem to underwhelm by comparison. Even the title of the album does not exactly inspire one as much as the emphatic 'Blue', unless you happened to be a gardener or a seeker of some bucolic escape. Nevertheless, I have to say I find this album something of a sleeper.

The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

Part of our trip around Northern Ireland's gorgeous County Antrim coast involved a stop at the world famous Giant's Causeway. I have to say that it was indeed everything I was expecting, from the cool, wet weather to the very touristy atmosphere. Simply Stunning That said, the place is simply stunning. Nothing can prepare you … Continue reading The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland