August 26, 2004

All my fears – revealed!

I’ve been staring at the latest Uborka theme all week, thinking that I really ought to write something about it. Indeed, if I were to forget my natural unassuming modesty, I could almost imagine that some people might have been … Continue reading

August 10, 2004

Terry and Julie

Oh, Doctor Pockless! Doctor Pockless! I see your Lola and your Dedicated Follower of Fashion, and raise you Waterloo Sunset – not only the greatest Ray Davies song, but simply one of the greatest songs ever. Of course, I would … Continue reading

July 20, 2004

Songs featuring insects #2

Don’t tread on an ant, he’s done nothing to you! There might come a day when he’s treading on you! Don’t tread on an ant, you’ll end up black and blue You cut off his head, legs come looking for … Continue reading


Songs featuring insects #1

Dolly Parton memorably sang Love Is Like A Butterfly (lyrics). Sadly, history does not record how Ms Parton reacted upon discovering exactly what those cruel, heartless butterfly catchers actually do to butterflies – although her follow-up single, Love Is Like … Continue reading

July 16, 2004

I know I must be someone …

I wasn’t going to suggest another song, really I wasn’t. For me to nominate a third track for the Uborka Mix CD would simply be far too cheeky, wouldn’t it? But it’s all Mike’s fault – his post about Magazine’s … Continue reading