Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Art forArt (Garfunkel’s) Sake.

Most people my age, and younger probably, will have heard of Art Garfunkel, the second half of Simon and Garfunkel (I love that name!). They had several hits through the years, mostly through the sixties. ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘The … Continue reading

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Bardy Strong in t’ ‘ead Trussworthie.(not to be messed with)

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“Do Not Mock the Afflicted”.

In my last post, I forgot to give credit to the song ‘After the Gold Rush’. I’ll do that now. Neil Young (of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) wrote it in 1970, or rather, released it August of that year. … Continue reading

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After the Goldrush, by Neil Young.

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The Age of Aquarius.

The age of Aquarius refers to an astrological event, but also to the advent of the New Age movement of the 60s and 70s. The song of that name comes from the ’67 musical, Hair. It’s on Wikipedia if you … Continue reading

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Voyage to Muckle Flugga.

Is this a real place? If it is, where is it? All will be revealed. My last post (goodness gracious me!) had me forgetting to tell you the ‘Green Isle of the Great Deep’s authors name. It was Neil M … Continue reading

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