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33 Karl Facts

To celebrate his 33rd birthday Karl Green share 33 facts about himself. From favourite children’s programmes and his rendition of  Red Dwarf song to his love of films and having 13 games consoles, I feel like I know Karl a

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Looking forward, facing up, going on

I’m starting the Week 2 summary with the final contribution of that week. Mrs Malaprop and Mr Waugh, Karen Hart’s beautifully written post, is well worth a read. She has just lost her father and wrote about the arranging of the

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My Analogue World

This week Joseph Conaghan blogs about his analogue world, sharing how he once started a classic album event to listen to music on vintage analogue equipment but it didn’t really get off the ground, people were however enjoying music at

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Record Store Day, Just Another Day For A Vinyl Junkie

While the rest of the world is clamouring for limited edition Record Store Day releases, Joseph blogs about why he’ll be anywhere but a record shop. In this great post he explains why vinyl is for life, not just for Record Store

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This is the much longer playlist of the ironic, poignant, or plain sad love songs

This is the second of Janet Davis’ blog posts this week, which features a lovely array of sad, ironic and poignant love songs in a Spotify playlist. Right from the off with Iggy Pop’s Fall in Love with Me (which

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This is the happy love songs playlist

This is a collection of happy songs from Janet E Davis, who uses Spotify to good effect to showcase a wide variety of love songs. From Annie Lennox’s vulnerable singing in Eurythmics’ Miracle of Love to Madness’ upbeat and sure

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Wor Oratorio

Our regular host Janet Davies blogs this week about attending a singing workshop in ‘Wor Oratorio‘. Hopefully there’ll be more singing to come in 2013. Wor Oratorio by Janet Davies.

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Images, explanations and change

So, did I [Phil Jewitt] have fun hosting weekly blog club this week? Just a bit, could you tell? Not bad for a bloke on his death bed eh? and who said blokes can’t multi-task or do anything when they are ill?

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Pearl of Africa Choir

Carol Woolley’s first Christmas concert of the season was shared with a very special group of young people. It was the second time that The Kidderminster Valentines have sung with The Pearl of Africa Children’s choir from Uganda. Pearl of Africa

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Viva la vida! or Why I want you to get lost

Ben takes time to think about the times and places we need to go to get away from it all and zone in. Viva la vida! or Why I want you to get lost by Benji W

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