Ways of Listening – How Times Have Changed

It’s been a very long time since I last posted on this blog with any regularity. This is partly because my other blog, Leaping Life has drawn most of my attention. But there is another, more substantive reason: the way in which I listen to music has fundamentally changed in recent years. No longer do…

Nice songs, shame about the videos

Those of us in the UK of a certain age will remember with fondness the early 1980s comedy series Not The Nine O'Clock News, starring the youthful Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Anderson, Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones. This became essential watching each week for its satire about British culture. One of my favourite sketches, and one…