The Hound Of TheBaskervilles First Edition 1902

The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Having seen Sherlock Holmes in many guises on the television from childhood to the present – Basil Rathbone to Benedict Cumberbatch, I thought it may be time to actually read one his most famous stories, The Hound Of The Baskervilles. (I’m half way through it as I write). In recent times we have seen Robert […]

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Life & Death

Why Is The Sky Blue?

Stockholm, Sweden,a Saturday in September and the sky is so blue that I suddenly need to know why? Impossible Germany from Wilco’s 2007 album Sky Blue Sky Have you ever heard of the Rayleigh scattering? This term is the name given to this phenomena and describes the actual science of the blue sky. Here’s a […]

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Album Of The Day

Savages – Silence Yourself – 2013 – Dark Moody Post Punk Power Art Music

Silence Yourself, Savages’ debut, is an album of sprawling angular beauty. Something of a contradiction perhaps but this is the mysterious ability of great bands to hit different spots in your being, simultaneously. They tear you apart whilst caressing you, they intrigue you whilst being direct and they give you proper tunes whilst banging on […]