Official video for Bones. Shot and directed by Keri Collins, March 2012.
Overheard at Joan Baez concert
Her: “she certainly wasn’t a servant, she was a fully qualified nurse” Him: “well, it’s so hard to find the right person these days: a resilient saint” Her: “yes, you know how it is - there’s nothing to do these days, but watch”
Proust and I are not well-acquainted. I know his name, can spell it, glibly delivering fragments of half-remembered sentences (gardens, beds, beds of roses) stolen from other people’s mouths. But recently, he has put me in mind of gorse. The shrub. From Middle English gorst. Synonyms: furze and whin. The swarming yellow mass - which, I’m reliably informed, is a member of the pea...
The band and I will playing a number of dates over the coming months. Harps, Rolands and Reed Organs happily in tow. Hope to see you there! 13 March: Club Fandango @ The Bull & Gate, London 16 March: Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (Official EP Launch w. Evening Chorus / Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog) 24 March: Cob Records, Bangor 26 March: The Castle, Manchester 31 March: BBC Radio Wales - Welsh...
the streets of derry
One of the loveliest songs from the Napoleonic wars. Been listening to Paul Brady and Andy Irvine’s version. The Streets of Derry And after morning there comes an evening, And after evening another day, And after false love there comes a true love, Come listen now to what I say. My love he is a handsome young man, As fair as any that the sun shone on, But how to win him...