F*ck me I forgot about tumblr
I’ve been rather distracted of late, and after getting as far as reading the guardian and checking twitter for whimsical celebrity rumblings I basically forget that I have a pseudo blog and stuff. I’ll write more in it soon. Some people actually read it and stuff. So I’m told. In other news I think I’m going to write a prog folk country crossover concept album about...
Happy New Year Music Industry
Earlier this week HMV announced the closure of roughly 10% of it’s UK Stores due to poor sales at Christmas. The industry meanwhile disclosed a decline in album sales (while sales of singles increased). Clearly the landscape of popular music is changing, but why? One argument, particularly concerning Christmas sales, is that with the rise of X-Factor, many consumers feel like their choices...
Samurais and Santas
The last week of a school term in the run up to Christmas is always an interesting one. In one hand sits the urge to bring festive cheer to all and sundry, in the other lies the realisation that unless properly planned, things can go horribly wrong. I left my festive lessons for Thursday and Friday and even then, only indulged in really christmassy fare with my SEN classes. Now that the Christmas...
And so it begins...
A slightly dramatic title for what’s effectively the blog I attempted to start 3 months ago on wordpress, however with nothing remotely interesting to blog about I gave up. Inspired by my friend Chris’ testimonial about how lovely Tumblr is I decided to jump ship and begin a seasonal ramble as I chronicle what I get up to in my Christmas holidays. I know, exciting right? The jury is...