Lamontations

Everything Lamont

To Arran

July 27, 2007

This weekend I’m off to Arran with – what’s the collective noun? – a soundcheck of singer-songwriters, namely Nelson Wright, Lyndsay Sugden, Karen Austin and … Read moreTo Arran

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Marc – my words

July 26, 2007

While leafing through some old notebooks I came across something written in the mid-90s about my young admiration for Marc Bolan. It struck me as … Read moreMarc – my words

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Marc Bolan

July 26, 2007

Marc Bolan came to meWrapped in a magazineAnd I took up being 16. Mystics and wizardsMist and the spellsI couldn’t get the hang Just the … Read moreMarc Bolan

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The Failed Astronomer

July 25, 2007

THE FAILED ASTRONOMER They named a star after me But that’s no constellation.

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Evelyn Glennie on TED

July 25, 2007

From the excellent site TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) watch a superb talk by Evelyn Glennie on music, sound, listening and how to hold a drumstick:

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