Seeing in the new year with a few of these.
I used my exercise bike every day for about three months and just stopped before Christmas. The grinding repitition of lockdown days just got to me and drained my enthusiasm for everything (including my favourite music).
It’s a new month, though, and the weather is slowly changing. Seems like a great day to start again.
It’s more like a garden cupboard than a shed.
Jake Thackray, Yorkshire’s own chansonnier, led a life that was almost as compelling as his songs, one rich with humour and sadness. Will Ainsley explains why he remains an original to this day
Reflections on ten tremendous years of Clay Pipe Music, with founder Frances Castle, through ten totemic releases.