Estrons are a ‘heavy pop band‘ from South and West Wales, and they rock.
Check out the sinister base on ‘I’m Not Your Girl’. Almost all their songs have a nice, chunky, fuzzy riff and the direct language in their lyrics adds to the brash effect. Case in point ‘I’m out with my friends tonight, telling them you was so middle-class you couldn’t do me right’ in I’m Not Your Girl.
My top songs thus far; Make a Man, I’m Not Your Girl and Glasgow Kisses.
They get a thumbs up from me. Gigs sound a bit intense though.
This is positive news: Net Neutrality was upheld by the American Senate. It’s still got to get past 45 and the American Congress, but I’m a sucker, so I’m still hopeful.
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This tumblr, Things Organised Neatly, really scratches an itch. I especially like the organisations that also form geometric patterns.
My fave so far has been this photo of Monks Organised Neatly.
I’m reading Why read the classics? by Italo Calvino, and it’s good. His joy and enthusiasm for the books he’s talking about is palpable. I like Greek and Roman mythology anyway, but the chapter ‘Ovid and Universal Contiguity’ made me want to drop Calvino (possibly not his intended effect) and rush out and read Metamorphoses instead. Continue reading “Italo Calvino, Classics and Hafez”
A couple of months ago, I had an assignment due and, trying to blow off some steam, I was flippantly tweeting about how I felt about the assignment and the subject, how I felt a bit stressed about the deadline, and how I knew I’d get it done because I had a plan.
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