Category Archives: Music

The SA University Blues

I often alter other people’s songs, seeing as I have no talent to write my own, generally for the purpose of some light-hearted parody. This is less light-hearted. Piet Swart, you gave me the idea – so it’s your fault. … Continue reading

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Legends II: The 5DJ Concert

I’ve been coming back to the Guitar Boogie Bar for some time now – and it’s an interesting thing: it’s never in the same place twice. Somewhere near where I found it, always somewhere a little out of the way, … Continue reading

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Legends

It was purely by accident I found the bar – it had started raining, it was cold, I had no umbrella, I could hear music, and the door was right there – and it was the luckiest accident of my … Continue reading

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We all came down to Montreux….

Well, to Lausanne, actually – but it’s just a boat ride to Montreux, so for the second time in ten years, we were where: We all came out to Montreux On the Lake Geneva shoreline To make records with a … Continue reading

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Music of a certain age

And here we are, in 2015, listening to music we grew up with – again.  The good wife and I, sitting in our bedroom during an electricity load shedding episode, listening to The Best of Bread newly downloaded in iTunes, … Continue reading

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Cosmic Wisdom from the Rolling Stones

…or from a list of their song titles, anyway.  Restricted mostly to the “40 Licks”CD  that is presently in my car.  

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Bubblespace

Hey, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks…a weekend that started well, slumped into depression, picked up on a Monday with some seriously good news, went on into a virology conference Anna-Lise and I organised (huge success, thank you!), through … Continue reading

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