While stitching up the hand of a 75 year old Devon farmer, who cut it on a gate while working cattle, the rural doctor struck up a conversation with the old man. Eventually the topic got around to Gordon Brown and his appointment as Prime Minister.
“Well, you know,” drawled the old farmer, “this Brown fellow [...]
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The story is available as a PDF download here: Revenge of The Red Pirate
There really was a Burt Lancaster movie – except he was a ‘Crimson’ Pirate. I changed the name in the [...]
The finished volume pedal
Altering an electric guitar’s volume from soft to loud can be accomplished in several different ways, varying from using a switch on the guitar itself through to using an amp with a dedicated drive section controlled by a footswitch. The trouble I have is that the use of several guitars [...]
In conversation with a friend yesterday, I had touched briefly on the subject of risky behaviour, and with the benefit of insight how the most dangerous aspects of mania can be avoided by simply staying in the house and keeping your blue cape and red knickers locked in a closet, as an antidote for when, [...]
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Please note: This song has now been included in the ‘Songs For Broken Voices’ section, where I’ve added a music manuscript, MuseScore file and PDF copy.
This song, or versions of it is still sung all over England in country pubs with a background in hunting. I make no apologies for including the song, [...]