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Our last morning in Arbroath, the wind and rain have stopped and everything has gone still. I walk the estate in the opposite direction from last time, spot two beasts in the distance, perhaps the same that startled Dawn the … Continue reading

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Still life with broken tile

When we arrive at our flat outside of Arbroath the owners ask us what are we doing here, politely, which is a fair question, and I mumble something about coming from Newcastle by way of Amsterdam and touring 90 days … Continue reading

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Strange dreams on a boat crossing the North Sea

In the cocktail lounge at dusk as the boat’s engines are starting, there’s an empty stage planned for live entertainment later, and Walking on the Moon playing, and it seems every song is made just for us and our journey … Continue reading

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Let’s pretend we’re blind

I get lost in the canal side streets as I knew I would and lose┬átrack of the names, but recognise a jar of olives in a store front window and remember it was on my left before, and stop to┬áturn … Continue reading

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Listening to the band Suicide in an Amsterdam loft

When we leave Germany, the vines growing up my mom’s house have lost most of their leaves and her courtyard has a battered look to it with all the dead and the dying lying on top of each other — … Continue reading

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Pinklightsabre Announces UK Winter Tour

Here is a list of where we’ll be when in the UK, for anyone who wants to pop by or meet up or look after our kids so Dawn and I can go to a pub. If you’ve been to … Continue reading

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‘Strangeways, here we come’

When I lent Benny’s dad Christoph a book on German history and explained the author’s premise, that too much focus had been placed on the Hitler years, he said that’s because no one told them what happened, no one talked … Continue reading

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