First of all my apologies for the delay this week. A Christmas party at Tatton Park on Saturday night (definitely recommend it for a works ‘do‘!!) with wonderful former NHS colleagues from my last job before; the Silky Sundays Christmas party at the Football Club on Sunday, and overnight work on Monday had put me […]
Soul Of Football
TMSV is one of, if not the most renowned dubstep producers from the Netherlands and has been in the game for a while now. His manifold and disparate influences are channelled into his production in a distinctive style at 140 bpm, although he does venture into higher tempos, with halftime and occasionally more traditional drum […]
A friend of mine did time in the ’80s. He was awaiting his transfer from a county jail to prison when an older man he admired said to him, “You’re about to go to prison. If you want to survive, you’re going to have to earn respect. Here’s how you earn it: be honest, work […]
Back in the summer of 2018, I found myself offering some guidance to my grandson who, for his A Level studies, was then in the business of making a literary comparison between The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane and Edward Thomas’ The South Country. A lovely hard-back copy of the latter had been on my […]
And the top pop culture moments of 2018 are … Wait. WAS there any pop culture this year? Of course there was, but you could be forgiven for forgetting, because more than ever it was politics, politics, and more politics occupying the zeitgeist and sucking the proverbial air out of the room. Still, if you […]
I fear that I must apologize this morning, for I know that you all look forward to the Wednesday morning ‘Good People’ posts, and I come to you today with empty hands. It isn’t the fault of the good people, for they are out there, but only my own fault, for I was simply … […]
Q. Read the following piece and give a title. Don’t forget to write your comments. Date – 19 September, 2016 “And you shall be blessed with an anomaly, your love will leave but return. Within this time, you shall plead, you shall suffer. To be alone is my blessing for you.” That would have […]
The end of my summer was a tearful goodbye. What were a tough four months at home accumulated with me leaving my childhood home forever. On August 25th, I threw every belonging I had left into my Dad’s car and departed for Washington, DC; the capital city eight hours away from my small town home. […]
Arielle Kebbel was born in Winter Park, Florida. Her mother, Sheri, is a talent manager and owns a production company. She has German ancestry on her father’s side, and German and English heritage on her mother’s side. Kebbel graduated from Crenshaw School in Winter Garden. She was a contestant at the 2002 Miss Florida Teen […]
Compiled and Edited by Nana A Damoah Contributors: Della Rusell Ocloo, Naa Oyoo Kumodzi, Nana Kwesi Anapansu, Kwame Kekeli Bokpe, Francis Dagbah, Theo Osei, Emmanuel Dogbevi Losses of the Year: Kofi Annan, Atukwei Okai, Justice VCRAC Crabbe, Former Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Paapa Yankson, CK Mann, Ebony. The Year 2018 turned out to be a […]
Just writing this list makes me realize how narrow my music selection can get. There is just so much more out there.
Season’s Greetings from the Gazlay crew! A very belated Thanksgiving, a Merry Christmas, and a Blessed New Year to you, dear friends. Another year over. Sometimes I wonder what I’ll remember of 2018 in years to come; I worry that my mind will play its usual tricks and accentuate the hardships and shortcomings […]
It seems like just yesterday that we were mock drafting three to five times a day leading up to the most glorious day of the year, fantasy football draft day, and now we are preparing for the final matchup to determine the champion. Oh, how time flies when you are having fun!
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The celebrities offer their thanks, memories and condolences to the death of the actress-director Penny Marshall, who died on Monday at 75. ___ "I loved Penny, I grew up with her, she was born with a great gift, she was born with a spine and the instinct of how to use […]