heard on the wire

We come from the same place

Synonyms for moribund: at death’s door, at the end of the rope, declining, done for, doomed, expiring, fading, fated, going, mortal, mortally ill, on one’s deathbed, on one’s last leg, one foot in the grave, passing, perishing.

Some of those may be a little extreme, but that’s basically what’s become of this blog of late.

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A love that lasts all time

Today I went into a record shop and scanned the rack of leftovers from Record Store Day. Therein I briefly considered spending £27.99 on a remastered version of a record I already own in its original version.

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