heard on the wire

A star in my own right


Words are often unnecessary.

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Songs on the radio playing like fire

Another day another beach

I’d describe my blogging style as lazily enthusiastic. Posts may be infrequent, but that’s as much to do with the effort that goes into putting them together as it is to do with, well, idleness and a vague dislike of typing.

Lazily enthusiastic, it seems to me, could also be a prerequisite characteristic of the combos, crooners and computer kids who appear hereabouts, though I expect that’s not in the least bit accurate, just the impression given by their immaculately but unfashionably turned out records.

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