Tag Archives: Tom Waits

Beachcombing

March 21st. Something of a blogging fulcrum (which sounds like a fruity insult – ‘a rich epithet’, as an elderly neighbour of ours referenced last week, in relation to a phrase which had fallen from her lips), by which is … Continue reading

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Tom Waits Day, Again…

Colder and brighter, and I think I preferred yesterday’s rain. Rain sends the weather presenters into a rehearsed grump, briefed as they are to hero the tedious slab of a sunshine that’s not logically, hemispherically, ours – to pout at … Continue reading

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Tom Waits Times

March 21st. Tom Waits Day, as it happens to be for me – my ever mis-sung lyric, now it’s raining* in a miserable March twenny-first – when a young man’s fancy turns to Hong Kong drizzle (on Cuban heels); to … Continue reading

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Posts from the Var Side, 16th October

WEDNESDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2013 – Peaky Blinded by the Sun Today was a proper bright one. It might come as a shock to anyone beholding my mediterranean outlook and swarthy latin looks, that I’ve never been terribly good with serious … Continue reading

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Posts from the Var Side, 4th October

FRIDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2013 – A TOWN WITH NO CHEER La Seyne and onwards to Toulon. Waiting for the ferry, it’s quite the thing to get more pictures of the iconic naval-works bridge that’s recently, finally, been made into a … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning – Legacies

At 4:04 this morning one flew over with a sound like rolling wind, not loud, but with noise spreading outwards as it crossed east to west. Got up for a pee and looked at the ice crystals on the uppermost … Continue reading

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