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Musings on modern life, the 70's – with music.

THREE SHEETS TO THE WIND: THREESOMES IN POP!!!

From the Summer/Autumn months in 2012. I enjoyed doing this – it was great to be restrained by three people rather than appearances which can be so contentious. Number 1 … Continue reading

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QUIFFS IN POP!!!

I hope you enjoy this – the 4th list from FB 2012 (shame that I cannot be bothered to put the comments here – maybe one day). I was concerned … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – March 2019

Spring Almanacs & the 1st garden friendly afternoons are always lush at The St.Georges & despite, or perhaps because of, Mothers Day, clocks changing & a long awaited & beautifully … Continue reading

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CURLS IN POP!!!

In Autumn 2011, the 3rd in my on-going …In Pop Series, was: 101 CURLS IN POP  So here they are. All catalogued nicely, saved to Notes (does anyone read notes?) … Continue reading

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BLONDIES IN POP!!!

101 Blondes/Blonds In Pop!! Once Beards In Pop finished I turned my attention to Blondes/Blonds in Pop (ended around July 2011). Taking me (and you) through most of the Summer. … Continue reading

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BEARDS IN POP !!!

Beards In Pop – 1 to 101 – The Complete List by Chris Goddard on Thursday, 21 April 2011 at 16:57 I embarked upon ‘Beards In Pop’ as I’d just grown a … Continue reading

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We Learned More From A Three Minute Record

What started as one thing morphed into something else entirely. The more I wrote, the more personal and lengthy these ‘blogs’ became. All were originally written for Facebook and for … Continue reading

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Tiffany Twisted: Volume 7: She Lit Up A Candle

Here is the 7th Edition of Tiffany Twisted after a year off. I took the pressure off myself to post stuff on a daily basis but very much enjoyed doing … Continue reading

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Tiffany Twisted: Volume 6: I Heard The Mission Bell

Number 50. Ned Doheny – ‘Get It Up For Love’ Several months ago, I was recommended a ‘mix’ (available on soundcloud for those that are interested) that was played at … Continue reading

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Tiffany Twisted: Volume 5: There She Stood In The Doorway

Back for another session. All tracks sorted and in some kind of order and hopefully this year, will not be delayed by the death of a pet. This list began. … Continue reading

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Tiffany Twisted: Volume 4: My Head Grew Heavy & My Sight Grew Dim

Tiffany Twisted 2014-15 brought with it a fair share of personal heartache. Halfway through I lost my beloved Jack Russell cross dog. Rascal became ill quickly, thankfully no alarmingly high … Continue reading

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Tiffany Twisted: Volume 3: I Saw A Shimmering Light – Let’s Twist Again

About Tiffany Twisted 3: Beginning in December 2013 and ending in February 2014, the third Tiffany Twisted continued on the theme of the preceding two. I discovered a few previously … Continue reading

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Tiffany Twisted: Volume 2: Warm Smell Of Colitas – The Return

2014-15 About Tiffany Twisted 2:  So GOODBYE for another year Tiffany Twisted! By now I’m sure you have grasped the concept. I think I broadened the remit a bit this … Continue reading

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Tiffany Twisted: Volume 1: On A Dark Desert Highway…

2014-15 About Tiffany Twisted: Some of you may know that it has been my ambition to host a night of Singer-songwritery loveliness, complete with Beards and California curls. – called … Continue reading

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Rascal – August 2004 – January 21st 2015

So, Rascal.. It would have been a hot August day in 2004 when I first set my eyes on Rascal. Dog Rescue Centres are designed to break your heart aren’t … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – April 2019

Coming soon – playlist to follow…

April 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – February 2019

It was a Super, Sunny February Sunday, perfect for the Brighton Half Marathon lycra clad masses who filled the St.George’s after their exertions. A little lighter on Almanac regulars than … Continue reading

February 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – January 2019 – 5th Birthday Party

Half a decade of monthly Sundays. 57 parties (58 including PRIDE last year). 3.5 landlords, countless chefs, more dogs but actually never, ever enough, the Flyers (‘Dom have you done them … Continue reading

January 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – December 2018

Top 5 Almanacs Ever. Ever ever. Ever, ever, Ever. Wet & Dank out, bouncing off the brick walls In.  So busy that founding Almanac fathers took refuge in the Dark … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – November 2018

Raucous. It was always going to be a raucous one. Just more so. With additional Rauuw. Doug’s birthday & frankly galloping Countdown debut Guest set, Neil Munkeechops legendary last Sunday roasts … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – October 2018

Our October Almanac was bally heaving from the off. Brisk outside, super snug in, with a combination of Neil Munkeechops’ ever expansive menu, Rhys’ team of charmers, a frankly flawless debut … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – September 2018

Totally crackers Almanac. Stark, staring, cavorting, cut the new rug on the floor, Nuts. In the absence of nearly all our regulars (Get Very Well Soon Wendy, please come back soon … Continue reading

September 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – Early September 2018

One of those curious months where the 1st weekend after payday falls twice in 4 weeks. Double Almanacs~ Hoorah! The 1st of our 2 September sessions started off sunny & … Continue reading

September 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Pride Almanac 2018

Last Saturday Chris, Sallie, Nicki, Andy & I played records for over 10 hours at our 1st, romping, Pride Almanac. A massive thanks to ALL who came, glittered & danced dervish like at the St. … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – July 2018

Our cusp of June/ July Almanac was a flatout, midsummer, doors flung open Gasper. We may have had busier afternoons but rarely have the most stalwart Almanacers stayed start to … Continue reading

July 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – 50th Birthday Party – June 2018

The very happiest part about our 50th Almanac? Just how, well, New it all felt. Beautiful new Numark USB & CD decks (Rest In Peace Disco Pulpit, ye gods you … Continue reading

June 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – May 2018

Summer. Summer, Summer, SUMMER. It felt like the 1st Summer Almanac in approximately 87 years. We’d had a verry late 1 playing records for brilliant Hanoverian Bill’s 60th Cavort at … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – March 2018

It looked like it was going to be a quiet one, Chris, Sallie, Rhys & I looking glumly out the window at a very dank Sunday. Few tracks into Chris’ … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – February 2018

Our February Almanac fell on the same day as the 2018 Brighton Half Marathon & the Redhill Replacement Bus Riots so everyone who ran 13 miles or spent the same … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac – January 2018 – 4th Birthday Party

Our 4th birthday Almanac. Four years. Four years of music & lunches & friends, new friends, old friends, old friends making new friends, Brilliant Guest DJ’s, playlists, DOGS, landlords & … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sunday Alamanac – Christmas 2017

Our 4th Christmas Almanac was a snug ol’ affair, bastard dank & dark outside but just perfect in with us & an assured sophomore set from our guest dj & … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac (Part 2) – November 2017

Our deep winter Almanacs are always snug fun but with Bryon delivering a stunning guest set (De La Soul into War of the Worlds into KLF.. genuine hysteria) & Chris & I Battling to … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – 5th November 2017

The 1st of our 2 November Almanacs landed on the 5th with musical sparklers comprising a one off 2 hour session from Dom- Dalida to Frankie, via Miss Kittin, Scarlet … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac September 2017

Our September Almanac coincided with both the Labour Party Conference & the Brexit March so traffic was locked & a few emotions were high, with a swathe of new faces … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – August 2017

Almanac’s return to the St.Georges after a 3 month hiatus & the departure of a much missed Daisy & Rich was always going to be a tad.. emotional but in the hands of our … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac May 2017

A sunny, funny, rammed in the garden, quietish inside May Bank holiday Almanac with some of our very favourite people- we had the best time with a much missed & … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac April 30th 2017

Our 40th Almanac, our 2nd April 2017 session, a bank holiday, Andy & Chris‘ Birthdays, Sallie‘s 2nd time with a blinding guest set, the pub encompassing Conga, Oops Upside Your Head, Creative Ribbon Tying … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac April 2nd 2017

Our 1st of 2 April Almanacs, our 1st sunbathed Saint Georges‘ Sunday of 2017, our 1st extended 4 hour Battle- yesterday was a simple, sunny, dancing Blast. Chris & I had the best … Continue reading

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Sunday Almanac February 2017

Our February Almanac landed on the same day as the Brighton half marathon, widespread rail replacement buses & lot of poorly regulars. While Mick, Sallie & Gabriel were greatly missed … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac January 2017 – a birthday party

Our 3rd Birthday Almanac. Well just How did 3 years & over 35 parties happen? That’s a Lot of dancing, records, playlists, guest djs, Loads of photos & Tuaca, a … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – December 2016 – Christmas Party Edition

Chris & I try to avoid favourites or bests so maybe let’s agree last Sunday’s Christmas Almanac was ‘just’ the most extraordinary yet. All of it, everybody, from the off, … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – November 2016 – Late Edition

Our late November Almanac was a suitably snug, candle lit afternoon, with Chris & I thrilled to have Matthew as our excellent guest DJ. So much grand music & a … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sunday Almanac – Early November 2016

Just about back on track after a nicely stompy early November Almanac with an easy, lean & Entirely battle fit set from our brilliant friend & Guest DJ Mark Considine … Continue reading

November 6, 2016 · Leave a comment