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NUFF SAID

Il be honest…

Classical music.

I thought…

Not my cup of tea.

But it can be quite rock and roll.

So while Colin may like a bit of studiedeyesclosedgentleheadbobbingandsmiling

I like to bang heads.

But actually if u get the right gig…

(Northern sinfonia at the sparkly new milton court @barbicancentre)

There can be electricity.

With two soloists (violin and viola)

A boy and a girl

Theres practically sparring.

Or maybe kissing.

 

Nuff said,

 

Martin x

 

 

Coming up… Paul Klee @tate…

 

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PORKPIE

Now this is more my sort of thing.

Rock and roll.

Especially free rock and roll.

Was in a boozer in Shoreditch.

I donned my porkpie hat. Got myself a pint.

Bedded in.

Now they werent famous. But i like to see whats up and coming now iv got this blog.

Something to do anyway.

Cheers,

Martin x

 

 

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EDGY

I was originally going to write this blog on something else…

But a thing has occured to me. If you sit in the barbican you can enjoy not only their free wifi but free quality concerts!

I know… Im a staffordshire bull terrier killing live music…. hey… sometimes I pay.

And to be honest this little dog and the boy @albiestar have been known to rest their eyes occasionally during @lso.

Shhh!

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Well apart from that theres a great exhibition in the curve gallery which is greatly free. All sorts of crap some woman wouldnt throw out.

Like our flat.

Yes, I said crap.

Im edgy.

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Obviously there was a @meetup along the way. Central London Humanists. Interesting. Dawkins etcetera.

Very big meetup tho. Not quite sure that works as well as the smaller ones.

That was criticism.

I am a critic.

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Reading @timeout I was interested to find Dan Cox’s/Andy Holden’s #thinglytime had made it to @cubittgallery.

I saw it in Cambridge so i did.

Im well travelled…

It says here:

“Although the Thingly Time of the most viscious parts of the Chewy Cosmos seem to be embodied only in nature’s most Sublime creations, this need not┬ánecessarily┬ábe the case.”

Yeah, yeah… lots of books.

Too many.

Love,

Harleyxx

 

 

 

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SPARKLE

“You’ll never see the stars, if you dont go out at night.”

Well this little doggy has. Filling the void with stuff.

Even when sad and confused its important to do something. Anything.

We hauled ourself to Boetti @tate modern and if relaxed us with randomness and childlike playfulness.

Combined with a free 1 on 1 tour of the Arte Povera galleries.

Tate Modern runs free tours of its permanent collections at 11, 12, 2 and 3. Top tip

Also worth treating your eyes to the squid in the Level 2 gallery which is always free and always cool.

We dragged ourself to @mylifestoryuk with sparkly, uplifting lyrics like the above and below…

“And if you took my hand would I still be blind? Cos u dont sparkle. You dont shine.”

We do. Seeking similar.

Love,

Harley xx

 

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TORMENTED

People from all over the world are requesting blog posts now…. It’s all jolly exciting.

After having what is in common parlance known as ‘a day of it’ @albiestar and I dragged our feet/paws* onto the tube to listen to the awesome BBC symphony orchestra at the wonderful barbican in the hope of calming the stresses….

Word to the wise classical music newbees/blogging canine fans…

Try to choose compositions appropriate to your mood… Sibelius a minor was rather stressfull, Prokoviev’s Piano Concerto in d flat major frantic and Stravinsky’s Petruska tormented.

That’s exactly how we felt,

Love,

Harleyxx

Ps *always carry dogs on escalators

 

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