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Victoria Beckham

August 13, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

VictoriaBeckhamSo, Victoria Beckham is to guest on American Idol – good for her.  It will be nice for her to get back into the limelight for a while as she’s been pretty quiet lately (or have my Beckham radar been turned off).

She said she doesn’t know if she’s nervous or excited, but having wanted to make it in America, she’ll probably be hoping people will like her.

Victoria’s probably in a good position to judge as she was part of a manufactured band herself and knows about auditions.  I’ve never felt she has a strong voice but that doesn’t mean she can’t judge others.

I just wish she’d put on some weight, she’s far too thin for my liking.

Keep Your Head Up by Girls Can’t Catch

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girlscantcatchkeepyourheaduJumping straight into the charts this is a real feel good track.  Look forward to hearing more from Girls Can’t Catch

The band is signed to British pop label Fascination who also look after Girls Aloud, Sophie Ellis Bexter and The Jonas Brothers.

Girls Can’t Catch is made up of 18 year old Phoebe Brown, 18 year old Jess Stickley and 24 year old Daizy Agnew.

Importance of Friends

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friends1Having friends is a treat.  Having really good friends is a luxury and a privilege.

If you were to stop and count up how many friends you have, how many would it be?

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Vulgarity

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Woman with hat“I love luxury.  And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness, but in the absence of vulgarity.  Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language.  I stay in the game to fight it.”

Coco Chanel

Supernova by Mr Hudson ft Kanye West

August 12, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

SupernovaMrHudsonftKanyeWesCurrently at number three in the charts, this is a great track.  His voice is pure and crisp to listen to ie you can actually make out what he’s singing.  Always good.

By all accounts Mr Hudson is a multi-talented singer/songwriter from Birmingham, England.   One up for the Brummies!

We Are Klang Series 1

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WeAreKlangWe Are Klang is another slightly wacky comedy series from BBC 3, set in the fictitious town of Klangbury.

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The Temper Trap – Conditions

August 10, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

TheTemperTrapConditionsAlbum released today!

Click on the picture to order MP3, Audio CD or Vinyl.

Mine arrived in the post today!!!!!!!!!!! Playing it while I type and it’s brilliant.


Back Spin by Harlan Coben

August 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

BackSpinHarlanCobenThis is the first book I’ve read by Harlan Coben and it certainly won’t be the last.

His style of writing is easy, humourous and to the point ie he describes what is necessary and doesn’t go over the top like some authors.

Back Spin is set around the world of golf with Chad, the son of Jack Coldren a ‘come back’ player,  going missing during his father’s most  important tournament – a tournament he lost 23 years ago and now looks set to win.

His mother Linda Coldren is also top of her game and more successful than her husband.

Myron Bolitar,  a sports agent is asked to look into the case due to his background and because the kidnapper demanded no police. Plus he is about to become Linda Coldren’s agent.

Chad was born and raised in luxury but has vanished on Philadelphia’s mean streets – last seen in a down-town sleazy hotel.   Crossing through the high society and the streets low life Myron  starts to realise what a dangerous game he’s caught up in.

This is a real page turner that you won’t be able to put down.

Other readers of this novel have this to say:

“This is definitely not one of Coben’s greatest work.”

“Please order all of Harlan Coben’s Myron Bolitar novels at once. Not only will you read about the world’s most honorable sports agent Myron Bolitar but you get a murder mystery to follow as well as some memorable characters to cheer for. The mysteries are excellently written, hilarious and fast-paced.”

“Harlan Coben continues to prove that he is one of the best thriller writers around at the moment. A page turner is a much used phrase but in this case it is really appropriate. The author’s books are always so well structured and his character’s well rounded.”

Money, Money, Money.

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People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.

Joan Rivers

Chuck Series 2

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Chuckseries1When Chuck opens an e-mail, from his friend Bryce who he hasn’t spoken to in years,  he doesn’t realise  that it’s subliminally encoded with government secrets.

Chuck unwittingly downloads an entire server of sensitive data into his brain and now the fate of the world lies in the unlikely hands of a guy who works at a Buy More Electronics store.

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