He was in town for the rugby, mostly. But it was a rare visit where it was just him. Not mum. Down for the weekend – and my partner was away, so it was just me and him. I was in a small apartment at the time, one bedroom and so we had a late-night-laugh […]
No end to ironies as the band in the empty bar strike up their attempt at a rousing rendition of Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’. They were there, up on the stage. And they played on. And on…staying strong. Singing “How I wish/how I wish you were here…” And no one was there.
Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here (1975) A mate was visiting from Australia. He was in town for the night. That night included having to watch me playing a gig – my first with a country-ish band. It seemed to go pretty well. And we had some drinks after, and a chat. And hung out […]
Pink Floyd, Animals (1977) Often my favourite Pink Floyd album is the one I’m listening to – it’s hard to pick a favourite. Just as often, these days, I’m fairly much over the band; done to death. And though there are albums by Floyd that seem to stand to the side (Atom Heart Mother) I […]