I’ve still got 40% to go! And it’s tomorrow! And it’s not even that long, it’s just a little more involved that my brain can cope with at the moment!
It’s been a deliciously productive day behind the scenes...but it’s not super interesting to anyone else. Going to read another chapter of Celestial Bodies for #LBCHorsforth then likely re-watch the Eurovision film for a relax, singalong and happy sob. https://youtu.be/7q6Co-nd0lM This is such a silly, happy homage to Eurovision and I really enjoyed it. In … Continue reading Admin Day
Recited at Joe Biden’s Inauguration by Lin-Manuel Miranda. https://youtu.be/oboEYDAc9DE Verses from The Cure at Troy by Seamus Heaney Human beings suffer They torture one another, They get hurt and get hard. No poem or play or song Can fully right a wrong Inflicted and endured. The innocent in gaols Beat on their bars together. A … Continue reading POEM – The Cure at Troy – Seamus Heaney
Given that we are currently meeting online, - rather than in our beloved pub - we have decided to return to our original date slot. From February, we will be meeting on the second Wednesday of the month. So our next dates look like this: 10 February 10 March 14 April 12 May 9 June … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – Changing dates from February
Amanda Gorman became the youngest Poet to perform at a presidential inauguration. The 23 year old delivered The Hill We Climb - a poem which was completed on 6th of January. The same day that the Capitol was stormed by supporters of the previous president, engaging in acts of domestic terrorism. https://youtu.be/Jp9pyMqnBzk Her first book … Continue reading POEM – Amanda Gorman – The Hill We Climb
(Not book related but I couldn’t resist!) https://youtu.be/HKijXY86J9I Music gets me every time.
Because I was just lent it and it looks so good! Obviously I’ll return to the book club choice tomorrow! "Left rattled by the events of Dark Nights: Metal, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the ultimate evil spawned from the Dark Multiverse. One part Batman one part Joker. The Batman Who Laughs. … Continue reading Now (cheat) reading – The Batman Who Laughs
Given that one of the scores was a 2/10, I think you’ll all be very impressed to discover that we scored this... 8/10 Also, it’s our first spinal tap of 2021! An 11/10! Given that these are our personal comfort reads I imagine quite a few will be Spinal Tapped! (Also, I haven’t updated that … Continue reading LBC3READS – Tinker Tailor Score
X just sent me this. It’s a cover of the Gotye feat Kimbra song with a bardcore/medieval twist. So I clearly have a mew obsession to go explore.SOTD – BardCore Cover – Somebody that I used to know My latest obsession...
Discussing the first of our EXTREME Comfort Reads Tinker tailor soldier spy by John le Carre Tomorrow, 12.30pm via zoom. Email or tweet if you want the link.