walkingdecay: I just read that 13th C Bishop (later Saint) Hugh of Lincoln was so keen to collect holy relics that on a visit to Normandy he took two bites from the arm of what was supposed to be Mary Magdalene's body. He 'gnawed it as if he were a dog,' we're told.
Jun 28, 2022 17:54:47 GMT
walkingdecay: Oh, and just as a matter of interest, brides aren't 'walked down the aisle.' The middle of a church is the nave, the aisles are on either side.
Jun 28, 2022 17:57:35 GMT
walkingdecay: I got a copy of Dave Davies' original autobiography in advance of the release of his new one and found myself so appalled by his ego and careless disregard for others that I cancelled the pre-order. Feet of ordure.
Jun 30, 2022 7:49:47 GMT
walkingdecay: Thanks to a rave review on The Guardian this morning I just checked out Ghost Story by Fern Maddie on Spotify. Two things: firstly, there's an affectingly elemental, almost mystical air to it, reminding me of the first time I heard Emily Portman...
Jul 1, 2022 7:52:37 GMT
walkingdecay: ...secondly, The Guardian overturned precedents by getting a music review right. They usually try to ride trends and recommend the stuff that sounds awful because if it's hard on the ears it must be cutting edge.
Jul 1, 2022 7:54:02 GMT