Paralysed – The Staves

by Andrew McCluskey

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A Further Look at Loss – Andrew Wasylyk

A Further Look at Loss – Andrew Wasylyk

13 April 2021

I was feeling sad – and I know why, but damn it’s so hard at times.

I’ve sat and watched as circumstance came in and deconstructed my defences one by one – constant pain leading to lack of sleep to lack of writing to lack of self care to lack of confidence to lack of hope to – STOP!

Lux Aurumque – Eric Whiteacre

26 January 2021

Aaaah yes, the choir – the harmonies, the frisson, the hairs standing up on the back of your neck as a soprano haunts your soul.

This is a winter track – best listened to while looking out the window – watching the outside – inclement weather is the perfect accompaniment…

Fables – Yard Arms

16 December 2020

I’m all too familiar with the effects of becoming dependent upon drugs and alcohol – I don’t wish that on anyone – let alone myself – but in the immortal words of Irvine Welsh:

People think it’s all about misery and desperation and death and all that shite, which is not to be ignored, but what they forget is the pleasure of it…