Tag Archives: Coldplay

Love and Hope (for Manchester)

Last night’s atrocity at the Manchester Arena is beyond words, as many, including the singer Ariana Grande in the aftermath, have said. Beyond senseless. Pure evil. I have nothing I can add to that – just my heartfelt best wishes … Continue reading

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An Ode to London – ten years ago, ten years on

This is a piece that I have written for my music book. The bit in italics is what I wrote on the night of 7/7, 2005, when many innocent people lost their lives or were injured, in my beloved city. … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (45) – Paralympics Closing Ceremony

I was fortunate to be at the London Paralympics closing ceremony on Sunday 9 September, with my friends Tony and Jon. This post is mainly about the sights and sounds of the Paralympics and indeed the Olympics. But also the … Continue reading

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Coldplay at the Emirates Stadium, 2 June 2012

My son, Kieran,  and I went to see Coldplay at Arsenal’s Stadium in Islington, North London, last Friday. Photos taken with my iPhone – let’s call them impressionistic! You might have seen our joint top ten of Coldplay songs – … Continue reading

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Our Top Ten – Coldplay

John: This is a special Top Ten, because it’s a joint effort between  my son, Kieran, and me. Kieran is 16, going on 17,  and is into a wide range of music.  Rap is his main thing, but like so … Continue reading

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