Month: December 2008

December 19, 2008

Following my earlier post, I found myself inspired to write this. Hallelujah I heard there was a secret songThat Cohen wrote and we sung alongBut it seems you never listen to it, do you?For if you did it might sink inIt’s a song of passion,…

December 17, 2008

I am becoming increasingly amused and irritated – in roughly equal parts – by the number of people who seem to think Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah" is some kind of religious hymn, and particularly suitable for Christmas. Most recently, this has been evidenced by all the…

December 7, 2008

This morning I finished reading The Count of Monte Cristo. I was quite familiar with the overall story, having seen at least two movie adaptations, and also having read Tiger! Tiger! by Alfred Bester, which is very much a retelling of the tale, against a…

December 5, 2008

I have just deleted my Plaxo profile, which was actually the original reason for my changing my web page to a blog. Back in July, I was invited into Plaxo by Brenda, and I had a look and it seemed interesting. I liked the way…

December 5, 2008

…keeping this blog active, but then going on holiday interrupted the flow, and the thing kind of stalled after that. So here I am, starting it up again, and seeing if I can remember to update it from now on. Alas, the dieting has also…