Feeling nostalgic tonight. Rediscovered my U.Genie homepage - as well as my MyGenie homepage - OK not much there in either case - but it brings back memories. I’m delightfully surprised that they’re still there! Not for long though - so I’m told. I speculatively tried Nigel’s page as well - and sure enough - it worked - a tribute to The Doll’s House - boy was he fanatical about that at the time! A few clicks later led me to Arkham - as well as a new set of pages by Nigel called Lazy Llama - with a gallery of pictures galore that also brought memories flooding back! Ah - those were the days …
“Friday night and the lights are low.
Looking out for the place to go.
Where they play the right music
Getting in the swing
You come in to look for a king“
What can I say? Is there anything that stokes up more memories more than this song …
It was a particularly depressing bus ride home tonight. Unperturbed by the fracas happening downstairs between the the Bus driver and a passenger who wanted to get on the bus - I simply stared at my mobile phone and wondered if it was possible to summarise my life in a text message. This I did. And only just managed to use up all 160 characters. You can read it by clicking here.
“I fought my way through the rush hour
Trying to make it home just for you
I want to make sure that your dinner
Will be waiting for you“
From “Superwoman” by Karyn White. When I first heard this song a few years ago on the radio I almost fell off my chair laughing. The lyrics are so cheesy - and my other half used to turn it up really loudly every time it came on - as if to make some sort of point with a massive grin on her face. Now, years later - it’s no laughing matter - I sing it to myself whenever I’m depressed .…