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By tigtog on April 25, 2013
Mum was the first hoyden I ever knew.
By tigtog on February 13, 2012
Saving All My Love For You was the first Whitney song I ever heard, but How Will I Know was the first one I sang along to with a hairbrush.
By tigtog on January 22, 2012
Lots of folks have been playing her ballads or her blues songs of lost love, which are classic Etta, but I especially loved her when she got playful. This is one of my favourite versions of You Can Leave Your Hat On.
By tigtog on November 23, 2011
Her books were very important to me as a teen, and I loved the adventures that she allowed girls and women to have.
By tigtog on May 23, 2011
If you imagine the stereotypical, small, dusty secondhand bookshop, enlarge it substantially and then imbue this cavern with many of the bigger-on-the-inside properties of the TARDIS as if designed by Escher you might start to get a feel for how those shops worked.
By tigtog on May 2, 2011
People with strength and conviction are a rare breed and the battles they fight benefit us all.
By tigtog on April 25, 2011
Because it’s Anzac Day, I’ve spent much of my time looking over the various diaries/letters of my greatuncles who took part in the Great War.
By tigtog on March 26, 2011
I’m sure you’ve all seen the many tributes over the last 24 hours. Elizabeth Taylor was one of those screen legends everybody knew about, but we didn’t really know much about what she was like in person.
By Beppie on February 23, 2011
Raise a glass tonight for Nicholas Courtney, who played UNIT’s Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge Stewart in Doctor Who, appearing with the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh Doctors, and also in a 2008 episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures. He died last night. None of the news sites I’ve seen mention a cause of death, [...]
By tigtog on June 26, 2009
Wow, I look away from Twitbin for an hour and it explodes: Michael Jackson taken to hospital after being found not breathing, then announced as in a coma and then pronounced dead.