Category Archives: Year in Review

2011 In Review–Part 2, The Books

Thursday 5th January: 2011 saw a couple of relatively major changes to my reading habits. My regular reader will know that I haven’t bought many new books for a while now – I have had a “to read” pile which, … Continue reading

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2011 In Review–Part 1, The Gigs

Friday 30th December: I still haven’t managed to listen to all the 2011-released CDs that I added to my collection and the year isn’t over yet, so I haven’t finished reading books. That means that the first of my round-ups … Continue reading

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2010 In Review – Part 3, The Gigs

Sunday 16th January: …and so to my final roundup of 2010 – the live bands that I saw during the year. This year saw somewhat of a shake-up in the venues of the city. The controversial takeover and subsequent refurbishment … Continue reading

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2010 In Review – Part 2, The CDs

Sunday 2nd January: I started 2010 with the idea that I might reach a total of six hundred CDs and during the first few months seemed to be well on target, thanks in large part to cheap on-line offers and … Continue reading

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2010 In Review – Part 1, The Books

Wednesday 29th December: I didn’t get round to writing about my year of reading last year so I’m going to get it out of the way first this time. As most people who know me are aware, I have had … Continue reading

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2009 In Review – Part 2, The CDs

Friday 8th January: Surprisingly (for me, anyway, when I came to count them up) I increased my CD collection by 66 in 2009, bursting through 500 in total. The additions include a number that were bought as birthday and Christmas … Continue reading

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2009 In Review – Part 1, The Gigs

Tuesday 29th December: I am going to have to split my review of the past year into at least two (and possibly three) installments this time. Happily, I received quite a few of 2009-released CDs for Christmas, including one that … Continue reading

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2008 In Review

Wednesday 10th December: With just three weeks of 2008 left it seems that it’s the time to reflect back on the past year. It’s this coming Sunday that the BBC will announce its Sports Personality of the Year (and the … Continue reading

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