Almanac Life: Crossing The Road

Some musings from Dips O’Donnell as he moves into lockdown mode once again.

Almanac Music: ‘Fairytale of New York’ – The Pogues (with Kirsty MacColl)

One of the great contemporary Christmas songs is ‘Fairytale of New York’ by The Pogues (with Kirsty MacColl). It is sure to get your feet tapping and put you in the Christmas spirit.

Almanac Music: The Pogues – ‘Dirty Old Town’

Col Ritchie has been a fan of The Pogues for many years, and fondly remembers a memorable performance by them at BluesFest a few years ago.

2017 thoughts: Beating on against the current

After a year like this what can we control? Dave Wilson sees much in his year in review and Christmas song countdown on #gravyday

Up the Derwent to MONA

A trip down the Derwent to visit MONA has Mickey Randall in musical mindset. And ends the experience at the pub.