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Now 25 (U.S.)

So I had a big holiday in America ten years ago, and while I was there I bought Now 25. 10 years on, it might be worth looking back. They started doing Now That’s What I Call Music compilations in … Continue reading

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Months Of The Year in the UK Singles Chart

Having done songs named after days of the week, now I move on to how the months of the year have been represented through chart entries in the Official UK Singles Chart.

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Now 97

The cover for Now 97 has sun, sea, sand, speedboats, surfboards and ships, as well as planes, parachutes, palm trees and parrots. As often with the middle Now! release of the year it’s going for a summer holiday theme, in … Continue reading

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Big Brother 18

Big Brother 18 made a big deal about how it was reflecting the state of Britain in 2017, and they also said that everyone had to audition in pairs. It turned out, as per usual, that these new gimmicks didn’t … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – ‘The Doctor Falls’

Series 10, Episode 12, Part 2 of Finale CONTAINS SPOILERS After the intense events of the previous episode, this episodes opens with scenes of a beautiful countryside with happy children playing. However, there is more to this idyllic picture. Look … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – ‘World Enough and Time’

Series 10, Episode 11, Part 1 of Finale CONTAINS SPOILERS The Doctor, Bill, Nardole… and Missy go to answer a distress call from a ship. Other than Missy coming along there is nothing unusual about that, but the events started … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Limbo: Songs from 2016 I’ve listened to more in 2017

Once again, there have been songs which technically came out last year that I’ve ended up listening to more during this year, which means they don’t make it into top ten lists of favourite songs. As we’ve just passed the … Continue reading

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