Train of thought. Listening to playlists built around travel themes - Texas, California, a Southern road trip – I realize I’ve never done an Australian music playlist. So many good bands I recall, popular, infamous and obscure. INXS, Paul Kelly, Divinyls, Eurogliders, Hoodoo Gurus, Models, The Church… Now what was the name of the band... Continue Reading →
2015: The Year in Random Thoughts and Obsessions
For my yearly wrap up of 2013, I wrote, “All hail the return of the king – David Bowie – and the art of the music video.” And I included a link to his surreal collaboration with Tilda Swinton for ‘The Stars (Are Out Tonight)’. Two years later and RIP, we’re talking and posting about... Continue Reading →
Spader Fans! Here Are Your Quiz Answers:
Thanks everyone for reading and participating in my quiz: Trending Baby Names or James Spader in the '80s? Here are Spader's muy beloved characters from the '80s. Do you have a favorite? Let me know! 2. Fenwick - Diner (TV short), 1983 3. Lowell - Family Secrets, 1984 5. Morgan - Tuff Turf, 1985 (Kim... Continue Reading →
Trending Baby Name OR James Spader in the ’80s?
Hi all & welcome back to a bit of weekend fun. A rockmom quiz inspired by a group of young boys we encountered at a minor league baseball game over the summer. The trio sat in front of us the whole evening: chatting, wearing their giveaway jerseys and eventually - inevitably - pouring ice cubes... Continue Reading →