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Scottish Marriage Proposal

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Freddie Stevenson

He was the support to the Waterboys. Good singer songwriter. I really enjoyed his set.

Raggle Taggle Gypsy

Indeed.

Here are the Waterboys

Here is how to order your fast food!

Brilliant!

Powers of Ten

Toronto Tam sends a link to his video from the 70s.

 

Style Guru

I was hoping that this year at Christmas I could do something innovative like my first ever blog post in 3-D or perhaps have Daniel Craig drop in. However instead I’m in the kitchen enjoying a bacon roll and a large cup of tea. I thought that I could perhaps get the day off from insomnia but the awake call came as it does regularly at 4am.

Watching a few videos on Youtube this morning. Do you ever get drawn in by something that you know you should hate but there’s just that something about it? In a previous life as a DJ more years ago that I’d care to remember, there would often be a smash hit record which would be a guaranteed floor filler. A record which would invariably be awful but would have tapped into the consciousness of a nation.

If the tune had a video with a dance routine in it, then apparently so much the better. Examples of such tunes from way back would be things like Rapper’s Delight, Come on Eileen, Uptown Girl, Celebration, Oops Upside Your Head, All Sit Down etc. etc…..

Do you know what’s coming yet?

Completely hellish….awful.

Having your fingernails removed slowly by pliers whilst someone poured vinegar on them would be a more pleasant and rewarding experience.

Car crash video.

Yip. On this my 54th Christmas, This is my earworm and eyeworm. I secretly watch it when there’s no one around. It’s heading for two billion views and probably 10% of them are by me.

It would seem that I’m in exalted company, although the Obamas don’t seem to care who knows:

Tell Me Why?

This is the latest video offering from old friend of TBLFP StuWho

It’s based on a poem Stu wrote.

Simple message, very impressive.