Hell yeah...it's New Music Monday! This week, it's my special New Year's Eve Mash-Up of Zooey Deschanel's version of "What are you doing New Year's Eve?" and Lou Reed's "Goodnight Ladies". Happy New Year everybody! If you can’t play the song or are on an iPhone or Android phone, click here. What are you doing … Continue reading New Music Monday – Special New Year’s Eve Mash-Up of Zooey Deschanel & Lou Reed
Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly. Neil Gaiman As the New Year approaches, so does the dreaded spectre of New Year’s resolution, new beginnings, plans and schemes. Things that will last for a few months, and then, peter out. I’m not really one for New … Continue reading Sometimes You Fall But Sometimes You Fly
Hell yeah...it's New Music Monday! Today, it's my Christmas song. And I want to take this opportunity to wish all the readers of this blog a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year. This is my version of Jackson Browne's "The Rebel Jesus" (Well worth checking out the lyrics on this song): If you … Continue reading Xmas New Music Monday – My Version of Jackson Browne’s “The Rebel Jesus”
In the wake of the unspeakable tragedy that took place in Newtown, Connecticut on Dec 14, it’s understandable that people would try to understand how something like this could happen and how another human being could do such a horrendous thing to defenceless young children and adults. Sadly, it seems that rather than really trying … Continue reading Goths Don’t Kill People. Guns Do.
Hell yeah...it's New Music Monday! This week, it's my version of Kenny Rogers' "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town": If you can’t play the song or are on an iPhone or Android phone, click here. Ruby, don't take your love to town You've painted up your lips And rolled and curled your tinted hair … Continue reading New Music Monday – My Version of “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town”
In 1988, American molecular biologist, Douglas Prasher, received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to clone the gene for green fluorescent protein (GFP), the protein that gives the jellyfish its glow. When his funding ran out, Prasher shared his findings with a number of other scientists. These included Martin Chalfie and Roger … Continue reading The Man Who Missed the Nobel Prize
Hell yeah...it's New Music Monday! This week, it's my version of Johnny Cash's "God's Gonna Cut You Down": If you can’t play the song or are on an iPhone or Android phone, click here God's Gonna Cut You Down You can run on for a long time Run on for a long time Run on … Continue reading New Music Monday – My Version of Johnny Cash’s “God’s Gonna Cut You Down”
If you’re someone who’s written a short story or a novel, you’ve probably been there. Especially if there’s a romantic twist to your tale. It’s that moment when your lead characters are about to get intimate. You have to write the sex scene. Well, you don’t have to. You could do the old Dallas/Dynasty trick … Continue reading The Hilarious Euphemism Generator!
Hell yeah...it's New Music Monday! My album, "Do You Dream At All?", is currently on sale on CDBaby for the bargain price of $5! To celebrate, this is the brand new video for one of the songs from the album, "Janey"": Janey Janey doesn’t want anything that’s gonna make her cry again She says she’s … Continue reading New Music Monday – New Video for my Original Song “Janey”