OBRIGADO ANXIETY

I WOKE UP one morning in December with cramp in my right calf. It happens, maybe I had slept in a funny position or I had pulled a muscle. I got out of bed and hopped to the kitchen. While I was making coffee, I could feel a strange lump. It felt as though I … Continue reading OBRIGADO ANXIETY

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IT’S BEEN THE YEAR OF THE GOLDEN HOUR Notes on Kacey Musgraves’ album ‘Golden Hour’

I NEVER THOUGHT in a million years that my favourite album this year would be a country album. It is strange, however, and almost a deduction in itself to describe Kacey Musgraves’ third album ‘Golden Hour’ as simply a country record. She is country; Texas born and her previous albums confirm that, however, with ‘Golden … Continue reading IT’S BEEN THE YEAR OF THE GOLDEN HOUR Notes on Kacey Musgraves’ album ‘Golden Hour’

COASTAL

IT PROBABLY WASN’T the best day to suggest having a picnic.  February on the coast in Malaga was in conversation with such emptiness, not to mention the cold. Winter in a holiday town is punctuated with closed chiringuitos and dead looking business premises. It resembles the state of a heartbroken teenager pining for its object … Continue reading COASTAL