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Showing posts from January, 2023

My 2022 awards

It's award seasons again, and here's my contribution. Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash Best food A couple of times last year we ordered a "ready meal" from Cook. If Carlsburg did ready meals they would be like these. They are cooked to order and very tasty. The best part of the meals though was this cheesecake . It's light and fruity and the best food I ate all year. Best music biography Running up that Hill - 50 visions of Kate Bush  isn't a sequential biography, but has 50 chapters on different aspects of her life and music. It's bang up to date, so includes the Stranger Things use of the title song. There are some great stories, like when Lenny Henry came into the studio to record backing vocals for Why Should I Love You? , and remarked, "that sounds like Prince on the guitar". It was, and Kate asked Lenny if he wanted to meet him. Best TV programme The Secret Genius of Modern Life  from the BBC looks into modern gadgets that we rely on,