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Favourite Music Friday: Stars Fall Down

One of my favourite songs by one of my favourite South African bands…

Favourite Music Friday: Dante’s Prayer

Loreena McKennitt’s music is widely known and admired, and one of my favourite songs, that appears on the 1997 album, The Book of Secrets, is “Dante’s Prayer”. The first song of McKennitt’s which I fell in love with, is actually “The Mummer’s Dance” —… Continue Reading “Favourite Music Friday: Dante’s Prayer”

Friday Stuff – Pondering Ideas, Reality, Widows, Tattoed Women, and a Song

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I’ve decided to start the “weekly finds” posts again, as they are a lot of fun for me and they also give an idea of what I read that influences my fiction (up to a point, obviously). I’ll still do Friday Favourite Music as… Continue Reading “Friday Stuff – Pondering Ideas, Reality, Widows, Tattoed Women, and a Song”

Favourite Music Friday — “Blou”

“Blou” (”Blue”) is another of my favourite songs, and I think this version — by Loki Rothman and Laurika Rauch — is my favourite version of it as well! (Lyrics and music by André Swiegers.) “Blou” (”Blue”) by Loki Rothman and Laurika Rauch

Favourite Music Friday: Stay on These Roads by a-ha

A-ha’s music has been part of my whole life (literally — their first song was released the year before I was born) and I still love their music just as much as I did when I was younger. Mind you, it probably helped me… Continue Reading “Favourite Music Friday: Stay on These Roads by a-ha”

“Hard of Hearing” by Radical Face (And Some Ramblings)

In which I share some of my favourite music by Radical Face and ruminate on some moods.

Favourite Music Friday: Ashes of Eden

“Ashes of Eden” by Breaking Benjamin is another of those songs that I just can’t stop listening to…

Favourite Christmas Music Friday: Some Afrikaans Songs

It’s a few days before Christmas and here in South Africa the weather is sweltering, so it just seemed right to end my Christmas music Fridays with some local Christmas songs! I start off with Somerkersfees (Summer Christmas), followed by Sonneblom uit Bethlehem (Sunflower From… Continue Reading “Favourite Christmas Music Friday: Some Afrikaans Songs”

Favourite Christmas Music Friday – Mary, Did You Know?

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Ok, I’ll admit, when I heard Peter Hollens’ version, it was the first time I’d heard this song and immediately fell in love with it!  Next week, as the weekend before Christmas, I’ll share some of my favourite Afrikaans Christmas songs. 

Favourite Music Friday: “It’s My Life” by Bon Jovi

Just in time for the weekend, a throwback to one of my favourite Bon Jovi songs!