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And they say January isn't depressing...
Here's a link to my playlist.
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Haha, you have good taste. I once listened to all the versions available of everybody loves my baby!
January 14, 2011 at 12:52 PM
There are some pretty bad versions out there. I blame MWAB (men who adore blues). I've tried to exclude most of them. I love the jaunty versions by Cab Calloway and Louis Armstrong: there's nothing like a sad song sung like you don't mean it...
January 14, 2011 at 01:51 PM
Did that include a version by The Triffids?
Living in Australia, we can't get Spotify. This thing you speak of is a mystery.
January 15, 2011 at 10:28 AM
No don't. Will go and listen to it right away!
You don't have Spotify in Australia? How do you live?
You could try We7 but it's not as good...
January 16, 2011 at 06:29 PM
Cutiee one drawing, cut lines are not as much solid. Color scheme is nice..
Cheap Shopping |
January 17, 2011 at 08:36 AM
Not even any serious talk of Spotify in Australia.
January 17, 2011 at 12:51 PM
I was going to erase 'Cheap Shopping's comment as the spam it no doubt is, but it's so charmingly expressed that I'm delighted to receive it...
January 17, 2011 at 03:08 PM
I once got totally hooked on "Miss Otis regrets".To make matters worse I started buying vintage versions on 78's. I am not even going to listen to St James Infirmary on Spotify as I know I'll slip again.
BTW as a postscript to your notes on cookery books I would recommend Soyer's "Paper Bag Cookery" which has just been re-published: it is a classic quest book in which Soyer seeks to overcome the persistent taste of burnt paper bags in his search for the ideal mode of cooking for the masses.
DBC Reed |
January 23, 2011 at 08:28 PM
Fascinating. Sounds eco and beats heating up a can up over the stove.
I haven't read Soyer's book but I do sometimes cook Elizabeth David's pheasants in paper cases: semi-roast the pheasant; take it out of the oven and cut it into two pieces down the breastbone; cut two large heart shapes from greaseproof paper (cute and also more or less the same shape as half a pheasant when folded); butter each heart on one side; place the 1/2 pheasant on one side of the heart; fold the other half over and twist the edges of the paper so the pheasant is enclosed (looks a bit like a sideways cornish pasty); put it back in the oven for 15 mins and it comes out steamed with all the juices preserved. A very good way to cook a slightly tough bird.
January 24, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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