Monthly Archives: November 2011

benjamin francis leftwich secret RNLI session.

It couldn’t have been more perfect – an exclusive, free secret show in Aberystwyth for an artist I currently can’t get enough of. I knew about the RNLI before but right then they became my favourite charity organisation. I sent off my email and waited for a text letting me know that I’d got a ticket. And I waited. And waited. I knew that booking the evening off in anticipation had been too optimistic. Then, the day before the show, it arrived.  Continue reading

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acoustic guitars and boys called ben.

Those of you who know me will be aware of the ongoing amusement that is the number of friends I have with the same name. I’ve genuinely lost track of the actual amount of “Chris”s (and a Kris) that I know. At the moment though, there are two “Ben”s that are getting most of my attention. There are a number of musicians called Ben that I love – Ben Gibbard, Ben Kweller, Ben Folds, to name but a few. For the past couple of weeks though, it’s all been about Benjamin Francis Leftwich and Ben Howard. Continue reading

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