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December Theme #25 Christmas Day

Hubby and I will be making history today.  I have finally managed to get a DVD copy of White Christmas, and for the first time, both of us will be able to watch it the whole way through as neither … Continue reading

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Christmas Break

I’m taking a couple of days off from my blog though I have scheduled two posts for tomorrow. The Three Things Challenge will be back by the weekend. Enjoy your celebrations or have a relaxing and pleasant day if you … Continue reading

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December Theme #24

This is my penultimate choice as tomorrow will be the last one posted. I loved Queen’s music, and Freddie Mercury was a musical genius in my opinion. Enjoy The Show Must go On https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t99KH0TR-J4 and RIP Freddie. Your music will … Continue reading

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December Theme #23

1987 saw the release of Dirty Dancing and the amazing revelation that Patrick Swayze could not only dance, but he could sing as well, writing this track together with Stacy Widelitz. I loved the film, but not enough to buy … Continue reading

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December Theme #22

In the days before X Factor, The Voice and New Faces, you had Opportunity Knocks. This young lady hit the big time aged 10 with ‘Ma he’s making eyes at me’, winning the viewers vote for five consecutive weeks. She … Continue reading

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December Theme #21

In 1999, this song haunted me as it was rarely played whenever I happened to be listening to the radio. I bought the CD Lonely Grill and played this track on continuous, whether in the car or on my personal … Continue reading

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Take Seven #11

Your 21 words this week were: bell, carol, court, crocodile, curse, curt, cut, flower, guild, halo, happiness, haste, hiatus, holiday, kite, mud, paw, perk, ring, taste, waist. This is the little story I put together for this week’s It was … Continue reading

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December Theme #17

I had the Greatest Hits and would crank up the volume in the car when this track came on. The lead guitar from Eric Clapton is awesome. It peaked at number 3 in 1990. This is the first time I’d … Continue reading

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December Theme #16

Loads of boybands around in the 1980s, and these guys were one of the best. Teaming up with Dusty Springfield, they released this in 1987, where it peaked at number 2 in the charts.  

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December Theme #15

Released in 1984, this was banned by the BBC then topped the charts for 5 consecutive weeks! I think it was one of the best beat records of the decade. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oh4tHpUflDA&app=desktop I bought the album Welcome to the Pleasuredome which … Continue reading

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