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Daniel Merriweather – Red

I was working in Aylesbury when I fell in love with this song. Admittedly, I didn’t recall watching the video clip until recently for this blogpost. Daniel Merriweather is an Australian singer-songwriter (I always thought he was Irish) known for his soulful voice and emotive songwriting. His song “Red,” released in 2009, is a poignant […]

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Eliza Doolittle – Pack Up

Eliza Doolittle is a British singer-songwriter celebrated for her catchy pop tunes and distinctive, playful vocal style. Her song “Pack Up,” released in 2010, became a breakout hit, known for its infectious melody and cheerful, upbeat vibe. The track, from her self-titled debut album, cleverly samples the chorus from the 1915 song “Pack Up Your […]

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Want to play a game? Well, I recently re-purposed my short domain name and created a mobile game website. The logo can still be improved but it using a free template and script available. It is advertising heavy as that is what the provider gets in return for making the games available. I will […]

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Adé – Tout Savoir

In the first few months of arriving in France, this song was playing on Virgin Radio and it soon made it’s way to my head. Adélaïde Chabannes de Balsac, known professionally by her stage name Adé, is a French musician and singer of several genres, including folk-pop. Previously a member of the French band Therapie Taxi, in 2022 […]


The Great Pagoda Paris

I stumbled upon a signboard pointing towards this place of worship in the first few months I was in Paris while visiting the Zoo. It took us nearly two years to finally visit this place and for a delayed Wesak celebration. Nestled in the massive grounds of Bois de Vincennes, there is a Buddhist Temple. […]

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Jon Pardi – Dirt On My Boots

Back to songs that my kids influenced me on. This country song came from one of daughter’s previous school teacher and it grew on me. Jon Pardi, a prominent figure in contemporary country music, has captivated audiences with his authentic sound and relatable lyrics. His hit single “Dirt on My Boots” exemplifies his knack for […]

David Bowie – Starman

Another track that my son have been asking Spotify to stream. To be honest, I did not know this song but it made it to my playlist as more than likely my son is learning this song during music lessons. David Bowie’s “Starman,” released in 1972 as part of his iconic album The Rise and […]

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Père Lachaise Cemetery

A place I would have never visited when I was growing up due to having a superstitious upbringing. Père Lachaise Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Paris, France, at 44 hectares or 110 acres. With more than 3.5 million visitors annually, it is the most visited necropolis in the world. There is a bit of […]

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Carpenters – Top of The World

This is one of the first songs I learnt to sing when I was a child thanks to my mother in particular. We used to have this karaoke machine installed in our house and Carpenters were on the tracklist. It recently came back to me because my song started singing this song and I suspect […]

Dune of Pilat

We took a long drive for a short mini break. Thanks to my better half who booked this getaway based on recommendations by our French teachers. The Dune of Pilat (French: Dune du Pilat, its official name), also known as Grande Dune du Pilat, is the highest sand dune in Europe. Situated in La Teste-de-Buch […]