Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Glasgow singer (Dave, later John Martyn lookalike) singing outside the pub on Uto

Reading Uncut on the train platform

Jogging along the water and meditating on a swing seat

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Tuesday's Happiness Experiment Entry

Perfect meal of Toast Skagen and meatballs, mash and berries with U and N in a red, gold and brown restaurant

Now You See It with N and U

Vasa resurfaced ship with N

Monday's Happiness Experiment Entry

Seeing Alex again, with her laugh

Watching a bird feeding its two children with a cherry, at Nytorget

Walking over the Skinnarvitsberget and along the red fence ridge to the art galleries (where the man in docs leaning back over the skatepark edge photo was)

Sunday's Happiness Experiment Entry

Travelling the 4 of us

Swedish Allotments near Zinkensdamm, Sodermalm

Playing cards with D and U

Sunday, July 28, 2013


Italian Saturday lunch with Elke & family at Rugoletta

Finding the JJ Cale song Alan played at our wedding (JJ gone to heaven today)

Watching the lighting of the torch at London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony (1st anniversary)

Getting the band back together - Bruce Springsteen at Wembley 15/6/13 setlist

Bruce Springsteen at Wembley setlist 15/6/13: Darkness On The Edge Of Town

1. Land of Hope and Dreams
2. Jackson Cage
3. Radio Nowhere
4. Save My Love
5. Rosalita
6. This Hard Land
7. Lost in the Flood
8. Wrecking Ball
9. Death to My Hometown
10. Hungry Heart

Darkness on the Edge of Town
11. Badlands
12. Adam Raised a Cain
13. Something in the Night
14. Candy’s Room
15. Racing in the Street
16. The Promised Land
17. Factory
18. Streets of Fire
19. Prove it All Night
20. Darkness on the Edge of Town

21. Shackled and Drawn ***
22. Waitin’ On A Sunny Day
23. The Rising
24. Light of Day
25. Pay Me My Money Down
26. Born to Run
27. Bobby Jean
28. Dancing In The Dark
29. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out
30. Twist & Shout
31. Thunder Road (solo acoustic)

with Stu, Serge, Martin & Eddie

Stoned Immaculate - Rolling Stones set list 6 July 2013, Hyde Park


The Rolling Stones returned to Hyde Park, 44 years and 1 day since they played there in 1969. And 4 days after Jason's birthday.

Start Me Up
It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (But I Like It)
Tumbling Dice
All Down The Line (By Request)  *?
Beast Of Burden
Doom And Gloom
Bitch (with Gary Clark Jr)
Paint It Black
Honky Tonk Women
You Got The Silver (with Keith Richards on lead vocals)
Before They Make Me Run (with Keith Richards on lead vocals)
Miss You
Midnight Rambler (with Mick Taylor)
Gimme Shelter
Jumpin’ Jack Flash
Sympathy For The Devil
Brown Sugar
You Can’t Always Get What You Want (with the Voce Choir and members of the London Youth Choir) **
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (with Mick Taylor)

The Rolling Stones 50 & Counting touring band:
Mick Jagger
Keith Richards
Charlie Watts
Ronnie Wood
Mick Taylor
Darryl Jones
Chuck Leavell
Bobby Keys
Tim Ries
Bernard Fowler
Lisa Fischer
Matt Clifford

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Seeing Bobby Wellins live with Stan Tracey's band on his native Scotland - with Faith

Getting a special back stage view of a Spiegeltent thanks to Spiegeltentlady

Testing whiskies in the Malt Whisky Club in Leith with Fiona from Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Sunday, July 21, 2013

THEE Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival carnival in Princes St Gardens in bright summer sun - old school 99 with Gillian

Evening snooze in high Roxburghe room

Chat above Grassmarket with James from Ballyshannon

Saturday, July 20, 2013


Ziggy coming to sleep on the bed in the early morning

Drinking roobios tea with a splash of cherry cordial

Jogging to East Finchley Westminster Cemetery for first look around

Friday, July 19, 2013


Reading about Ginsberg in garden at dusk with Ziggy

Watching naughty Adam Sandler movie with the Enfants Terribles

Lambs Conduit Street hangout in the sun with Peter & Shelagh

Starspots #288

Michael Gove (restaurant St Peter St)
Simon Mayo (Somethin' Else)
Mark Wallinger

Jamie Oliver (FE@HFR)

Alan Bennett (Primrose Hill, Regent's Park Road)