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St Botolph’s Priory. Another casualty of Henry VIII’s libido.  (at St Botolphs Priory)

St Botolph’s Priory. Another casualty of Henry VIII’s libido. (at St Botolphs Priory)

Daffodils.  (at Castle Park)

Daffodils. (at Castle Park)

Misty Gherkin.  (at 30 St Mary Axe)

Misty Gherkin. (at 30 St Mary Axe)

Bursting at the seams with awesome pop songs, Different Class is such a clever, witty album that hasn’t faded in the way so much of the rest of peak-Britpop has.

Bursting at the seams with awesome pop songs, Different Class is such a clever, witty album that hasn’t faded in the way so much of the rest of peak-Britpop has.

Perhaps the greatest album to come out of the Britpop era, Suede’s dogmanstar took the melodrama of the music from that time and turned it into an overblown, psychedelic poem of an album. A total classic.

Perhaps the greatest album to come out of the Britpop era, Suede’s dogmanstar took the melodrama of the music from that time and turned it into an overblown, psychedelic poem of an album. A total classic.

#Colchester Castle looking lovely in the spring sun.  (at Castle Park)

#Colchester Castle looking lovely in the spring sun. (at Castle Park)

Watching The Grand Budapest Hotel prompted a trip to the patisserie on the way home. So it’s not just an awesome film, it’s also a great excuse for eating cake.

Watching The Grand Budapest Hotel prompted a trip to the patisserie on the way home. So it’s not just an awesome film, it’s also a great excuse for eating cake.

#NowPlaying Sufjan Stevens’s beautiful, sparse 2004 album Seven Swans. Full of Christian stories and themes it’s an intensely personal and delicate album. It’s also just lovely.

#NowPlaying Sufjan Stevens’s beautiful, sparse 2004 album Seven Swans. Full of Christian stories and themes it’s an intensely personal and delicate album. It’s also just lovely.

Denis Medri has created some awesome drawings of Star Wars characters as though they were appearing in a 1980s teen movie. 

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And now on to The Greatest Album In The World™, Neutral Milk Hotel’s In The Aeroplane Over The Sea.

And now on to The Greatest Album In The World™, Neutral Milk Hotel’s In The Aeroplane Over The Sea.

In the absence of @mrsminifig this evening, I’m listening to In Rainbows at anti-social volumes.

In the absence of @mrsminifig this evening, I’m listening to In Rainbows at anti-social volumes.

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There’s a combination I never expected to see.

fckyrbdvbsbrh:

 

There’s a combination I never expected to see.

Bought Definitely Maybe and a few other records today from an old friend. Such a great fun album. Sounds awesome.

Bought Definitely Maybe and a few other records today from an old friend. Such a great fun album. Sounds awesome.