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  Topic: The All New Live Gig Jigs Thread
Helen

Replies: 295
Views: 50648

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:34 pm   Subject: The All New Live Gig Jigs Thread
Saw Jens supporting Josh Rouse (yawn) at the Zodiac, sorry "Oxford Academy" last week. He was brilliant, very funny and I loved the looping stuff. Saw Duke Special earlier the week before th ...
  Topic: live gig jigs
Helen

Replies: 1153
Views: 177647

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:26 am   Subject: live gig jigs
We've had to put the giggage on hold due to financial reasons, so no Sufjan and no Flaming Lips either

Airboy, Iceland's incredible! We went last September, it was absolutely awesome. ...
  Topic: New Track 'Three Cheers for Pooh...' on compilation album!!
Helen

Replies: 23
Views: 6261

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:10 pm   Subject: New Track 'Three Cheers for Pooh...' on compilation album!!
Yeah, Helen's right - the forum at www.toughpigs.com rocks. I've been dropping by there for years. Nicest bunch of people online other than here! Very Happy It would be even better if there was some new muppe ...
  Topic: New Track 'Three Cheers for Pooh...' on compilation album!!
Helen

Replies: 23
Views: 6261

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 4:49 pm   Subject: New Track 'Three Cheers for Pooh...' on compilation album!!
I'd prefer it if the original Muppet Show albums were rereleased though!

I know, my old vinyl version is getting quite worn out!

Muppet fans should check out [url=www.toughpigs.com]T ...
  Topic: live gig jigs
Helen

Replies: 1153
Views: 177647

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2006 10:49 am   Subject: live gig jigs
Sufjan's playing in America either now or sometime soonish, but some Europe dates are now announced:

November
3 London Barbican


Arrggghhhhhh! I want to go!
  Topic: Somerset House!
Helen

Replies: 350
Views: 38924

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:42 am   Subject: Somerset House!
Now where's Helen been hiding with Elmo...

I couldn't come to Somerset House due to actually wanting to pay the mortgage this month, so have been lurking and feeling incredibly jealous instead Smile
  Topic: Sad news in my world
Helen

Replies: 37
Views: 7475

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:56 am   Subject: Sad news in my world
Condolences from me and Russ, for you and your family. We're thinking of you at this difficult time.
  Topic: Somerset House Pre Gig Meet Up
Helen

Replies: 642
Views: 48050

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:57 pm   Subject: Somerset House Pre Gig Meet Up
I'm trying not to be jealous, but I'm bloody green with envy Very Happy

Me too, I've definitely got an attack of the little green monster! I wish I could be there with everyone, but our total lack of fund ...
  Topic: Congratulations on your new job
Helen

Replies: 45
Views: 7066

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 12:27 pm   Subject: Congratulations on your new job
Good luck, hope everything goes well! And well done for getting away from your last boss, he sounded like a terrible person to work for.
  Topic: Autumn Tour dates
Helen

Replies: 368
Views: 43272

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2006 9:52 am   Subject: Autumn Tour dates
Will check this out....

Thanks Claire Smile
  Topic: Autumn Tour dates
Helen

Replies: 368
Views: 43272

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:34 am   Subject: Autumn Tour dates
I've just phoned Oxford Brookes Student Union ticket office, and the nice lady there says that the gig on the 30th October hasn't been confirmed yet, so she can't sell me any tickets. See Tickets are ...
  Topic: Autumn Tour dates
Helen

Replies: 368
Views: 43272

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 10:12 am   Subject: Autumn Tour dates
I have booked Oxford brookes for mon 30th october, hooray!

Great stuff, see you there Very Happy
  Topic: Autumn Tour dates
Helen

Replies: 368
Views: 43272

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:57 pm   Subject: Autumn Tour dates
Fantastic, I'll actually be able to see Neil play live for the first time since 2004! Thanks for the good news Claire Smile
  Topic: Yet More Telly Recommendations
Helen

Replies: 681
Views: 64785

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 4:23 pm   Subject: Yet More Telly Recommendations
I'm still loving Springwatch Smile Simon King's face when he managed to show otters (well, sort of brownish furry lumps in the rain, actually) on live TV was an absolute picture. I thought he was going t ...
  Topic: Merchandise.
Helen

Replies: 591
Views: 41458

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2006 2:44 pm   Subject: Merchandise.
He's trying to play his tie...

  Topic: Yet More Telly Recommendations
Helen

Replies: 681
Views: 64785

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 5:00 pm   Subject: Yet More Telly Recommendations
I can't believe you all missed Springwatch!

In fairness the fella in Scotland did go on about the Otters a bit too much, but there was some cool seal footage.

Ah, it's that time of ye ...
  Topic: Somerset House Pre Gig Meet Up
Helen

Replies: 642
Views: 48050

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 9:33 am   Subject: Somerset House Pre Gig Meet Up
I really want to go Sad
  Topic: St James's Church pics
Helen

Replies: 26
Views: 6806

PostForum: Live   Posted: Sat May 20, 2006 8:18 pm   Subject: St James's Church pics
Great photos Smile
  Topic: St James Church!!!
Helen

Replies: 190
Views: 23136

PostForum: Live   Posted: Sat May 20, 2006 8:17 pm   Subject: St James Church!!!
Arrggh, you have no idea how jealous I am that I couldn't get tickets for that gig! I'm so pleased that you all had such a great time though, BB meet ups are fun Smile
  Topic: album artwork
Helen

Replies: 98
Views: 16890

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri May 19, 2006 4:25 pm   Subject: album artwork
I didn't get the e-mail either (but I like the stamp theme).
  Topic: DCs to play Somerset House, London - July 6th
Helen

Replies: 212
Views: 25963

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed May 17, 2006 9:27 am   Subject: DCs to play Somerset House, London - July 6th
A total of £61.80 for two tickets??

How much?! Jeez, I really wanted to go to this, but when you add the £36 return train fare for us both and an evening meal onto that, it's looking too expensi ...
  Topic: live gig jigs
Helen

Replies: 1153
Views: 177647

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Fri May 05, 2006 12:28 pm   Subject: live gig jigs
I really liked his stuff, quite skiffle-ey I suppose, and it's certainly the first time I've seen the main vocalist play the violin at the same time! All acoustic stuff with guitars, double-bass, ban ...
  Topic: live gig jigs
Helen

Replies: 1153
Views: 177647

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 1:28 pm   Subject: live gig jigs
You're in for a treat then, he was superb Very Happy Worth catching Seth Lakeman if he's the support down there as well! Very Happy

Yeah, Seth Lakeman is supporting. I'll make sure we get there early enough to c ...
  Topic: live gig jigs
Helen

Replies: 1153
Views: 177647

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 9:48 am   Subject: live gig jigs
Fab Treble gig weekend.

Kicked off with Billy Bragg's gig at the Sage in Gateshead on Saturday night.

Cool! We're going to the gig in Shepherds Bush tomorrow- it's a special birthday treat for ...
  Topic: I'm From Barcelona!
Helen

Replies: 5
Views: 2049

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 12:07 am   Subject: I'm From Barcelona!
Russ introduced me to this lot, I like them muchly Smile Someone you might like airtard- Margot & the Nuclear So and Sos. Bought their album after hearing a track on the Paste CD, and it's very good.
  Topic: SHEFFIELD
Helen

Replies: 35
Views: 7799

PostForum: Live   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2006 11:56 am   Subject: SHEFFIELD
Yeah, it'd be nice to see you again! Unfortunately it doesn't look like I'll be able to get to any of this round of gigs, hopefully I'll be able to get to the summer London show. It's a shame that the ...
  Topic: SHEFFIELD
Helen

Replies: 35
Views: 7799

PostForum: Live   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: SHEFFIELD
Anyone know how far Doncaster/Sheffield airport is from Sheffield itself please?

It's not too far (I'm assuming you mean Doncaster Robin Hood airport, not Sheffield airport)- but you'll probably ha ...
  Topic: Did You See...?
Helen

Replies: 2242
Views: 185248

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:09 pm   Subject: Did You See...?
F
Aaaaaaaaaaaaand (I hope this works) you can see it here!


Thank you!
  Topic: live gig jigs
Helen

Replies: 1153
Views: 177647

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2006 2:50 pm   Subject: live gig jigs
Richard Swift was not only 'pointlessly loud' but pretty boring as well.


Yeah, I didn't like them either. Soooo loud, and the sound was very muddy. I couldn't understand a word he was singing (ap ...
  Topic: Lost (tv series)
Helen

Replies: 841
Views: 118750

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 5:37 pm   Subject: Lost (tv series)
The 'monster' would appear to be something slightly more fantastical than we'd originally thought (if anyone's still got the pilot episodes, the black smoke thing is supposed to have set the turbine e ...
  Topic: Eeew...! (Squirm)
Helen

Replies: 396
Views: 42636

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 3:35 pm   Subject: Eeew...! (Squirm)
Ew, nose picking, yuk.

We once had a bloke from a partnership company in India come and work over here- he used to do these really horrible disgusting sniffs, the sort that sound like 3 tonnes of s ...
  Topic: Weird catholic stuff
Helen

Replies: 1006
Views: 121358

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 4:27 pm   Subject: Weird catholic stuff
I saw [url=http://ship-of-fools.com/kitschmas/index.html]this and thought of you Jen!
  Topic: The Gay Messiah
Helen

Replies: 789
Views: 80092

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 2:22 pm   Subject: The Gay Messiah
Shocked Are you okay now Helen?


Aw, thank you for asking Smile I'm still a bit fuzzy actually, but the doc says there's no underlying problems so it was probaly just a one off. I can't believe my ti ...
  Topic: The Gay Messiah
Helen

Replies: 789
Views: 80092

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 10:49 am   Subject: The Gay Messiah
Rufus was excellent on Saturday, and I really enjoyed the Guillemots too.

I'm sure Antony and the Johnsons were also very good but I hardly got to see any of it because I nearly fainted- twice. Luc ...
  Topic: The Gay Messiah
Helen

Replies: 789
Views: 80092

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2005 12:16 pm   Subject: The Gay Messiah
For me it's Antony on Friday in Bristol, then Rufus on Saturday in Sheffield- can't wait!
  Topic: How tall is Neil Hannon?
Helen

Replies: 126
Views: 23451

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 2:58 pm   Subject: How tall is Neil Hannon?
My mum used to work as a "bra lady" at M&S. She said you wouldn't believe the number of people wondering around in bras that don't fit them. It not only does horrible things to your posture/back e ...
  Topic: live gig jigs
Helen

Replies: 1153
Views: 177647

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2005 1:28 pm   Subject: live gig jigs
'chicago', strangely, was the only song that didn't amaze me. maybe because it's so great on record, that it didn't quite match it, but was still cool.


That's exactly what me and Russ said on the ...
  Topic: Happy autumn everybody! (msg from Neil)
Helen

Replies: 133
Views: 23699

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:04 pm   Subject: Happy autumn everybody! (msg from Neil)
I'm looking forward to hearing some new stuffs Smile
  Topic: Neil performed live at Joby's concert!
Helen

Replies: 49
Views: 11321

PostForum: Live   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:41 am   Subject: Neil performed live at Joby's concert!
Here you go Coupe, there was some detail in those photos to rescue:

http://www.brightside-photography.co.uk/stuff/coupe_01.jpg

http://www.brightside-photography.co.uk/stuff/coupe_02.jpg
  Topic: Doc-tor Whooooo-oo, HEY!! Doctor Who!
Helen

Replies: 1368
Views: 191523

PostForum: General archive   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2005 1:20 pm   Subject: Doc-tor Whooooo-oo, HEY!! Doctor Who!
It is sad, though, that The Kids have to make do with Jackanory-esque these days, as my campaign to bring the proper programme back continues to bear no fruit Sad


Just seen this on the Guardian ...
 
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