Pick of the day
Posted by seashore on Sun, 26 Jun 2016
As many of you already know, my daughter Julia (who wrote as Overthetop1 on Abc) died suddenly in May whilst on a short unescorted outing from a Mental Health Unit. She was due to move into a care facility in the community very soon, and as yet the cause of her death is still unknown. She had been to a cafe near the hospital for a sandwich, and the cafe owner, seeing how unwell she was, followed her out. Unfortunately Julia never made it...Read more
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Posted by Charlie Hughes on Fri, 20 May 2016
Three hundred, maybe four hundred, people have packed into this sweaty pub to see me. I’ve been gigging all my life, but I’ve never had a crowd like this. Finally, I’ve found an audience that gets me.
I’m sat on a stool singing, ‘Isobel’, strumming my battered Gibson, arched over the guitar, mouth reaching for the mircophone.