Monday, 30 April 2012


Today's seven miler was frickin tough going! Is this crappy weather
never going to let up? Last two miles or so of today's run was into a
head wind (and it was bliddy cold).
Wouldn't be too bad – but the long range forecast for this Saturday
(Edinburgh to North Berwick) isn't looking too promising.

Oh well. At least today is "International Jazz Day" (I kid you not). A
day to celebrate the music of the gods and "raise awareness in the
international community of the virtues of jazz as an educational tool,
and a force for peace, unity, dialogue and enhanced cooperation among
people" (sounds a bit hippy-trippy to me). I shall celebrate in my own
small way this evening when I get home – coffee, jazz and a bar of
chocolate the size of a grave stone.
The day is being "fronted" for UNESCO by Herbie Hancock, so I think a
wee bit of classic 60's Blue Note era Hancock is in order.
Great musician Herbie… appeared with many, many great musicians and
bands, Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon, Wayne Shorter ….. "great" (oh…
and Simple Minds…. "shite").

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