For the light blogging - working my wee socks off at present. No energy left for blogging.
This is lovely, though - and I generally prefer the lady herself to any imitators. Dutch band Ygdrassil doing more than justice to Sandy Denny's 1971 'North Star Grassman and the Ravens'. Chief warbler and mike-waver Linde Nijland is playing the Barbican July 18 as part of Joe Boyd's Witchseason weekend. It's sold out, but she's also doing something on the Barbican freestage at 5pm that evening.
The Khomeinist IHRC versus Freedom of Speech
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