Tag Archives: Top Ten

My Top Ten (fourteen) cover versions


There are many great tribute bands out there whose objective is to mimic their idols. I think over the years I’ve enjoyed at least 3 Queen tribute bands. The best of them was the least soundalike of them – on … Continue reading

Posted in Lists, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Top ten Twitter dislikes


1. People who don’t explain who they are. I don’t want to follow just anyone. Twitter is not about numbers 2. Swearing…there is no need – you have few enough characters 3. Celebrities who don’t follow back – they need … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , ,

6 Reasons why we ALL need a market


Some months ago the Ashbourne Thursday market was given a reprieve for 12 months with the promise of support in marketing it and improved signage in the town to help people find it. As the calendar ticks on the decision … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 things I like about Ashbourne: #8 The Fabric


All strong communities are built around the network, of church, school and government. Ashbourne is blessed with excellent schools from primary to Sixth Form. Something that struck me when I was first exposed to them is the clear vision of … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 things I like about Ashbourne: #10 The Buzz


I’ve lived in a lot of places but I was born in a town very similar to Ashbourne. I lived in a market town with about the same population (but it had grown very quickly after the Second World War … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My Desert Island Discs


So imagine Kirsty Young approaches me with my new-found fame and invites me on the show. What would I choose and why would I choose them? Records 1. Hello – Lionel Richie. OK its just our song – rubbish and … Continue reading

Posted in Lists, Music | Tagged , , ,