All Blog Posts Tagged 'music' (15)

Mustn’t grumble - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Here's the text of this morning's Pause for Thought on the Chris Evans Show on BBC Radio 2. The guests on the show today were Chas n Dave,…

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Added by Guest Blogs on September 30, 2013 at 14:45 — No Comments

A case of Cohen - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Monogamy is not the first word that comes to mind when the name Leonard Cohen is heard. He was, to say the least, a bit of a lad.

I have just finished Sylvie Simmons' excellent and very…

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Added by Guest Blogs on August 14, 2013 at 14:54 — No Comments

Live in my lounge - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Last night Rory Butler did a lounge gig in my house. Around 20 of us knocked back the wine while listening to some wonderful guitar playing and great songs by the 22 year old Scot.

I have posted about him before – and can’t work out how to upload the video from my iPhone to this blog (yes,…

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Added by Guest Blogs on April 15, 2013 at 14:45 — No Comments

A kind of madness - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

What do you do when you find out the great Suggs is going to be in the studio when you go in to do Pause for Thought on the the great…

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Added by Guest Blogs on February 27, 2013 at 10:43 — No Comments

Sex, women and Eurovision - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Conversations with journalists often involves challenging the suggestion that the Church of England spends all its time in conflict over sex and women. If 5% of what we talk about forms 95% of media coverage about us and this shapes 100% of popular perception about the church’s preoccupation, no…

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Added by Guest Blogs on May 28, 2012 at 10:11 — 4 Comments

Talking the blues - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Given the awful news in the last week of deaths in Afghanistan (6 British soldiers and then 16 Afghan civilians), I wasn’t sure what to write for Pause for Thought on this morning’s Chris Evans Show on BBC Radio 2. How do we address something like this in a couple of minutes in the context of a…

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Added by Guest Blogs on March 15, 2012 at 10:33 — No Comments

The legend of Marley - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

I just got news of a new film about the legendary Bob Marley. A mate of mine did the song on the trailer and it all looks worth a look.

 

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Added by Guest Blogs on December 9, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

Military Wives - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

There I was, all set up to talk about football and the Brontës, then I find the studio full of women singing. And aren’t they brilliant?

 

On this morning’s BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Show Gareth Malone brought 20 of the 100 Military Wives choir (whose single Wherever You Are must surely go…

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Added by Guest Blogs on December 2, 2011 at 15:32 — No Comments

Three disclaimers and a plug - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Just for the record, I note the following:

1. On BBC Radio 4′s excellent ‘The Report’ programme, broadcast last night, I was introduced as having been a vicar in Southwark before moving to Bradford. Not true. I told…

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Added by Guest Blogs on November 21, 2011 at 10:10 — No Comments

I can’t dance - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

If you have a problem, why broadcast it to over ten million people? Good question.

I was back in the Chris Evans studio at BBC Radio 2 to do Pause for Thought this morning after a six month break while I settled in to Bradford. I’ve missed it – not because I’m a groupie, but because (a) it…

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Added by Guest Blogs on November 18, 2011 at 9:48 — No Comments

I love this town - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Actually, that’s the title of a song by Clive Gregson. I’d heard of him before, but not heard him. Last night he was the support act for Jools Holland at the brilliant…

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Added by Guest Blogs on November 15, 2011 at 13:55 — No Comments

The unrivalled event - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

I am in Dresden for a Meissen Delegation Visit with the Archbishop of York until Sunday. I am the Anglican Co-chair of the Meissen Commission which handles relations between the EKD and the Church of England since 1991.…

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Added by Guest Blogs on October 17, 2011 at 10:03 — No Comments

Imelda gets it - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

Several years ago I was at the Royal Albert Hall for the annual Jools Holland gig. Support acts are sometimes a bit hit and miss, but that year it was stunning.

I’d never heard of…

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Added by Guest Blogs on July 4, 2011 at 10:03 — No Comments

When the subtle spirit flees… - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

 

Life is a bit full-on this week because of a deluge of speaking engagements and my final working weekend in Croydon. So, there hasn’t been much time for blogging.

The work I have been doing in my study has been accompanied by the most hauntingly beautiful music that helps make sense of some of the contradictions of life, yet also makes me feel guilty for being moved by it.…

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Added by Guest Blogs on March 11, 2011 at 13:30 — No Comments

Beauty in the darkness - Nick Baines's blog - Musings of a restless bishop

 

All around the world is going mad. Regimes we have armed, funded and cosied up to are now being threatened with war crimes trials. The victors always implement the ‘justice’ and write the histories. So far, anyway. And the prophets warn that justice will one day be done.

Not for the…

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Added by Guest Blogs on February 28, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

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