THE MIDNIGHT JUKEBOX

Tonight’s selection really is rather special. I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed putting it together. The Singing Kettle – Emma SweeneyThe Western Isles – Josh RouseWild Heart – FuturebirdsYou and Me and Ray – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

STARK RAVING RELIGION

From YNET: The official Taliban website has published an article criticizing an art project in which 10,000 pink balloons were given away for free in Kabul, saying the event encouraged un-Islamic behaviour. Under the headline “Was it a balloon show … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

ANOTHER GOOD MAN DONE GONE

Three thousand flocked from all over Italy for the funeral of Don Gallo, the priest they called the “pretaccio communista” (an ironic use of “lousy communist priest”) and the “angelic anarchist”. Some participants wore t-shirts with the slogan, “Tell me … [CLICK TO READ MORE]