Happy birthday to my first and always ever crush. Thanks to her this buggered nose of a queer who had a thing for gutsy ballads and heartbreaking cinematic performances knew nothing could rain on her parade. Continue reading Happy birthday Barbra Streisand
I can still picture my mother’s net curtains dancing on the summer breeze as I returned home from school that hot afternoon in 1976. Stepping through our forever-open front door, the sound of a woman I would love all my life greeted me, singing her broken soul out as she remembers The Way We Were. What I learnt that day as the vinyl crackled through … Continue reading 50 Tunes For 50 Years: Barbra Streisand The Way We Were
She’s back and she’s taking no prisoners. She has Trump and his lies in her sights and boy does she mean business. Yet another strong woman showing him how it should be done; with compassion, commitment and, much to this Streisand diehard fan’s delight, a stonking string section. Just how as it should always be. Welcome back Barbra, we’ve missed you. Barbra Streisand’s Don’t Lie … Continue reading Streisand returns with Trump in her sights
It doesn’t go with the image I portray. It shouldn’t be me. The image of this Wildblood singing Happy Days Are Here Again is probably the one furthest away from your mind when you think of me. But then when the woman who’s gloriously camp entrance in Hello Dolly did more for my queerness than any other event in my life (that and a certain … Continue reading Perfect lifetime distraction : Barbra: The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic!
Here she is. A slightly camp and fantabulosa celebration of all things LGBT+ clubbing in our fine city of Brighton and Hove as we get our groove on for the first of two LGBT+ History Month Home Service Specials on RadioReverb. Enjoy some 1967 gems from Diana Ross & The Supremes, the appropriately named Dyke & The Blazers and the brilliant Tony Clarke plus some disco … Continue reading Listen again to our Home Service LGBT+ History Month Special
Where Streisand leads I’ll always follow. Chasing tugs, running after Doc’s rocks in San Francisco, and even Up The Sandbox (yep I’m that much of a dedicated fan!) Since K-K-K-Katie protested in The Way We Were I’ve always had a thing for Babs and a cause. She didn’t disappoint this weekend when her words took on Trump at the Women’s March in Los Angeles joining the many legends speaking out against Trump … Continue reading Don’t tell me not to live, just sit and putter! 10 Actions for the first 100 Days.
Get ready for loads of Santa approved treasures as we help you get excited, gird your loins, prepare the homestead or go into denial about that most wondertime of the year, Xmas!! Yes what a yuletide smoagorgest board of wonders we have for you as Home Service goes festive – with added baubles. Tis the season to be ding-dong after all!. With tunes from Binky … Continue reading Wildblood & Queenie’s Home Service Xmas Special
Loving this! Tunes not ‘arf bad either x Continue reading Genius