All posts by Rol Hirst

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Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only The Piano Player

They called it The Dangerous Interval, Diabolus In Musica – The Devil In Music. The tritone, a harmonic construction spanning three whole tones, also known as an augmented fourth or a diminished fifth. Responsible for a strange, discomforting effect on the listener, its dissonance has

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The Old Man Living

My dad used to have this saying, “Taking back on giving is worse than the old man living. “ I don’t know where he got it from, and for a long time I didn’t really know what it meant, but one day he explained it

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Coming Attractions

SIX MEN… SEPARATED BY GEOGRAPHY – UNITED BY WORDS. NICK: “Son, if you don’t answer my questions, and without the lip, you and your friends will be opened out and in the water, and your father’s boat will float in on a tide of your

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Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Interview 1 – Monday January 7th 2008. Location: Institute For Quantum Research, Ripon, North Yorkshire. Interviewer: Dr. P. S. Bright. Subject: Miss Sharon Tidwell. Also in attendance: Agent Gary Halliwell, Agent Rebecca Dawson, Special Agent Aaron MacLean. Video transcript: WRH. Interview commences 12.42 pm. ST:

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The Bright Side Of The Road

Sarah Turner was the sort of girl who ought to have had hazard-warning lights fitted, and she knew it too. Whatever she got, she wasn’t ever happy with it. She only ever appreciated something when she saw it in her rear view mirror, but by