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Week 34 – 22nd August 2014 – Lethe

Less literal than a lot of the 52 Fridays songs this talks about depression, coeliac disease, prescription anti-depressants, negative self-talk and the myths of Classical Civilisations, but mainly about love. Lethe Go find a prism that electrifies Go find a vision…

Week 32 – 8th August 2014 – Be Kind

Coming back from holiday – trying to achieve smooth re-entry. I caught myself being unsure of which house I currently lived in. Then I had a long conversation with my mother about my grandmother who has dementia. She is showing…

Week 30 – 23rd July 2014 – No Pressure

A bit of a strange love song. Pretty tune. I played my boyfriend the chorus and he wryly said “No pressure, babe”. So no pressure become the verse. Lyrics: No Pressure No pressure but this thought has struck me No…

Week 28 – 11th July 2014 – The Heat

I am in Melbourne, Australia.  I decided to write without censoring myself and see what my subconscious came up with.  It seems to be a splitting up song, which is a little odd and not relevant at all, but I…

Week 26 – 27th June 2014 – The Traveller

This is a song about being en route – that strange dislocated feeling when travelling alone that you’re in suspended animation somehow. I don’t hate it, but it’s odd. I resist it but it always seems to happen. I’m travelling…

Week 25 – 20 June 2014 – Check Your Pool Boy

Another new Tina C. song.  Thanks for the messages from those who liked last week’s inspirational country anthem.  This is about the athletes who disappear every time there’s a big sporting event like the Olympics or the Commonwealth Games.  Some…