Thursday, 18 December 2014

"The Best it's ever been, be this good again..."

I always look forward to end of year lists of friends records, especially friends who I don't see that often who may have discovered a gem that I may have missed.

I have decided to list my 10 fave musical recordings, my fave gigs, my fave wildlife sightings and places I visited this year.

Hands down my fave album of the year is...

Helen Chambers - Penny Arcade 


Closely followed by...

Young Conservatives - S/T

Prawn - Kingfisher

Failures Union - Tethering

Echo & The Bunnymen – Meteorites

Personal Best – The Lovin’

Protectors – Soul & Fire is all we ever need

Owen – Other peoples’ songs

Stay Clean Jolene – S/T

Dolly Parton – Blue Smoke

My fave gigs:

Out of Spite 2014
Echo & The Bunnymen - Oxford 
Gregory Porter - Brecon Jazz
Failures Union - Undertone Cardiff
Helen Chambers - Le Pub
Dolly Parton - St David's Hall Cardiff
Gregory Porter - St David's Hall
Echo & The Bunnymen - Cardiff Uni
Pale Angels & Luuv - Le pub
Thousand Arrows - Last Gig at Moon

My wildlife highlights:

Seeing Puffins, Seals, Dolphins, Porpoise, Peregrines, Guillemots, Razorbills, Wheatear, Red legged Partridge, Chough, at RSPB South Stack
Seeing my first Weasel crossing the road near Barmouth
Seeing Little Ringed Plover and Chicks at Parc Slip
Seeing my first dog otter at Hamwall 

My fave places I visited:

South Stack
Holyhead - Holy mountain
Lisbon - Staggersaurus Rex
Barmouth - Hendre Fechan Cottage 
Ham Wall & Shapwick Heath

Merry Chrimbo & Happy New Year 
One Love

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