‘It’s 12 Noon in London, 7am in Philadelphia and, around the world, it’s time for Live Aid’. 

Saturday, 13th July 1985.

Thirty-seven years ago to this very day, I remember it well.  A blisteringly hot Saturday in London, the excitement was tangible – around the world, in fact – as Richard Skinner uttered these iconic words followed by the just perfect opening: Status Quo and Rockin’ All Over The World.  One of the best days ever …  Actually, for those lucky enough to be around at the time, why not take a trip down memory lane?  For those who have listened to their parents harping on about it forever, this was history in the making.  The way we were.  Thirty-seven years ago today.  Oh, help!  ‘Don’t put me back in my cell!’.  For Becca and Manny …

Live Aid Introduction, 13th July 1985.

Status Quo – Rockin’ All Over The World (Live Aid 1985).

To be continued …

I know, I know, it’s been weeks but still chasing my tail after returning from Wimbledon and, quite frankly, I don’t know where to start.  The moral of the tale is never take your foot of the gas!

Expect a most agreeable letter, for not being overburdened with subject (having nothing at all to say), I shall have no check to my genius from beginning to end.’

Jane Austen, Personal Correspondence.

I’ve mentioned before that Becca gave me this little ‘journal’ which has a Jane Austen quote for each day.  Had to use this one.  The ‘nothing at all to say’ may not apply but ‘I shall have no check to my genius from beginning to end’?  Now, that I can appreciate …

This is Trish, returned – briefly – and signing off.

Tell me you haven’t missed that ‘little spark of madness’!