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A group for people keen on bands of the 2 tone era. If you don't know what 2 Tone is then you really need to get in touch with me for a SKA101 basics course!See More
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Hometown:
Ipswich, QLD, Australia
Age:
37
Favorite Bands / Influences:
The Specials; Skabilly Rebels; Madness; Strange Tenants; The Beat; The Clash; Aggrolites; Bad Manners; Rough Kutz; Too Hot; The Ramones; Sex Pistols; Billy Bragg; The Saints; The Jam; Style Council; The Go-Betweens; Ed Kuepper; Celibate Rifles; Paul Kelly; Sunnyboys; Riptides; Hunters & Collectors; Doug Anthony Allstars; Clockwork Orange soundtrack; Hoodoo Gurus; Split Enz; The B52's; Nick Cave; New Order; Depeche Mode; Bob Marley; The Pogues; Spiderbait; Powederfinger; Silverchair; Madonna; Simple Minds; The Bangles; U2; The Cure; The Sisters of Mercy; The Damned; Iggy Pop; Aretha Franklin; Kylie Minogue; Eurythmics; Billy Holiday; Buddy Holly; ABBA(! yes, first record I owned); various jazz and classical; gregorian chanting and medieval sacred songs; I could go on and on.....so this list is non-conclusive!
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About Me:
I have a day job in office administration as a means to fund the good things in life & keep me off the streets and behaving while my kids are at school - it pays for such delights as holidays, eating, drinking and did I mention a slight obsession with music??? Especially music with a back beat SKABOOM! Love reading crime fiction, a bit of theatre - either performing or in the audience - it's all good. I share my house with long suffering wonderfully hubby & 2 kiddies!

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The drought has broken BUT.....

Posted on November 7, 2007 at 9:10am 0 Comments

Now I have to go and buy a clothes dryer. Those of you that aren't Aussies may not realise that in this part of the world every house has an outside clothesline. Where I live we have had a drought for so long that I have managed quite nicely for the last 17 years (and 8 since I had kids) without a clothes dryer. And no, we are not desperately on the bones of our bum.

I remember in 1995 when I lived in Boulder, CO, USA for a while most people I met had mild heart attacks when I told…

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At 12:04am on April 15, 2009, roberta martinho said…
Listen Ska Brazilian:

http://www.myspace.com/skabrazooKa

thanks!
At 10:10am on January 10, 2009, Renee_girl said…
Cheers mate! :) You should come in Bulgaria some time,there are Ska fests in the summer
At 9:35pm on July 25, 2008, kurzsy said…
hey loonie again im sorry for not replying to your last message im hopeless i know......
nice to hear your into the madness thing & that you saw one of the other uk madness tributes, is great that the band's go down so well when travelling outside the uk.
i hope you get to see my band "The Los Palmas 6" sometime as we are a 7 piece madness tribute which have been 10yrs now & still going very strong :)
anyway nice to hear from you take care my friend & all the very best to you!

kurzsy
At 2:29pm on May 1, 2008, kurzsy said…
hi thank's for the comm you left for me ,sorry that ive taken ages to reply but ive been a little busy gigging etc etc.......
hope all is well with you :) all the very best!

kurzsy
At 10:13am on April 22, 2008, anthony bond said…
no problems mate ...............cheers
At 10:38am on March 13, 2008, djmiggy said…
thier should be a wee envolope at the top of the page
At 5:16pm on March 12, 2008, Hugh Draper said…
How's your diet thingy going? I'm ready for the Ska-A-Thon and will take some pics and vids.
At 9:32pm on March 10, 2008, kurzsy said…
hey loonie thank's for your comment & friend request all the very best to you! :)
At 11:02am on March 9, 2008, djmiggy said…
now and then in between me life lol
At 11:20pm on November 11, 2007, Silly Gillman said…
we got some big interviews coming up thru the new year stay tuned
 
 
 

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