It’s the fire season at the moment, so am pretty busy.
Will be back with a vengeance next year.
And don’t forget to indulge in all Seven Deadly Sins on New Years Eve because things are definitely not improving.
My thoughts go out to the people of Mali, the CAE and the rest of the folk living in the Sahel.
And it was just fabulous that the BBC did a feature on Nigerian 70s electro funkster Willian Onyeabor on Xmas eve. Better than all that Christian claptrap that pollutes the airwaves this time of the year.
See previous post: Fun: Some African Musical and Other Resources – Sept 28 2013.
(Marvin Gaye would have cut his heart out.)
Lets bury 2013 with the exuberant sound of Armadou and Marian – Mon Cherie, Ma Cherie.
This site will be almost be focussing exclusively on music and affairs in Africa almost from now on, but with the occasional gorgeous Japanese surfer girl post for Readers who like to get hot and bothered.
Postscript. If you are a desperate still getting over that fizzer of a game between Arsenal and Chelsea, its time to follow a new sport, namely the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Its not exactly a good old fashioned blood sport, but in the past there have been capsizings, drownings, broken bones, concussion, groin injuries plus dramatic helicopter rescues. Qingdao/PRC resident Vicky Song is participating this year, and good luck to her after her truly fabulous interview on SBS recently.
Background to above photo here and with thnx.