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“I can’t remember if I cried when I read about his widowed bride, but something touched me deep inside The day the music died.” -Don McClean, American Pie On this day in 1959, a chartered Beechcraft Bonanza crashed in an Iowa Cornfield killing its pilot and three passengers. The passengers were Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P “The Big bopper” Richardson. The three were considered, along with acts such as Elvis Presley, to be the rising stars of the burgeoning U.S. Rock and Roll scene. The genre of music was in its infancy, and Buddy Holly was well on his…


Apparently the wankers across the pond think that giving up drinking in the month of January is just a splendid idea. Dry January is a concept concocted by Campaign by Alcohol Concern in London. Now, if you have a problem with alcohol, I certainly agree that giving up alcohol, not only for the month, but permanently is very much advisable. If you do not fall into that category, I think this is a bunch of bollocks! I like the forward thinking of this article, that argues that giving up alcohol in moderation may do more harm than good.The familiar and very applicable quote of…

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