Monthly Archives: April 2013

Top 10 Metal related songs…

30 April (late evening 10.30pm ish) Inspired by my last poem –  I Am Metal –  for NaPoWriMo, this being the final day poetry month, here is my Top 10 Metal related songs (not Top 10 Heavy Metal songs!). Perhaps you have … Continue reading

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As one chapter ends…so another begins

30 April (mid-evening 9pm ish) Today saw the end of a challenge I had been undertaking during April. National Poetry Writing Month 2013, known as NaPoWriMo wraps up after 30 days and this year I boarded the bus, joining the 2,000 … Continue reading

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What A Day That Was!…

27 April (nearly midnight) …so sang David Byrne back somewhere in the 80s. Funnily enough as I write this ‘Once In A Lifetime’ starts playing on spotify on my laptop. Classic Talking Heads. Cosmic correspondence I think! More on Mr … Continue reading

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Time flies!

21 April 2013 (nightime) Is it really a week since I last blogged on the Man Of Letters? Time passes so quickly sometimes, yet can also drag. And in both instances you can be either have creative surges and outpouring … Continue reading

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if only it will discharge

Originally posted on Kristen Hope Mazzola:
Hanging onto every word that won’t roll off the tip of your tongue A machinegun full of ammunition, if only it will discharge I’m here, fire at will Hanging onto every word that won’t…

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Top Ten Eno related songs plus Top Five albums

My Top Ten fav Brian Eno related songs at this precise moment are (solo unless stated): 10. St Elmo’s Fire (Another Green World) 09. Do The Strand (For Your Pleasure)(with Roxy Music) 08. Heroes (Heroes)(with David Bowie) 07. Sparrow Fall pts … Continue reading

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I Know Eno…

12 April Time flies and I know not where too! And Time and tide as we know, waits for no man, not even one of letters! And it’s of the essence, but as the Gang of Four (the musical band … Continue reading

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The Hygiene Genie

9 April (late evening)/10 April late afternoon. Not sure what happened but it’s the afternoon of 10 April now! Sleep and work overtook me. That and a dental appointment with the hygienist – apparently less than 3mm (I’m guessing plaque) and … Continue reading

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Photo No.10 Tribal Head

Originally posted on Today's Photo:
Sculpture, Maruba, Belize, Central America – Photo to illustrate Poem No. 10 Do You Dream In Colour? for #NaPoWriMo 2013 Copyright Nick Ritchie 2013

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TOP 10 Midnight Songs

9 April (actually 3am!) Fav Top 10 songs with a midnight related theme or title. It’s purely personal, so if you have songs you prefer or think deserve inclusion into the top 10 let me know or post your alternative … Continue reading

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