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by blonde madonna
Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: Live performances & YouTube clips
Topic: Concert review: Forest Hills, New York 25 July 1970
Replies: 9
Views: 6288

Re: Concert review: Forest Hills, New York 25 July 1970

It was Live Songs. It wasn't a suicide note. The writer, a poet and artist, did committ suicide, she suffered from a mental illness, it was not because of Cohen. I believe he included her writing in the liner notes as a sign of respect. Lots of people just didn't understand Cohen in the early days, ...
by blonde madonna
Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:10 pm
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: Auckland Meet-Up
Replies: 39
Views: 8067

Re: Auckland Meet-Up

So sorry we missed you Graham! We hung around outside the Crown for a short while (they wouldn't serve us drinks outside) and then went to find somewhere quieter. Let's all hope there's a next time ;-) . Had a wonderful time and hate to fly home today but my ordinary life awaits me. Also wish all of...
by blonde madonna
Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: News
Topic: Artur Jarosinski has passed away
Replies: 70
Views: 18391

Re: Artur Jarosinski has passed away

This article was fascinating and moving to read. Kudos to both subject and writer.

BM
by blonde madonna
Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:08 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: Auckland Meet-Up
Replies: 39
Views: 8067

Re: Auckland Meet-Up

Junk wrote:Your withdrawal symptoms must have been even worse than mine. :)
Not worse Murray, just acted upon when I think I was still under the influence of a post-Hill high. I knew everyone here would understand, my family not so much.

BM
by blonde madonna
Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:31 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: Auckland Meet-Up
Replies: 39
Views: 8067

Re: Auckland Meet-Up

... and maybe Jim now wishes he had let me do the Palais and Adelaide.

I think I might have an opportunity to say hello to Maarten for you.


BM
by blonde madonna
Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:33 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: Auckland Meet-Up
Replies: 39
Views: 8067

Re: Auckland Meet-Up

Hi All,

We will be in Auckland for the concert too (all very last minute and exciting!) so if a table is being booked at the Crown please add two more.

See you soon,

Tracey and Jim
by blonde madonna
Sun Dec 15, 2013 12:57 am
Forum: News
Topic: Newtown Rev. quotes Leonard on Newtown shooting anniversary
Replies: 1
Views: 653

Re: Newtown Rev. quotes Leonard on Newtown shooting annivers

It's interesting how ubiquitous this quote is becoming. It's like 'Hallelujah' in that it seems it can be applied to every occasion. It's also interesting how words, no matter how special they are, can be worn out by overuse. However, the saddest thing about remembering Newtown is that nothing has h...
by blonde madonna
Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Greek edition of "Book of Mercy"
Replies: 8
Views: 4411

Re: Greek edition of "Book of Mercy"

How wonderful! I like the cover too.
by blonde madonna
Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:09 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: Melbourne, Australia, - December 9, 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 5811

Re: CONCERT REPORT: Melbourne, Australia, - December 9, 2013

A medical emergency and pictures of 2 ambulances on Leif's blog (with only a political comment) :shock:
I hope everyone's ok.
by blonde madonna
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: ADOTG, Geelong, Australia, December 7, 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 13549

Re: CONCERT REPORT: ADOTG, Geelong, Australia, December 7, 2

‘You can add up the parts but you won’t have the sum…’ After a week of fairly ordinary weather and uncertain long range forecasts, Saturday brought a blue and almost cloudless summer sky with a slight breeze to keep things cool, a perfect day. Leonard Cohen was coming to my hometown, to our local w...
by blonde madonna
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: ADOTG, Geelong, Australia, December 7, 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 13549

Re: CONCERT REPORT: ADOTG, Geelong, Australia, December 7, 2

Andrew, someone Instagrammed your t-shirt 8)

http://instagram.com/p/hn3QfSuGQT/

Still trying to compose myself, let alone a few words to describe a perfect day.

BM
by blonde madonna
Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:49 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT:ADOTG, Hunter Valley, Australia, Nov 23, 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 14577

Re: CONCERT REPORT:ADOTG, Hunter Valley, Australia, Nov 23,

Great pictures Bev, and thanks for your impressions, it's the next best thing to actually being there.
by blonde madonna
Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: Melbourne, Australia - November 20, 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 14231

Re: CONCERT REPORT: Melbourne, Australia - November 20, 2013

Thanks Alan, great filming, you must of been as quiet and still as a mouse! I can watch them over and over again to relive my favourite bits. :D

Enjoy the rest of the tour,
BM

GB?
by blonde madonna
Sun Nov 24, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT:ADOTG, Hunter Valley, Australia, Nov 23, 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 14577

Re: CONCERT REPORT:ADOTG, Hunter Valley, Australia, Nov 23,

Thanks Lindy :D

Some nice pictures and I'm glad the sky cleared for you all in the end.
by blonde madonna
Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: Melbourne, Australia - November 20, 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 14231

Re: CONCERT REPORT: Melbourne, Australia - November 20, 2013

Review by David Gill in the Daily Review When purple lights slowly illuminated the stage and the silhouette of Leonard Cohen skipped into view at the Rod Laver Arena the hushed and reverent atmosphere was reminiscent of an Easter Vigil or a midnight mass. Well, a mass held in a venue which last tim...

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