Blue Swans

Rip It Up And Start Again

When digital music first came about a few years ago, I loved the idea of having access to pretty much any music I wanted and these days, whether it’s downloading or streaming, there are even more opportunities to have no physical music and own more music ‘that you can’t touch’ and I find a strange joy in having the space that not having countless CDs … Continue reading Rip It Up And Start Again

What Do You Really Need?

It’s Thursday, so it’s podcast day here at Away From The Noise and today I’m back home in Granada. If you’ve been listening to or reading this blog over the past few weeks, you’ll know that I’ve recently been travelling around the centre of Spain. As a result of this experience, I have learnt a couple of things on the way and so, today’s podcast … Continue reading What Do You Really Need?

How To Make Space In Your Life

Like many people with addicitions, I can’t leave my smartphone alone for a second and am always on social media, reading/writing blogs, reading news, checking out places to visit, tweeting and taking photos. So last week when my phone kept insisting there was no more space to take any more photos, I had to make some space. But what to delete? As a big music … Continue reading How To Make Space In Your Life

Goldfrapp

Autumn

There is no doubt now that summer is over here in Granada. It’s been raining and it’s even a tad chilly. It is mid-October after all. However, although I love the heat of the summer, the comforting chill of autumn is probably my favourite time of year. As I was having my coffee this morning listening to music in a local bar, the song ‘Annabel’ by Goldfrapp … Continue reading Autumn