muteswann

What is it they say about holidays? Something like you can never actually take a holiday from yourself…

So, we’re here in the awesome city which is New Orleans. We’ve been before, and we’ve been lucky enough to make new friends every time we come. And this year was a bit of a last minute decision, for reasons which are not worth going into.

Except… Why was I so keen to make this happen, against logic and the odds? Partly it’s because this city has endeared itself to me. Partly it’s the amazing friends we have made. Partly it was the reviews the new Springsteen album was getting and the fact he’s playing on Sunday. Partly it was the year we didn’t come I spent two weekends listening to wwoz on the Internet. But mostly it was that this city allows me to forget myself.

Not entirely. That would be…

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