Author Archives: Colins Place

About Colins Place

Originally from the UK, now living and working amongst the corn and beans in small town Midwest USA

Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke (1976)

“Music is a world within itself, With a language we all understand.” Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke (1976).

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Fly over country

I now live in rural Indiana, USA. But I am from a larger town, what here we would call in a city, in the UK. Thinking today, that most of the population, here in America, live on the coasts. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

With the 2022 Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, here in the USA. I came across this line in an article in our local newspaper. “Thanksgiving is an attitude of gratitude that becomes an expression of the heart.” Something to remember and … Continue reading

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Today’s thoughts

One way to protect yourself from being hurt, is to not let anybody get close to you. Otherwise that’s the risk you take. But if you cannot trust anybody, and keep others at arms length, that makes for a lonely … Continue reading

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Brief Encounter movie (1974)

I was looking to watch the 1946 movie Brief Encounter, on a streaming service, but instead came across a 1974 remake, starring Richard Burton and Sophia Loren. It is a great time capsule of life in Britain in the early … Continue reading

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Todays random memory

Driving to work today, suddenly thought of a song from my teens, in the early 1970’s in the UK. Nice One Cyril by the Cockerel Chorus This could only be a British thing, making a record about a game of … Continue reading

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Caterpillar 320D L excavator

Seen near Veedersburg, Indiana. September 23rd, 2022. It has not moved for a few weeks.

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Mammatus clouds

Mammatus clouds, seen in the afternoon of July 23rd, 2022 in Wingate, Indiana. The lumpy nature to the cloud is a result of sinking air within the cloud. Description courtesy of RTV6 Meteorologist Kevin Gregory. https://www.facebook.com/KevinGregoryWeather

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Heatwave – Always And Forever (1977)

Released on December 3rd, 1977, this was the second hit single from their 1976 album, Too Hot To Handle.

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British word of the day: Biro

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ballpoint_pen?wprov=sfti1

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