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Ken Stringfellow

In 2005 I was a 20 year old university student excitedly looking forward to seeing Ken Stringfellow play a gig at the Northcote Social Club in Melbourne with my older cousins who had introduced me to The Posies (of which Ken was a leading and founding member), several years earlier. Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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Gleeko Etiquette #1

Welcome to Gleeko Etiquette. Disillusioned by my daily exchanges with members of society, mostly involving countless examples of poor etiquette and general unclassified weirdness, I decided to use my condemning but fair nature to make some suggestions and point out some absolute, 100% hell no’s, in what I have aptly Read more…

By gleeko, ago
Music Mania

Triple J’s Hottest 100

It’s that time of the year again when Triple J listeners submit their 10 most beloved tracks of the previous year in one of the most illustrious music popularity polls in Australia. I have absolutely no idea if there is any truth to that statement but in any case, here Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s day – 14th of February right? Wrong. Valentine’s day is celebrated on the 14th of January…well, at least by my husband and I. And let me just say at the outset that I am using the word ‘celebrated’ pretty loosely here. After all, everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is Read more…

By gleeko, ago
Music Mania

Jeremy Neale

Hi! I know what you’re thinking, so far Gleeko Blog has been a bit self indulgent. But, you haven’t said anything because you don’t want to down my buzz. And I appreciate that! In recognition of this and out of respect for balance in all things, I am pleased to Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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Really?

I was at a party recently where I had a conversation with a young woman previously unknown to me.  She noticed that my engagement and wedding ring were placed on the fourth finger of my right hand and somewhat matter of factly said, “your rings are on the wrong hand.” Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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Delicious!

The other day I went into an eatery near my work to buy some lunch.  “My good lady, would you be so kind as to make me a cheese and tomato sandwich? And please, make haste for I must return to our Lordship,” is what I would have said if Read more…

By gleeko, ago
Gleeko Blog

Gotta start somewhere

I’ve always had a love of writing. I knew this as a four year old when my parents handed me a pile of paper and a variety of coloured crayons with which to write my stories and draw my illustrations. That’s right, I said stories, for there were many. What Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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2014. Can it be?

I’ve always been a little baffled by all the excitement  surrounding the beginning of a new year.  Maybe it’s just me but I find it all a little scary.  A new year means growing older; it means more time has been wasted, used up, spent; it means moments experienced are Read more…

By gleeko, ago