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Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 11 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have, to put it mildly, mellowed.

I'm not a believer in brushing the past under the carpet. I've written some offensive rubbish on here in the past: deleting it and pretending it never happened doesn't change that. I hope that stumbling across something that's 11 years old won't offend anyone anew, because I hope that people can understand that what I thought and felt and wrote about then is probably very different to what I think and feel and wrote about now. It's a relic of an (albeit recent) bygone era.

So, given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views may well have changed in the last 11 years. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find utterly cringeworthy today.
  • This post might use words or language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate, offensive, embarrassing, or all three.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken, and embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

There’s something worthy but slightly disturbing about this… A group of OAPs, lead by a nonagenarian, assaulting the pop charts to make the point that they, too, are people whose existence and emotions should not be forgotten.

[flashvideo ratio=”16:9″ filename=”http://sjhoward.co.uk/video/zimmerwide2.flv” title=”The Zimmers” picture=”http://sjhoward.co.uk/zimmer.JPG” /]

You can pre-order the single at sjhoward.co.uk/shop: It’s released on Monday – the same day as we’re all to be subjected to “A Song for Madeleine”, at 8am, on all commercial radio stations. I’m sure that’ll help.

This 1,140th post was filed under: Media, Video.

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Comments and responses

Comment from Coire


by Coire

Comment posted at 17:47 on 28th May 2007.

Old people rock!! (when you’re not trying to take a history)

I have to say I was shocked when I was sitting with my 75yo Grandma and some of her friends and they got chatting…. their humour may be more subtle than the stuff I’m used to (doesn’t take much I suppose), but I wasn’t far off blushing! And they go out more times a week than most students! Rock on Granny Dot, lol!!


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