Gunners Town was saddened to hear of the death of David Bowie, who succumbed to cancer at the tender age of 69.
Hero. Legend. Shape-shifter supreme. It seems that we weren’t the only ones held captive by Ziggy Stardust.[youtube_advanced url=”http://youtu.be/WbxsgsouBdQ” width=”560″ height=”320″ rel=”no”]
I have been listening to his latest album Blackstar (released only this Friday..) on repeat. As a massive Bowie fan, I think it’s his best since Lets Dance in the early 80s.
You can listen to it here:
Farewell, Mr. Jones.
Be yourself, indeed.
I was eleven-and-a-half. My family had just emigrated from Rhodesia to South Africa. All the kids on my street supported United or Liverpool, because of their Southern African goalkeeper connections: Bailey for United and Grobbelaar for ‘Pool. Problem was: I didn’t like the colour red – so when FA Cup Final day came around in 1979, I supported the team in yellow, even though their name sounded like “Asshole”. At the final whistle, I had bragging rights and a team that had won my heart.
Then I discovered that the Gunners also wore red. Luckily, I remained loyal, and the Arsenal has kicked my heart around ever since… (apart from a few lost years in the ’90s and early ’00s, when I was busy doing grownup things as a composer in Hollywood).
Abandoned invinciblog.com to launch this site with 1 Nil Down 2 One Up blogfather Dave Seager – and we have used this platform to help launch the writing careers of a number of amazing Arsenal bloggers.