Dream Come True

Our infamous tweet before the show in Brum

This week, I had the pleasure of seeing pictures from friends who had traveled to Birmingham. What I enjoyed most was seeing places captured that reminded me of the trip I made to Duran Duran’s “birthplace” back in 2011. Going to Birmingham was a bucket list item for me in the same way some people… Continue reading Dream Come True

Changed Honeymoon Plans Create More Joy!

The happy couple: honeymooners Nick & Suzanne!

By Nick Thompson Let’s set the scene: a Tuesday evening in a run down area one mile out of the Birmingham city centre. A venue capacity of 2500 people, with a full-queue around the block of an old converted church and assembly hall to see Duran play live for the first time in five years.… Continue reading Changed Honeymoon Plans Create More Joy!


Normally, I don’t blog on Mondays, other than write my portion of the review for the upcoming week, and whatever other posts I want to compose ahead of time. Today, however, I’m making an exception because today marks another year for Daily Duranie. On this day eleven years ago, I wrote and published the first… Continue reading Eleven

I Get It

I was wrong about something, and while I’m super depressed, I’m also willing to admit my mistake. For years now, I have chided the band for continuing to play show, after show, after show, filled with primarily “hits”, leaving little room for anything else. Decades have now drifted by, with barely space for three or… Continue reading I Get It