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Recent Bland On Bland poems…


Ian Bland & Greg Hunt @ Archies Creek Hotel on 14/12/19

Looking forward to this one. This is our “Almost True” show “An evening of storytelling in verse, prose and song with IAN BLAND with Greg Hunt on an assortment of stringed instruments” And @ The Archies Creek Hotel, a great new venue near to Kilcunda and Wonthaggi, its a country pub in the rolling green… Read More

Bland On Bland – Rare Things

The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Rare Things“. Not sure what prompted the theme this week. Possibly the fact that Dan Warner had been doing Warner Corner on the show for 20 years and Jon wanted to somehow celebrate the rarity of that or Jon was just being perverse as usual.… Read More

Bland On Bland – Closing your eyes

The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Closing your eyes“. Well, this is JVG really rolling the obscure theme dice again this week. Some times you have to wonder where he comes up with them. But it does make you dig deep for an idea. Well normally it would, but I had… Read More

Bland On Bland – Protest

The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Protest“. A great theme this week, jvg AND i discussed the long history of protest music and the recent resurgence of songs that are challenging the existing structures. One of those topics worth revisiting again Ed Bates provided the guitar backing, have a listen to… Read More

Bland On Bland – Blue Things

The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Blue Things “. A combined poem and prose piece was my eventual response to this weeks theme. I was thinking about how some weeks people will ring up or send an email about the week’s poem and other weeks there won’t be anything Its very… Read More