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Saturday 4 April 2015

Saturday Lucky Dip

In the lovely South Ayrshire village of Ballantrae there is a Thrift Shop as part of BRICC (Ballantrae Rural Initiative Care in the Community)
When you enter it you would think that a bomb had hit it - stuff absolutely everywhere.
The CDs are  through the back , not on a shelf or a rack but thrown together in piles of various sizes here and there.
Not a great selection but at three for a pound I suppose you mustn't grumble.
Mrs CC purchased a china tea set for £2.50 and her mum got 7 teaspoons and a corkscrew for a quid!
A purchase that neatly fits the Saturday Lucky Dip criteria is Rise and Shine - The Best New Music of 2002 from Q magazine.
Some good stuff on there including the previously featured Mull Historical Society and bloggers favourites Minutemen and Dot Allison both of whom very nearly featured and who probably will at a later date.
Rather I have gone for Detroit garage rock band The Dirtbombs with Chains of Love from their album Ultraglide in Black.
My second selection is Ran for Miles by Irish singer songwriter Gemma Hayes. It is from her album Night on My Side which I have but this particular track has never jumped out at me until now

More random nonsense next Saturday.

The Dirtbombs - Chains of Love

Gemma Hayes - Ran For Miles


  1. That shop sounds (and looks!) brilliant. The best kind. It all went a bit downhill when they started making charity shops look like normal high street stores... the rummaging was part of the fun. Mind you, you do need good knees.

    Haven't heard any Gemma Hayes for ages... this one sounds almost David Crosby-ish...if you know what I mean!

  2. C, Mrs CC thought I was a bit negative in my description of the shop. Your comment sums it up perfectly - a sore knee Emprorium