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(Blog) Closing Time

Well, the great Leonard Cohen World Tour 2008-2009-2010 is now officially over. His magical month of concerts in Australia and New Zealand is now just a very pleasant memory — sure it only wound up three weeks ago, but on the … Continue reading

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Tonight, Everyone Knows Why The Wine Is Flowing

Leonard Cohen and wine. Despite the fact that in recent years, Leonard seems to have curbed (or entirely eliminated) his consumption of fine wine, there’s still something that makes the two oddly synonymous (for me, at least). One notable reason … Continue reading

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I Guess You Go For Nothing, If You Really Want To Go That Far

Before I close off this account of my travels, I feel it’s only fair to include some entirely gratiutous statements about the “highlights” of my month spent meandering around two big countries. People keep asking me questions about this sort of stuff, … Continue reading

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Are They Worth It?

Now that the dust is settling on my frantic journey around Australia and New Zealand in pursuit of Leonard’s concerts, I’m finally getting some time to reflect back on each of the twelve individual performances I was lucky enough to … Continue reading

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I Went So Far For Beauty

Well, I’m now back in Adelaide at the end of my long month of travelling around Australia and New Zealand to see Leonard and the band perform. As I’ve travelled around I’ve spoken to a lot of Cohen fans at … Continue reading

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Meandering Around Perth

After arriving in the beautiful city of Perth, I had a few hours to spare before tonight’s concert so decided to take a bit of a stroll around town. Perth is one of those places I would imagine those outside … Continue reading

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Last Journey

Well the bags are packed ready to head to Perth for this evening’s Leonard Cohen show, which marks the end of the Down Under tour. Of course, by this point the process of “packing the bags” is mostly down to … Continue reading

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Super-Cohenize Me

I was just thinking yesterday while I was flying back from Melbourne to Adelaide, how much I had missed a great opportunity. In the same way that Morgan Spurlock rocketed to international fame by just (a) getting himself checked over … Continue reading

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Late Nite Packing Anxiety

Saturday morning first thing I’m back on the road, travelling to see Leonard’s performance at Hanging Rock. It’ll just be a short one-day trip back to Victoria, flying to Melbourne then picking up a car to drive the 60Km or … Continue reading

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Counting Down to Adelaide …

Well it’s now only 12 hours until Leonard goes on stage in my home town of Adelaide. This is actually very exciting — I’ve only ever had one previous opportunity to see a Cohen concert at home (the mind-blowing winery … Continue reading

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