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New World in the Morning


Original playout date: 15 December 2007
Duration: 2:29

When I recorded this piece, which was an idea to put a bit of Elvis into the Roger Whittaker number, I weighed I think my record ever weight of 140 kgs. By the time I uploaded it I was about 130 kgs and looking a little slimmer. Treat this as the “before” photograph to compare with later videos…
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Peter Pączek’s “Durham Town”


Playout date: 7 June 2007
Duration: 9:26

We meet Peter Pączek again to tell a little true story about Geordie Etiquette. His Uncle Tommy came back off his oil-rig well clegged into the wrang area of Newcastle, and what happened next needs to be hord to be believed.
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The Last Farewell


Playout date: 29 December 2006
Duration: 9:56
Views at the time added to HTV: 6,315
Likes at the time added to HTV: 21
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 43
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 32.8%
Comments at time added: 6
Total interactions at time added: 70
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – slight use
Location: Home
Other people featured: None
Genre: Intro’d song
Music used: “Last Farewell” by Roger Whittaker
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

A preamble by Huliganov about the well-known Whittaker song, originally written by Ron Webster and performed by Elvis and others, but most notably by Whittaker.

The introduction refers to how the thesis of the song’s chorus stands in opposition to the Sapir Whorff hypothesis in linguistics, and also delves too deeply ito why the narrator is leaving if he loves this woman so much. To which Roger Whittaker might well respond “Mind your own business, Russky boy!”

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