Well, I never thought I’d be posting a James Blunt choon on this here blog.
And certainly not on this day, of all days.
So I’d better explain myself.
For the whole of the summer, this has been the Boy Wonder’s bedtime track. Take Now…86, discard the 2nd CD and fast forward 20 tracks and we’re ready to snuggle and sing along.
And the more we sang it, the more it resonated. “And I’ve been looking at the stars for a long, long time… Everybody wants a flame… And today is our turn.”
Scotland’s long referendum campaign is nearly over. Except for the all important part, of course.
At the turn of the year, there was barely a whiff of smoke. A smouldering perhaps in the Spring, followed by a few feeble flames early in the summer. But that slow burn was worth the wait, when it all burst into flame in August.
“Days like these lead to… Nights like this lead to Love like ours. You light the spark in my bonfire heart. People like us—we don’t Need that much, just someone that starts, Starts the spark in our bonfire hearts.”
It’s time Scotland. Time to start the spark in our bonfire hearts.