Beirut—In The Mausoleum

I’m away for a few days, heading to the coast, plotting books, seeing old friends, drinking wine in the sunshine, or watching storms roll in, treading slowly through nostalgia. In the meantime, here’s by far the best band of the last couple of years, Beirut.

My questions are to the girl on the sofa: are you married, my dear, and if not, are you willing to be taken out for cocktails?


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About Mark Newton

Born in 1981, live in the UK. I write about strange things.


  1. Pah, she’s not even playing an instrument!

  2. Oi! You be good to her.

    Anyway, she has, I believe, a book in her hand. Which is a fine substitute for holding something musical.