Tag Archives: music

The Man at the End of the Pew

I’m a crow when it comes to singing, though we have some excellent canaries in our family (real singers, in choir and out, and they know who they are, their voices a joy to hear), but the crows of the … Continue reading

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Vivaldi

We were in Venice a few years ago and I had one of those experiences that music can give. Maybe it was the music over Christmas or a bar or two heard distantly yesterday that reminded me of that day, … Continue reading

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Ain’t Nuttin’ To It

Given a sunny day, a bit of catchy music, and there’s a dancing man on a deserted patio, with friends to join the fun … AIN’T NUTTIN’ TO IT bag-eared king with white plastic throne                  bare-kneed shirt flapping plucks guitar-strings … Continue reading

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The Spinet

New! ‘A BEDROOM OF SEARCHLIGHTS‘: poetry, being launched on May 26 at the Mill Bay Library as part of the ‘Author Appreciation Night’. This collection draws a picture of the poet’s divorced mother, an artist with two children, who struggled … Continue reading

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Summer Fete

Garage sales are fun, and summer fetes even more so as the choices are so many, and all out of doors. Second-hand books draw me every time, but I always wander through baking, white elephants, clothes, jewellery … A SUMMER … Continue reading

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Man on the Stairs

Watching people can be interesting, wondering why they are where they are. Airport and bus stations are the best places but sometimes I see someone in a very ordinary place, and imagine their story … MAN ON THE STAIRS he sits quite … Continue reading

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Looking for Wilson Tom

Sometimes I hear of people but never meet them, never shake their hand or talk to them. Their name comes up in conversation but their face remains unknown. And then they disappear from conversation, completely. I suppose this happens to … Continue reading

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