Category Archives: Music

Tracks and traces

Just another inconsequential but somehow satisfying and serendipitous little find from my genealogy meanderings. You have been warned. I was doing some transcription work for a family history society and while checking records in the 1939 register, came across Arthur … Continue reading

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Moonrise

I had totally forgotten this feeble attempt to transcribe (in an early look at Noteflight) the chorus of a song my paternal grandma used to sing to me as a small child. I only rediscovered it when I clicked on … Continue reading

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Blue

Revisiting some photos I took in Lisbon aquarium earlier this year and a re-version of some blue and blurry shots (deliberately blurred this time, honest, guv!)  – intentional camera movement and longer exposures – and thought I’d give them an … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem

I wrote about this place earlier in the year, and eventually got around to doing a slideshow. Sign of age, repeating myself, I guess, but it bears a re-visit! Enjoy a quiet meander through this local gem…

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A pleasant Sunday afternoon

We attended a concert this afternoon in the charming setting of the Bournville Friends’ Meeting House. The model village of Bournville is on old stamping grounds for my husband, but I’d not actually been into the Meeting House before, so that was an added … Continue reading

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Watch “Wynton Marsalis – Carnival of Venice” on YouTube

Just a bit of Carnival cheer to brighten a February day. The last variation has some agile triple-tonguing! Enjoy!

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A Regency Christmas Concert with Dodici Corde

Another Shindig do tonight – the local touring arts scheme in Worcestershire. They provide a wonderfully eclectic selection of music, drama and dance and we have sampled many of their offerings. This time it was a candle- and lamp-lit Regency … Continue reading

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Who Knows Where the Time Goes?

An interesting revisit by Bryony Holden of an old favourite by (and with) Sandy Denny…

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How did I miss…?

Saw Kathryn Williams tonight at the slightly eccentric venue of Huntingdon Hall in Worcester, and it was an excellent night. I only discovered her recently when I looked up the breathy and appealing singer of the theme tune to The … Continue reading

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Seasonal

I am always chary of too early a start to Christmas, but it is almost Advent, so it seemed like a good idea to go to a Candlelit Christmas recital that was part of the Worcestershire Shindig rural arts touring … Continue reading

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