Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Painted Bed & Other Such Colourful Coincidences

On the very day that I learned of Donald Hall’s passing, his book, The Painted Bed, dropped through my letterbox. It too talks much of death. Yet our yellow rose is more perfect than it ever has been before. I … Continue reading

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Writing Done✔️, Recording Done✔️, Video Done✔️, Amazon & Kindle Done✔️; Marketing & Promotion – Not Done ✘

Well I did say that I was working on this, didn’t I? And did you believe me, yes I know you did, and thank you for your support. Especially to the kind person in the record shop today, who spoke kindly … Continue reading

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Ship Of Fools (Robert Plant); Don’t Try Recording While The Garden Mowers are Mowing.

Someone said there ought to be a moratorium or exclusion period for mowing lawns, or cutting hedges, or making other, similarly loud garden machinery noises. Today should be such time, or actually anytime when I wish to use my new … Continue reading

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Linklater Voice, The Sound Studio, Ring of Brodgar, And Thirty-Nine Significant Songs.

So we are back from Orkney, or should it be The Orkneys, as there are so many islands. Back to complete my miniscule sound studio, such that the work on the Linklater Voice course does not go to waste. Yet already … Continue reading

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Trains, And Boats, And Planes; And Skates Approaching​ Sunsets

We stayed in The Gyle, a part of Edinburgh completely new to us, but very conveniently placed, thanks to excellent transport services, to both the airport and the city centre. The city centre where a Full Scottish means a Full English, … Continue reading

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