– 2018/167 – music Friday

Something a little different today…  last night I went to a classical concert in Birmingham at the Symphony Hall.  It was fabulous. They played Beethoven 7th Symphony which was amazing… he is my favourite classical composer and the second movement of this piece is simply magical. Make yourself a cup of tea and sit down. […]

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– 2018/145 – music Friday

… it was never in doubt what today’s music choice was going to be…   … watch out for an emotional Presiden Obama and Carol King going crazy…  

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– 2018/137 – music Friday

I’m off to Italy for the weekend to see family. Alone. Feeling giddy and slightly giddy in equal measure. (as a child I used to love the movies with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis… and we chose Dean’s song “that’s Amore” as our wedding song.  I’m ever so fond of the old crooner)

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– 2018/133 – music Friday

ok… the boys are back from their tour and the house smells of sport kits wore for two weeks and occasionally washed in a sink… if you catch my drift… but you know what? I don’t care. I’m happy they’re home, I’m happy they’ve had a fabulous time and saw some of the world out […]

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– 2018/114 – music Friday

I’ve been to Ascot Racing today.  I had never been before and it was great fun.  The people watching was topnotch.  Horses, I mean horses.  Did I say people? I meant horses, yes the horse racing was topnotch.

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– 2018/111 – Ed Sheeran, Wembley Stadium

It was wonderful. One guitar, one bloke in a tee-shirt and 70,000 people in the palm of his hand.  He said scream we screamed as loud as we could; he said sing we sang, loudly, out of tune, making up the words; he said wave your arms and we waved.  For a while on a […]

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– 2018/109 – music Friday

On Sunday we’ll be taking a family trip to Wembley Stadium in London to see Ed Sheeran play. To say I can’t wait it’s slightly an understatement… It’ll be the boys’ first live concert and I hope it’ll be magical and they’ll remember it forever.   I certainly remember all the concerts of my teenage […]

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– 2018/100 – music Saturday

I’ve just been outside picking roses from the garden in my new dress and without realising I was humming this tune… not then happiest… but so so lovely…

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– 2018/91 – music Friday

Found this song by chance… but it’s so beautiful… ” MILCK’s second original single, “Quiet”, is a response to the pressures society places on women, and a call for them to be their true selves. During the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, 2017, there were several flashmobs of women singing this song together. They […]

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