Tag Archives: Music

What I’ve been reading, the January Edition…

Time seems to be moving at an all too rapid pace right now. So before February has disappeared, here’s what I read in January: Liturgy of the Ordinary-  Tish Harrison Warren A brilliant book which takes you through an ordinary … Continue reading

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Attempting to process 2017: The one with the songs.

Every year I compile a CD of songs that have got me through the previous 12 months. I then send it to my lovelies, Anna and Sarah and occasionally a few others if I think they might be interested. This … Continue reading

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“Some other day when my morning comes, I’ll be the one that’s waited all night…”

A hot and sticky night. In the room next to me son1 is tossing and turning listening to CBeebies Radio. Son2 has oddly found sleep easily tonight and is snoring hard. I am pottering around the house slowly putting to … Continue reading

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Under the influence…

I’ve been thinking about influences recently, I guess it’s a train of thought that comes up again and again when children come on the scene. As I look at sonface and wonder what he’ll turn into or become like, I … Continue reading

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This morning…

This morning I drove through the crisp autumn air to my parents house for a quiet morning. A morning where I could sit in their summer house, walk their labyrinth and know that Nana was doing a very good job … Continue reading

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50 years of cassettes…

Apparently it’s 50 years since the cassette tape came out, apart from that making me feel hideously old it’s sent me spiralling on a nostalgia trip from my misguided youth. I’ve written about this before, a few years ago, but … Continue reading

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The holidays are over…

It’s Monday morning, the first day of life beyond the holidays. The boy is sleeping and I’m sitting here trying to collect my thoughts.  I can barely believe it’s been a year since I left the world of paid employment … Continue reading

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