In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Enough Is Enough." The only time I ever through the towel in was with University when it came to my dissertation. Though I knew what I wanted to do but my head of department had other ideas with execution meaning I was finding it difficult to get … Continue reading
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Ghostwriter." The author I would love to ghost my autobiography... David Renwick of One Foot in the Grave fame. He'd be able to tell my story with humour and that touch of pathos to help endear me at worst.
As you may have guessed I am somewhat of a Jazz fan, the name is a bit of a clue really, so here is what essentially could be called my Jazz origin story How did I get in the music love child of New Orleans? Well part of it must have been from when I … Continue reading The Sandman Begins….
Someone once said in regard to dogs, they may only be with you for part of your life but you are there for all of their life. A sentiment which struck very true today as this morning my eldest dog, Lady Day, was diagnosed as having a brain tumour or had a stroke and … Continue reading A Death in the Family
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Brain Power." Apparently we only use 10% of our brains. I think today I am using less as I read the prompt as Brian Power. I was thinking it Brian Power? Sounds like a superhero from Bromsgrove, so I reread it and thought that was not a … Continue reading Just one of those things.
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Audience of One." Audience of One Picture the one person in the world you really wish were reading your blog. Write her or him a letter. Hello Sweetie, It has been a long long time hasn't it? Yes I can see the mix of bewilderment, anger and … Continue reading To Whom It May Concern
Well like the new council bypass of destiny approaching the woodland of fate I see 2014 has passed. The last Sunday of 2014 was Hannah's 18th, Hannah being our young waitress and it was a busy night and I was filled with a little trepidation. Now I am mentioning this for a reason and dear … Continue reading Terminal
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Playlist of the Week." Tell us how your week went by putting together a playlist of five songs that represent it. 1. Tennesse Ernie Ford- 16 Tons 2. Fats Waller- There's Gonna Be Some Changes Made 3. Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra: The One … Continue reading music maestro please
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Oasis." My place to escape to when things get too much for a long time was the Cock Hotel as it is my favourite pub and has a huge amount of colourful characters and to crib "Cheers" it is a place wwhile everybody knows your name. But … Continue reading Escape Switch
1. Bought a new car 2. Completely failed on the dating scene. 3. Returned to Cuba for my first holiday in three years 4. Had great fun at Upton upon Severn Jazz festival and it seems I have quite a reputation. 5. Briefly reconciled with my ex Hannah. 6. Fell out and refriend Amy 7. … Continue reading 15 Things about 2014