In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Last Words." You have the chance to write one last post on your blog before you stop blogging forever. Write it. Interesting concept. Last Words: Every culture and religion honours them in someway or another. So last blog... I don't think I could write a final blog … Continue reading Epitaph
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Fight or Flight." Write about your strongest memory of heart-pounding, belly-twisting nervousness: what caused the adrenaline? Was it justified? How did you respond? Easy give me a hard prompt. The day I ended it with Mary; it was a difficult decision for me as I truly loved … Continue reading The End of the Affair
This is a rough summary of the bands I have seen over since just before Christmas. First up was the Wabash Jazz Four which incidentally was the last gig at the Harp under Dave and Donna, who had run the pub for many years after the sad demise of Donna's father Terry who had been the … Continue reading A Musical Interlude
The theory of homeopathy, greatly oversimplified, is that like cures like. I offer you four practitioners of the most healing art of heartfelt swing: Ray Skjelbred, piano; Marc Caparone, cornet; Beau Sample, string bass; Hal Smith, drums.
Here they pay tribute both to Jess Stacy and to those low-down (yet rocking) blues, in their version of Mister Stacy’s EC-STACY, recorded at the San Diego Jazz Fest on November 28, 2014:
I feel better now. A dose of The Quiet Blues was just what the doctors ordered.
May your happiness increase!
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "A Plot of Earth." If I had the money and the resources for a plot of land I think I would invest in a mini mausoleum for my friends inter their relatives, this has been bought up after a recent conversation with my best friend who is … Continue reading Ground Zero
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Clone Wars." Clone Wars If you could clone yourself, how would you split up your responsibilities The thought of two identical versions of myself would be simply to horrible to contemplate. However there is a fundamental flaw in the opening gambit as if someone were to make … Continue reading Mixed Doubles
It has been a while since I last updated here. This has been to a number of factors but the most pressing one is I really couldn't be arsed as I have had a series of long nights and days for various reasons and tiredness played a factor. Though the start of the year got … Continue reading Horizon
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Sliced Bread." I don't really ponder what is the best thing since sliced bread, partially because I do no think sliced bread is all that impressive and is a just an example of the increase in laziness in regards to food preparation. What I often muse is … Continue reading The Best is Yet to Come
Well if you read my entry Terminal you'll know a little about this story in that I said I wouldn't tell it. Well I changed my mind. Well I went to a local pub on NYE and entry included a nomination for the evening's entertainment which was a mixed gender wet T-shirt competition. The … Continue reading What Happened On New Year
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Teacher’s Pet." Ooh I could mention a lot of Teachers who have had an influence on me but if a named a few I would probably risk a libel suit (as it appears to be a crime to be the underdog), especially from one in particular whom … Continue reading Another Brick in the Wall