Upton Jazz Festival 2018: Friday Part Three

Read the story so far, here, here and here After the somewhat suspect “On A Coconut Island”, which I will have to admit that I did find myself humming many years ago while doing the Island Cruise around Les Rocques on my first trip to Margarita, the band changed to a more traditional number which … Continue reading Upton Jazz Festival 2018: Friday Part Three

Avoiding the Limelight

I am fairly sure this one came up before. One thing I don't particularly enjoy is being the centre of attention, I prefer to sit on the sidelines and be a more wraith like individual. As you can imagine I was not particularly fond of Birthday parties. It is perhaps surprising that I did take … Continue reading Avoiding the Limelight


Would being a jovial man be an appropriate description of myself? I don't think so, while  I am not a total misery guts it would be fair to say I do carry a level of cynicism within me, you could say I am a lugubriously cheerful person. There are a number of people who I … Continue reading Smile