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Draw Blood From a Stone – Metropolis

One of my favourite songs from my favourite movie… Sometimes there is a song or a piece of music that sums up a certain feeling, a reflection or mood. One of my favourite songs is Draw Blood From A Stone. It was composed by the fabulous Giorgio Moroder and performed by Cycle V as part […]

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Taking Time Out – My Hofner Congress Guitar – Serial No. 11417

The Hofner Congress was a budget guitar. It was produced between about 1955 through to the early 1970s. Mine is one of the models from 1962 – 1964 (Vintage Congress, 2021) , but there is a twist to my taleโ€ฆ This is what it currently looks like: Many years ago, Linda gave to me for […]

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A Short Interlude At Jasmine Falls – An Instrumental Piece by Me!

So, this afternoon I thought I would quickly put down a piece of music on SoundCloud (only about 100 years overdue, but you get that). This is the opening to an instrumental song I wrote on the guitar a long time ago. It’s not the best recording in the world, but I had fun. The […]

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A Snapshot of a Busy Fortnight

To everyone out there doing it tough right now, our thoughts are with you And have a great weekend!!!

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It’s Friday – Some Stories From The Vault

The great thing about a Friday is that you can use this as an opportunity to celebrate the week with your team! I have always used Fridays to make a point of difference regarding the people I have worked with. For instance, if there is Casual Friday in place as a fund raiser undertaken by […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE ๐ŸŽ…

Here is to wishing you all, a very Merry Christmas ๐ŸŽ„ The great thing about Christmas is how it is celebrated in so many different ways around the globe. Even amongst families, there are a whole range of different traditions. For us, Christmas is at a very hot time of the year. No snow. Just […]

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THE BEST CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS FOR OUTDOORS YOUR FAMILY WILL LOVE โ€” ESRUNRIA

As it’s the weekend, and we are starting to kick back and take a breather from our hectic schedules, I thought I would share this wonderful post by Esrunria regarding outdoor Christmas decorations for the home and other places. They would certainly be popular at our place ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿคถ๐ŸŽ„ Christmas is slowly but surely approaching. With […]

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My Advent Calendar 2020 – T2 World of Tea

I did say to Olivia (Olivia Lucie Blake) some weeks ago that I wouldnโ€™t be participating in Blogmas, but I would undertake the occasional Chrissy post. So, here is the latest post from me: Anyone who knows me well, will often give me tea as a gift. I am happy to receive all types of […]

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Steppin’ In A Slide Zone!

For all of us who have experienced awe and wonder and then those days where we tread water… The Moody Blues – Still the best band I have ever seen live… STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE (John Lodge) The Moody Blues I took a ride in a limousine, I took a road I’d never been. […]

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Taking Time Out – Christmas Lights and Other Things

Reflecting, Gardening and Taking Care Part 2 So, despite some of the momentous events going on in the world at the moment, we chose this week just to be us. We are fortunate that we live in a part of the world where we can do this. However, wherever you are, even when the chips […]

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