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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 tale… 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 πŸŽ…

Here is to wishing you all, a very Merry Christmas πŸŽ„ 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 β€” 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 πŸŽ…πŸ€ΆπŸŽ„ 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 wouldn’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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