Monthly Archives: May 2018

Paris 2018

Depression is poking its finger at me as I lie in a strange bed in Paris, unable to sleep again after the first few hours. There is no radio, although if there was it would not be in English. There … Continue reading

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My favourite words

leitmotif¬†– a motif or theme associated throughout a music drama with a particular person, situation or idea.    

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Poem

Ireland is a field of green England is a gracious Queen Czech Republic is a castle America is a gun

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Their favourite things (Chris and Paul)

Chris Poetry: ‘He wishes for the cloths of heaven.’ W.B.Yeats. Music: Finlandia Poetry: Yeats ‘Had I the Heavens’ embroidered cloths…’ Places: Scandinavia, Donegal Style: Habitat, Conran Hobbies: radio hamming, politics Defining feature: entrepreneur Paul Music: Schubert, Chopin, Classic FM, jazz, … Continue reading

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