Category: Music

Having another birthday in your thirties, isn’t that bad, is it? Here is my list of benefits of being a 30-something in 2018, in no particular order. We don’t have to slum it while travelling overseas anymore. No more hostels. …

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Have you ever heard someone say ‘let’s have a normal amount of perspective’ or ‘let’s look at the bigger picture’? I have, many times, and I now try not to cringe every time I hear that, in response to just …

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Last night I was running through airports to catch a flight, all night, or so it felt.  At 5:30 am, I had had enough of the dream that seemed to repeat over and over and got up to write this …

Can you play me a memory? Read More »

Imagine Glen Miller’s “In the mood” with its full complement of saxophone, trumpets, drums, trombones and reeds. Imagine a lit-up ballroom full of senior citizens, dressed in hats and suits, dresses and gloves, moving around the dance floor to the …

Turn that racket down Read More »

Have you ever heard part of a song and instantly drew in a sharp breath at the memory it brings? Or felt feelings of nostalgia as you remember exactly how you felt the last time you heard it? I’ve tried …

Music – our link to the past Read More »

I often find myself feeling a little jealous, when I hear a song that was popular decades ago. Not because I’m weird, but because I would have loved to hear that song on the radio, being played to death like …

Music envy Read More »