- Sunny Side Up: ‘So much depends upon an (my Dad’s old grey) wheel barrow beside the three brown chickens’ (with apologies to William Carlos Williams)
- Singing, singing singing: Music Mind Map for IPM, Liverpoool Uni.
- Pyromania and rats who have now nested below the Yemaya house
- Cuban women musicians talk to Jan Fairley: ‘Saliendo del cuarto de Tula’; Camino de Santiago and ‘Old ladies’ exhibition photos up on Facebook.
- Critiquing Paul Simon and Graceland revival: could Simon not be taken for a ‘rip off” merchant?
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Sunny Side Up: ‘So much depends upon an (my Dad’s old grey) wheel barrow beside the three brown chickens’ (with apologies to William Carlos Williams)
Cannot help but be so happy i actually got my hens and i get up each day about 6am and get some joggers over my pyjamas and put a jumper on and hat and scarf and go into the garden … Continue reading
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Singing, singing singing: Music Mind Map for IPM, Liverpoool Uni.
My mate (Professor) the wonderful Sara Cohen asked me if i would like to do this for the webpage of IPM (Institute of Popuaar Music where i have been a fellow since the 1990s when David Horn was the first … Continue reading
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Pyromania and rats who have now nested below the Yemaya house
Where there are hens there are rats and wow quite a lot been frolicking in the hen coop and trying to burrow in at night to get hen food – not helped by the fact that i live on the … Continue reading
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Cuban women musicians talk to Jan Fairley: ‘Saliendo del cuarto de Tula’; Camino de Santiago and ‘Old ladies’ exhibition photos up on Facebook.
Hey i’ve gone youtube folk! In the early 2000+ i interviewed many Cuban women musicians in preparation for a book on’ Women and Music in Cub’a (which as usual, having been tardy over it, despite having given many conference and seminar papers on … Continue reading
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Critiquing Paul Simon and Graceland revival: could Simon not be taken for a ‘rip off” merchant?
CRITIQUE OF ‘GRACE UNDER PRESSURE’ PIECE IN MUSIC GUARDIAN FRIDAY 20th April 2012 by ROBIN DENSELOW pp 14/ 15 Robin Denselow, I loved your Guardian piece, but feel it omitted something quite significant which is the way that Simon took … Continue reading
Camino serendipities; and introducing my ‘killer’ 45 track compilation flamenco album on Nascente label – The Beginner’s Guide to Flamenco
Serendipities; and introducing my ‘killer’ 45 track compilation flamenco album on Nascente label – The Beginner’s Guide to Flamenco Good karma is around me in a huge way: I am sticking images in books that I have gleaned over the … Continue reading
‘The gigging girl’: Archives Ahoy gifting; music from friends and 2 eggs from the hennies yesterday
Am sitting here after a bowl of cornflakes and banana listening to Nuala Kennedy playing Love at the Swimming Pool ( i love swimming so the title is super attractive). Nuala is a super-talented, young, intrepid, gorgeous Irish musician based in … Continue reading
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GRACIAS A LA VIDA things i am proud of in my life
JAN FAIRLEY: some of the MANY THINGS I AM PROUD OF http://www.janfairley.com having three wonderful children; intelligent and aware; happy in their partnerships and with their children; happy in their work running a cutting edge brand company; wine maker/importer; vocational … Continue reading
ISA BROWNS – obsession news! Plus house visit of members of all-female barber shop Forth Valley Chorus; ‘A Meeting by the River
Yes!!! … i am obssessed with my henny pennies- brown Annie, pale brown and creamy Moira and Lizzie. I get up at 6ish, and go and let them out of their coop into their run, and it has strengthened my … Continue reading
Cuban spider homeopathy and Middle of the night delusions
it is more like 6am. I woke up about an hour ago wide awake, probably as the result of doing my regime late yesterday so i had my enema and bath etc after 9pm when i got back after my … Continue reading
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