Category Archives: Music

An act of kindness

A couple of weeks ago my friend’s Mum died at age ninety-nine. Now, no-one can deny that living for ninety-nine years wasn’t a mighty effort. Of course, for the family there was sadness but it was also a time for remembering and reminiscing. However, there … Continue reading

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New Years Day 2015 and ‘The Originals’ march out

On New Years Day in 2011 I watched a group of older women, I don’t think they will mind being called that because after all they are in their sixties and seventies, march together as mature women decades after they last … Continue reading

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What happens to all those Christmas baubles?

Last year about this time I blogged about consumerism and Christmas. So here I go again. I don’t want to be a party dampener or a grouch but already I can feel the hype in the air,  the frantic emotional space … Continue reading

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‘Busy’…a boring excuse or a necessary diversion?

My sister wants to know why I haven’t posted any blogs this month. I’m sort of wondering that myself and to be honest I want to say that I’ve been busy (my sister will laugh when she reads this…we always … Continue reading

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‘Sunshine on Leith’ it feels so good…

Want to watch a feel-good, beautiful and straight-forward movie?  Then you might want to see ‘Sunshine on Leith’. Yesterday we went to see a film, just something pleasant to do in the late afternoon. My husband chose the film, I had vaguely heard about … Continue reading

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A familiar place and space…

Ever wonder what makes us feel familiar and attached to particular places? This issue is one that has been swimming around in my head for sometime now. In order to experience somewhere as familiar, probably requires a person to have been away from … Continue reading

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Music, Music, Music. . .

Yesterday, despite the heat I reluctantly managed to get myself to the gymnasium for a bit of exercise. Whenever I go there I’m entertained by the non-stop music that provides rhythm and necessary mood. The music varies according to the duty instructor’s taste. … Continue reading

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