Sing Like No-one's Listening!

As a teenager I was gawky and embarrassingly shy, hating anyone drawing attention, and few photos exist of me from that time. So imagine my horror during a schools Music lesson when we had to sing the scales. Solo. In front of one another. To sing in front of a draconian and impatient male teacher who also taught the boys sport and known to be a bully. Thirty of us sat in a sweaty semi circle beside a grand piano as the teacher stabbed impatiently on the middle C key before pointing a finger at random, " You boy!" or "You girl!" standing in turn in a sliding scale of cocky bravado to sheer terror. "Doe ray me far so la te do!" It was that simple and that difficult. From nervous grunts to s

Thank You!

Thank you to all of you who have dropped by my website, it makes such a difference to me. I've noticed my numbers have increased and I'm only sorry I've not updated in a while. My new blog post will explain why. I'm going to aim for a weekly update on here and probably tied more closely with my instagram account, as that is where I'm more active on social media. I am on twitter (@nearthetown), however I'm finding it a really depressing place to visit. How do you find it? Thank you once more, and until next time have a great week!

Bones Them Bones!

Oh my gosh, can't believe it's been so long since I've posted. Had an unintended hiatus due to illness, nothing too serious. I've had a wonky skeleton that needed putting right ~ my pelvis was out of kilter by 5cms (2") which also pulled and tightened my muscles out of alignment. My balance was off and I went from being able to run 5k three or four times week to barely being able to walk. Talk about feeling old and crotchety! Unfortunately the chronic pain meant I couldn't concentrate as I was unable to sit in any position for any length of time. I decided to be kind to myself and concentrate on getting well and put all things writing on the back burner. Thankfully I have an amazing Chiropra

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