From time to time, likely on a weekly basis, I will be featuring photos, stories, etc. that I hope you will enjoy – nothing too heavy but not necessarily fluff either.
Song for Zulu This song by Phosphorescent is featured on their Dead Oceans Album and is on the soundtrack of The Spectacular Now coming of age movie from 2013. It got a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes website and is considered to be a thoughtful and poignant representation of teen angst. I, however, have not … Continue reading “Song for Zulu”
If you are a fan of bagpipes then the Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle has to be on your bucket list! The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 3 to 25 August 2018 If you have never experienced bagpipes it can give you goosebumps and cause your eyes to tear up with its mournful sound or it … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Bagpipes and Bands
The paintings and sculptures of Monet, Manet, Renoir, Degas, Cassatt, Morisot, Pissarro and their contemporaries exemplify the Impressionist movement which began to flourish in the Paris of the 1880’s. Likened to the glimpse out the window of a moving locomotive, these artists strived to convey light and movement and its effects on gardens, landscapes and … Continue reading Impressions of Claude Monet
Recently my older brother passed away. He had been in a long term care home for seven years and had all his faculties until the end. He had a sardonic sense of humour and I visited him regularly for all that time. We got to know each other a bit better but he always considered … Continue reading My older brother