Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Learning the “Community Messiah”

I think Handel’s Messiah is great and is something that I have enjoyed listening to – or part of it, anyway.  And I don’t listen to that much music.  I have never even considered that I could sing it (apart from joining in, badly, probably wrongly, with any part, when playing it at home) as …

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Have a bad week…..

Last week generally was not very good…..  Well, Monday was OK, I think – just normal! Tuesday, choir went really badly.  I couldn’t pick up or do anything right.  It was only afterwards that I realised that the altos had overlapped the second sopranos and I had one of the loudest of those behind me …

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Reading my Father’s letters from World War II (The Middle East)

My father was posted to the Middle East (and East Africa) during the war and wrote to his mother as regularly as he could – usually once a week.  His mother kept all the letters and they must have been passed back to him.  We found them when we were clearing out my mother’s house …

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No longer redundant!

I have got my “job” back at the Trussell Trust!  It is not quite the same, as the paid receptionist is still there, but I am doing the reception to give her time to really get on with the administration work that she has to do.   I go in later and will also leave …

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