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Calvert, Palmer & Keats (not solicitors!)

Always linked in my mind – the imagery of John Keats and the visuals of Samuel Palmer and Edward Calvert. Probably incorrectly -but never mind. ST. AGNES’ Eve—Ah, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold; … Continue reading

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The Bottom End – Bruce Thomas

Seen here in shades lurking behind the songwriter whose music he supported so well back in the day. I actually lived the rock’n’roll dream one day back in the late 70’s while making a rare visit to our great capital … Continue reading

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The Bottom End – Phil Murray

One of the finest exponents of the acoustic bass guitar – seen above with the Tom Mcconville band – Phil’s style is characterised by rhythmically driving melodic lines, underpinning tunes with harmonies, counterpoint and occasional chording. One of the pool … Continue reading

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The Warm(est) Robot – Jen Olive

It’s a mystery sometimes how some artists achieve success, whilst others languish on the fringes of our awareness. Some are promoted from a state unworthiness to global media domination, as this who deserve our attention struggle to be heard despite … Continue reading

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Archy and Mehitabel -a rediscovery!

Had forgotten all about these classics – a couple of books I have – archy & mehitabel and archy’s life of mehitabel, which contain some witty, insightful and occasionally deep musings on life, in the voice of a cockroach, the … Continue reading

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Why a Duck?

Some of those among you may recognise the title of the blog post as being a tune by Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn – but they aren’t the subject of this post – oh no! Instead I would like to … Continue reading

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