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19 December 2008


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Perfect! And I did join in. Several times!

Ah, thanks for posting the YouTube link, Diane. I love Steeleye Span. Think I'll go have a listen, or better yet, put on the Silly Sisters (Maddy Prior and June Tabor) CD. Thanks for the mental jog!


Thanks D. I needed something to get these stiff joints on the move this morning. Usually, a blast of the Moody Blues "War of the Worlds" does it.

Thanks for that. And thanks for the e-card. Much appreciated.

Excellent find - it does go to show that there seldom is any new thing under the sun doesn't it!

Well, well...another Maddy Prior sing-alonga.
Yes, some of us are luckier than others and I know in which bracket I am.
Good wishes to you (and Cuthbert)from me and my rabble (3 cats)

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Thought for life

  • The House of Breath, William Goyen
    We are the carriers of lives and legends - who knows the unseen frescoes on the private walls of the skull?

Thinking about . . .

  • Daniel Klein, Travels with Epicurus
    I too listen to music more and more. Throughout my life, music has stirred me more than any other art form, and now, in old age, I find myself listening to it almost every evening, usually alone, for hours at a time.
  • Julia Blackburn, Thin Paths
    I began writing because I liked to write things down. I learnt foreign languages because they seemed to enter my head by a process of osmosis.
  • Joan Bakewell, Stop the Clocks
    I live contentedly alone. It's better that way and I am often thoughtful about what has been and what might have been. There are many like me.
  • Patti Smith, M Train
    Oh to be reborn within the pages of a book.
  • Patti Smith, M Train
    Why is it that we lose the things we love, and things cavalier cling to us and will be the measure of our worth after we’re gone?
  • Judith Kerr, Observer Magazine, 22 November 2015
    I don't believe in God. I find it much easier to believe in ancestors. I like to imagine they are pointing us in the right direction.

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