Old favourites re-worked

There are many renditions of one of the most well known of the Psalms, The Lord is my shepherd. This is a re-worked version that I actually like, it retains the peacefulness that the words convey and it honours the great truth,” Your goodness will lead me home.”   In contrast any hip hop rappers…


Yes, I was forced into it I’m afraid, and it has been my life long addiction and passion and desire.  Oh to be able to alliterate like Dylan Thomas, ” the slow black, sloe black fishing boat bobbing sea”  to liberate words and sounds like Elliot, ” McCavity, McCavity there’s no-one like McCavity, or even just to write nonsense with delicious sounds and repetition perhaps even you can feel my pain as I awake from dreams screaming, ” I do not like them in a box, I do not like them with a fox, I do not like them Sam I am, I do not like green eggs and ham!”

The world in which we live


A favourite hymn of mine.  One of the first that I learned how to harmonise.  I love finding different interpretations artists will have for the same tune and lyrics.  This one appeared on my Spotify discover weekly list this morning; I would say picture me singing along with it but probably not.  Enjoy it and do sing along yourself!

Be happy, be joyful, be grateful.




Grace and Beauty

I was a violin player in my younger years, perhaps not appreciating the beauty and sound of the instrument as much then as I do now and extended to all string instruments in particular. Also in music lessons at school we studied Saint-Saëns,  The Carnival of Animals.  The almost haunting melody of the swan described…

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