BOOK RECOMMENDATION: You Are Not A Fraud

If I’m honest about it, although I didn’t have a label for it until recently, I’ve experienced #impostersyndrome my whole life. In…

The Great Northern Piano Session VII

My Personal Experience as an Audience Member I was at Gosforth Civic Theatre this evening for the 7th in the…

Truth to Power

I sing with a local community group called Sing United. One of our key characteristics is that we sing “songs…

What advice would you give your 20 year old self?

With the benefit of 20-20 hindsight and 41 years more experience, I would tell my 20 year old self ……

Were your parents happy?

QUICK BIT OF BACKGROUND: On my 60th birthday last year, my wife bought me a subscription to Storyworth. The basic…

Retirement Blues

I’m wondering if this is just me. This post is about my experience of two years of retirement. Let me…

Happy Memories!

From January 2005 to December 2019, I sang under the musical leadership of Gary Griffiths, initially with Sing Live and…

Back to School

Today is Anjanette’s 1st day working full time in the job she secured shortly before the school broke up for…

Papay Final Day. Holland Museum.

Yesterday I took mum to visit the tiny museum at Holland Farm. It’s always open and you can enter and…

Papay Day 24. Music and Grandchildren!

On a quiet morning, with the older two children at school, I was sitting with my daughter and my youngest…