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West With the Night

Thoughts  by Beryl Markham, orig 1942 – rereleased in 1983, 294 pages

Adventure Category

Challenge:  Latest Classics Club Spin Selection (But I’m late – it was due by Dec 1st) 353 more words

Amy Johnson Song Cycle

Yes. we’re all ready for the Big Gig tonight.

We’ve got our flying hats, our 1930’s frocks, we’ve had a little outing at the Sun Inn open mic nite, and hopefully we’ll be flying tonight. 26 more words


Aviatrix – Clever Conceit or Realities of Making Cross Border Theatre?

Free Ramzi Maqdisi! The Palestinian film and theatre-maker is currently being held inside an airless room, with no access to drinking water, at UK Border Control. 916 more words

Art Blogs

Fifty Times A Day


I started this song ages ago and forgot about it. There was only the chorus, which was inspired by something I read about the mechanics of flying in the pioneering times of Amy Johnson. 457 more words


One Bright Morning

Started rehearsals for the Amy Johnson Song Cycle with the band. I’m really excited and honoured to be playing with a group of exceptionally talented musicians: Ellie Gaynard – violin and vocals, Jess Simpson – autoharp, mandolin, guitar & vocals, Lou Duffy-Howard – bass and vocals, and myself. 172 more words



Amelia Earhart quotes

song taking shape

This song has been aaages in the writing. The original lyrics were all taken from an Amy Johnson quote about Amelia Earhart’s death, but I lost them when my trusty laptop was stolen, and couldn’t find the quotes anywhere. 442 more words