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Our First Month in Johannesburg

We had only been in Johannesburg about a month when we had a really frightening experience. It was a couple of weeks before Christmas, and a Salvation Army band was playing carols outside some shops. 272 more words


Why “Come On Eileen” Made Me Cry and other Musical Ramblings…

I’ve written quite a few serious articles recently, so I thought I’d write something a little more fun for a change, so if you’d like to know who my musical icon is, which composers social media I would recommend, why Come On Eileen made me cry and which composer I named my Guinea Pig after, read on…if not, normal, serious business shall resume later in the week. 2,760 more words

Brass Band

Wolverton Town Band Autumn Concert will be on Saturday 17th September at the Old Bath House!

We are always delighted to announce any event hosted by the much-loved Wolverton Town Band at the Old Bath House!  Their upcoming Autumn concert will include their usual popular evening entertainment, but has an extra twist…guests will have the chance to try out a brass instrument too! 26 more words


New Beginnings

It’s been a long time since my last post (sorry), but, hopefully, that will no longer be the case as I have around 6 weeks at my disposal in which to blog to my heart’s content. 829 more words

Thursday Doors

One of the nice things about living in New England is the ability to take interesting day trips so yesterday we headed sixteen miles south to the town of Exeter. 236 more words


The Top World Music Albums of 2016 (So Far...)

It’s hard to believe we’re already past the halfway point of 2016. As usual, this year has already brought a bounty of must-hear music from all corners of the world. 1,125 more words