Tag Archives: Life

Live to Dance: Lisa’s Story

If you’ve read Live to dance, Dance to Live then you will know that this is the first installment of four little girls who became dancers. I met them in Paphos, Cyprus. This is Lisa Greenwood. Lisa was raised in Lincoln … Continue reading

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Magic of York Museum Gardens

  If you read my bio on my Twitter account it says “Humour me, I’m old and grumpy.” So you can imagine my response to the suggestion of a trip to York to see some lights. But I have to … Continue reading

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A Day at the Races

Wetherby Races , Yorkshire on Boxing day is quite a spectacle. Although it was A Day at the Races I didn’t spot the Marx Brothers, but, after some of the results I did begin to wonder if Harpo Marx and his brothers … Continue reading

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Me, Batman and Other Superheroes

Someone suggested re-posting old posts and so I recalled this from five years ago, which may have even more relevance today? Watching Kill Bill some years ago I was impressed with Bill’s view of Superheroes. I don’t know if you … Continue reading

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SILH (8) Desparate Finale

‘And when you’re looking for your freedom Nobody seems to care And you can’t find the door Can’t find it anywhere When there’s nothing to believe in still you’re coming back, You’re running back, you’re coming back for more.’ Take … Continue reading

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SILH (7) A Penultimate Tale

“And it’s so hard to change Can’t seem to settle down But the dreams I’ve seen lately keep on turning out And burning out and turning out the same.” Take It To The Limit.  The Eagles. 1975.   So, there we … Continue reading

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My Sister

Now this has the potential to be a sad tale so, as the Beatles once said, ‘Take a sad song and make it better.’  My sister died last Sunday, now that is sad, but I feel like celebrating her life … Continue reading

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So, I Left Home (4)

    “Red Red wine, goes to my head.”                                                               … Continue reading

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So, I Left Home (3)

“So put me on a highway and show me a sign And take it to the limit one more time.”                                         … Continue reading

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So, I Left Home (2)

I had arrived, Jersey, OK it wasn’t the world but it was a start. I was eighteen with £70 (a lot of money in 1976). I was a bit disappointed with the absence of beautiful girls in grass skirts to … Continue reading

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