My Music Lexicon: C is for Cream (and Cohen)

Until I was about fifteen years old I never realised that you could make music up as you go along. I mean, who knew? Virtually all my exposure to music was through records or the radio – which just played records. ‘Pop’ music came in neat two and a half minute packages that always sounded…

Song Lyric Sunday: Needing – ‘Take This Longing’

This week’s Song Lyric Sunday theme of ‘needing someone’ is certainly open to interpretation: needing help, needing love….or just needing: and there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s time for some Leonard Cohen: Many men have loved the bells You fastened to the rein And everyone who wanted you They found what they will always want…

Dawn Chorus 2

Today’s instalment of ‘365 Days of Writing Prompts’ tells us to write a post about the first thought we had when we woke up this morning. Well, I’m not going to do that – mainly because I can’t remember what it was – but it has prompted me to revisit something that has been sitting…