My husband and I are baby boomers who were young teens when rock and roll was loud and proud. Without doubt we liked rock music but we also liked Bob Dylan and other beat poet types. When we first heard Leonard Cohen’s Bird on the Wire in 1968 we loved his poetic music and became fans. […]
Winter Solstice the longest night and shortest day of the year is also called Yule. Yule may mean ‘Yoke of the Year’, derived from the Anglo-Saxon Geola, though some suggest a derivation from the Norse Jul, meaning ‘wheel’. Yule promises the gradual return of the sun after prolonged darkness.
I have always loved music and have always loved the sound of wooden flutes. Once long ago I discovered a recorder in a second hand shop and a little booklet explaining how to use it. I tooted on that recorder whenever everyone else was out of the house and I day dreamed and dreamed about […]