The opera-lovers may recognise the quotation (from Montagu Slater’s libretto for Peter Grimes, music by Benjamin Britten) and this post is slightly off-beam but a short reflection from horseback this morning. Max and I have had a quiet few months, punctuated by some really inspiring lessons, putting homework into practice and then the odd naffContinue reading “I am native, rooted here…”
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Lockdown life – how are you coping?
Almost everything you read at the moment begins ‘in these unprecedented times…’ and they certainly are; everyone can remember a time when they couldn’t do what everyone was else was doing: FOMO (or Fear Of Missing Out) is what drives a lot of advertising now. In these unpr- frankly odd times, we’re all missing out:Continue reading “Lockdown life – how are you coping?”
An organist goes eventing
My day job is a good one and creative: I’m Organist and Master of the Choristers at Chelmsford’s Anglican Cathedral, meaning that I have overall responsibility for the music at services and concerts, and I direct the Cathedral Choir, a group of boys and adults that sing five times a week in central Chelmsford. ThisContinue reading “An organist goes eventing”