I’m really pleased to say that despite all the struggles this year has brought, things are – fingers crossed – beginning to seem brighter. As I mentioned in the last entry, I have started to learn bass guitar. It’s going well! There are lots of skills that I need to hone in order to play […]Continue Reading
‘I’ve been to the Year 3000,’ (and back again) BASS MANIA!
When my singing teacher joked, “You’ve played the keyboard in videos now, you should play the bass next time!” I allowed myself a giggle. Me? A bass player? The idea was ludicrous; a notion for a comedy show…. and yet…. The next evening, Dad suggested that I try his out. It took me five minutes […]Continue Reading
‘Life on Mars’: Why the TV series is so close to my heart; and an exploration into Sam Tyler’s ‘realities’ Warning: CONTAINS SPOILERS
Personal Views I have wanted to write this essay for three nights, and finally, I am ready to get it all out. There are some TV series that have a lasting, profound effect on me. Life on Mars is just that. When it came onto our screens in 2006, it wasn’t only addictive because it […]Continue Reading
A Few Musings…. Four Months On
For all of us, it has been a tough start to the year. The Coronavirus has shaken the world, and sometimes we all don’t know what’s coming and going. 2020 was meant to be so good, better than last year, and already, we all want to see the back of it. The loss of my […]Continue Reading