LABBS 2016

Health & Happiness & The F Word Part 2!

I know it’s been a while since I have posted, and in part it’s because things have been going very well. I haven’t felt the need to write anything down, didn’t feel there was anything to share at the time and have just been concentrating on life, health and all the charm and chaos that…

Putting on the Ritz!

Golden Weekend at LABBS 2015

This time last week I was in rehearsal at The Trouville Hotel in Bournemouth, in preparation for the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers (LABBS) annual convention, in which my chorus The White Rosettes were competing. I have been found singing everywhere since January, when I attended their Learn To Sing Course and got completely swept…

Tour de France

Tour de France 2014 – Grand Départ

Well what an exciting morning in our little village as Stage 1 of the Tour de France 2014 made their Grand Départ and came right through Pool in Wharfedale! My eldest and I had a little recce at about 9am and decided we’d better take our spots for a good view! Next came the publicity caravan…

Quilled daffodil card

Golden Daffodils

William Wordsworth (1815) Second Version I wandered lonely as a Cloud That floats on high o’er vales and Hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden Daffodils; Beside the Lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky…

Boy oh Boy!

The little Prince has finally arrived and my goodness you couldn’t have missed it if you tried! I must admit I was keen to hear the news and get a glimpse but “we still haven’t got a name yet” by every reporter on every channel every five minutes was ridiculous. I am more interested in…