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Chanson de la Semaine

To avoid repeating myself on a weekly basis and lose the interest of our regular fan, I will point you towards Week 68 in the Archive for an explanation of why I am suddenly featuring a piece of music each week. Incidentally, the Archive Pics with a little audio icon on them are the ones which will have this little feature..beginning, of course, with Week 68.

This week I have dug into my bargain bin of could-have-beens and dragged out a song that I wrote for a guy called Lenny Anderson. God knows where he is now but at 18 years old he was a formidable talent. Hope you like this crie de coeur. It's called 'When Can I Expect To Be Happy?' and you just click on the cd player below (when it appears) to have a listen, if you so choose.

You've probably already seen a blue or yellow band at the top of the page asking if you want to run this program and showing a 'Run Active X' tab. Click on that and then click on 'Run' and a little CD player should open below the song title. Press Play, Stop or Whatever.

When Can I Expect To Be Happy?

Week 69
The Garden Wall(s)

This week my mate and former boss, Sarah, came to stay. Luckily for all of us she quite liked the idea of forced labour chained to the garden wall. So in the space of a week we managed to complete the wall that Rog and Barb rebuilt, also demolishing and rebuilding in stone the old breeze block section at the end of the wall. Two things: one, the breezeblock section had been built in former times to close up the old gateway into the field, and two, notice how many pictures of me there are for a change. Thanks Sarah.

Guest Photos

Some photos taken by Sarah of the environs plus dejeuner sur l'herbe, just to prove that guests are sometimes fed (not always).

The Meadow

As our neightbour, Michel, has been away for a few weeks his garden has grown wonderfully wild. So before he mowed all the wild flowers away, I decided to get a few shots of the meadow flowers.