Auramar on the Algarve
Just returned home after an interesting week on the Algarve at the Auramar. I'll try to get up a representative photo on here. Thanks to my new friend for your great support!
Posted September 18, 2014
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Karaoke King - my night with Melin Elvis!
Well, it wasn't really a night, not even an evening - it was only an hour! But what an hour. Last week we were staying at the Mumbles and on Wednesday I visited the White Rose karaoke night and heard some great singers. Only to be expected of course in a corner of Wales well-known for top artists in the entertainment industry! One of my favourite songs, Snow Patrol's 'Run' was performed very enthusiastically by a gentleman I later discovered goes by the name of Melin Elvis. After the night ended with a stupendous Bee Gees medley I was able to speak to 'Elvis' and it was after this I decided to...
Posted June 25, 2013
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I don't get sentimental on here (very often) but when today arrived, I felt I had to do what I've been pondering over for a few days. You see, today my mother would have been 93, She died in 1997, having contracted Alzheimer's a few years earlier. She never encouraged me musically, it was all about a 'proper' job. No-one EVER called her Mary, she was always Polly. A schoolgirl nickname which stuck all her life! So would she have been proud of my collab. with Harry Edgar? I doubt it, but that won't stop me posting tonight in her memory.