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HOW TO KILL A DJ – Day 2

TO MAKE CHANGES NOT EXCUSES I have lived and breathed music since before I was born. My musical heritage started with my mum, Blanche, who was a jazz and cabaret singer. In the 60s she co-owned ‘The Ebony Club’, the first integrated dance club in Manchester. Legend has it that, when she was pregnant with me and my twin, her…
Paulette
March 24, 2016
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ABOUT POETRY: the joy of haikus

I have always had a deep love and respect for poetry: TS Eliot's 'Macavity - The Mystery Cat' http://tiny.cc/9it0ex thrilled me as a child and later Shakespeare's sonnets http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/17.html and plays 'Othello', 'Hamlet', 'Macbeth', 'The Tempest', 'Richard III', 'A Midsummer Nights Dream', 'The Merchant of Venice', 'The Taming of The Shrew' and 'The Twelfth Night' introduced me to history, fantasy,…
Paulette
April 28, 2014
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ROOTS

Grounding or zero? Around this time last year I had three gardening face - offs 1) Jimson Weed 2) the wall climbing ivy 2) a giant vibrant violet thistle: all glorious weeds in real life that were each taking over a different aspect of the garden and morphing from beautiful, unusual delights into virulent, rampant and destructive blights. What had…
Paulette
February 28, 2014