Category Archives: Music

At the Marquee Club

One of my friends was obsessed with Jimi Hendrix – he made screen prints of him endlessly. One day we went to the Marquee Club to see Jimi paying. I don’t seem to have been that impressed. I do sound … Continue reading

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” Another Op’nin’, Another Show “

I love Musicals and today this title from a Cole Porter song popped into my head as tonight the RWS will be having ‘Another Op’nin’ for our Spring Exhibition. It’s not so dissimilar to a musical – it is a … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Have just received a review from WordPress – almost worse than a school report…. must resolve to do a bit better in 2014!! Start tomorrow – Happy … Continue reading

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The talented Mr Winthrop

My brother has always drawn, but he is also a musician. Today he said something really interesting, every piece of paper IS a bit different, and every Rotring (pen) nib IS also different – just as every saxophone reed IS … Continue reading

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