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The first day of a new year

I’ve never been one for making the big New Year’s Resolutions that are forgotten by the end of the first month (if not the first week) of the new year. But I do like to take stock and try to…

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It’s official, Christmas is coming!

I know it’s only November and Guy Fawkes is barely burnt on the ceremonial bonfires, but it’s true, Christmas is coming. I know this is true because tonight at band was a rehearsal full of the festive fun…

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Twice Coincidence

1. On Tuesday I went to the Bicester Concert Band rehearsal, and ended up sitting next to a flute player named Lucy. Later on, in answer to her question, Philip made some reference to her being on call. It turned…

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Wednesday – Thursday

1. Fish4Jobs in partnership with Verticality are currently my two best friends. It was through them both that I had the buzz of the interesting Cambridge designer job (which sadly came to nothing). Yesterday I was fishing through the former…

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Wednesday – Thursday

1. Fish4Jobs in partnership with Verticality are currently my two best friends. It was through them both that I had the buzz of the interesting Cambridge designer job (which sadly came to nothing). Yesterday I was fishing through the former…

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Winter sun and wind music

1. And so today, we came to the 4th Annual Playing Day. It’s a strange thing, but this is the third one that we’ve had at the Manor Prep School in Abingdon and on every one of those days it…

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The blustery day (reprise)

1. Yes, dear readers Britain has once again been ravaged by storms. And yes it has been very bad in places (did anyone see the footage of that aeroplane trying to take off from Birmingham airport?), but like all of…

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Musical taste

It seems that Bella quite like my flute playing. She will go and cozy up in her bed in the corner of the turn of the stairs, and lie there basking as I play, heard and toes hanging out all…

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Wherein I am, for a time, Celine Dion

Our next concert, is themed, intriguingly, Transport of Delight and features music from all the popular, and some not so popular, modes of transport. As transport goes fast (and in the case of a Model T irratic), much of the…

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I can still play

I realised today that I haven’t picked up my flute since our last concert on 3 June at Radley’s Silk Hall. It was band tonight, and it wasn’t till I got there that I realised that I was the lone…

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