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The Longest Day: time flies

I felt a bit old at band tonight. We welcomed Jenny back to the band. Jenny was one of the first flutes along with Hilary when I joined (along with Rhiannon and Linnette on second). We were trying to remember…

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On the eleventh day of advent

When at full strength there now seems to be an amazing twelve flautists in our band. This month’s concert should therefore stand as a watchword that one shouldn’t take lots of flutes for granted, for worryingly at tonight’s rehearsal there…

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Postcards from France

I spent most of the morning cleaning my house, so that it would be all ready for its viewing tomorrow. Then I had my lunch – salmon fillet and vegetables, before changing into my concert garb and heading out to…

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Christmas in October

Yes, I know, mentioning Christmas even before Halloween? How could I? Scurrilous behaviour! 😉 But for some of us, we have to. Now that last weekend’s Proms-style concert is done and dusted, we have to turn our attention to Saturday…

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The Very Last Night Night of the Proms

Tonight’s concert was not quite like any other I have ever done. With a Proms-style, the Abingdon Guildhall was decked out in bunting, union jacks, and red, white and blue balloons, and the auditorium arranged around five long tables. We…

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