Monthly Archives: July 2012

Genesis – Many, Too Many

Arguably the best song about fame. Phil Collins’ voice particularly suits this song, and Mike Rutherford’s guitar solo, which wanders aimlessly, sums up the vagaries of fame as a “bridge to nowhere”. Advertisements

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Philadelphus In Full Bloom

Taken on 26 June 2012. Due to all the rain we’ve had, everything in the garden has been growing like mad! The Philadelphus, and the Fuchsia on its left, are both 2.5-3 metres tall.

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My Most Memorable Games Of Chess

I was taught chess in 1970, at the age of eleven, by a twelve-year-old American boy, John Crown, who was living on our road at the time. Having taught me the moves, we then played a game with me as … Continue reading

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