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Letter Writing…

Well, my letter writing seems to be at a steady stream.  I have 5 penpals so far, a guy in France, and ladies in Germany, Bath, Finland & America.  I had written to a lady in Belgium but received the letter back saying that the address was incomplete, so messaged her as I had copied…

A Taste of Japan

This morning we went on a little trip (with the dogs too) to have a taste of Japan. Although we did not physically go to Japan, we did go to the site of the International Garden Festival in Liverpool.  I remember as a kid, along with millions of others visiting the site in 1984.  It…

David Sylvian

Another incredible musical influence I discovered whilst babysitting in the 1980’s was Japan.  The couple had a rather amazing vinyl collection, which I was able to play when I sat for them.  The sound of David Sylvian’s voice was, and still is something of pure pleasure to listen to.  I took a few tapes with…