Finger-Nibbling at Midnight

A celebration of the Wonderful Words in the World of Freelance Writing.                                                                                                                                                                                 I wrote this after completing a writers’ course on Non-fiction writing. I recall the writers’ course which got me hooked. In the early hours of my last day I contemplated our collective beginning. With newly-nibbled nails I tapped out the result of that week’s […]

Learning Music: what benefits?

Re-reading an ABRSM article from last year (“Libretto” magazine 2015:2) I saw this topic and would like to incorporate its points and add my own. Not every family will be able to offer children the chance to learn to play an instrument, and not every school will be able to do so effectively. In fact, […]

A letter to “Over-The-Top” Earl

Dear Earl, embarrassing creature… You don’t deserve this — not after yesterday. But being free of you, I’ll probably wax eloquent on your behalf. Now you’re off your home turf, I bet you’re curled in your basket in that doggy-hotel, rolling your eyes as all the others kick up a corporate fuss. When we first […]