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Urban Farm 2014 – July 27th First Tomato!

Very exciting times down on the Urban Farm. My first tomato is about a day off being ready. It is a ‘Moneymaker’ variety and is grown for reliable high yields. This also means the toms are now giving off a … Continue reading

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RLPO – Cardiff Proms – 25th and 26th July 2014

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have just returned from performing two days at the Cardiff series of Proms concerts. We were conducted on this occasion, as on every appearance at the Cardiff Proms, by the founder and artistic director of … Continue reading

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Redevelopment Of Liverpool Philharmonic Hall latest – 23/7/2014

For those of you who don’t know, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is currently closed for a major redevelopment and refurbishment. I was cycling past today and had to stop and take a photo as the whole of the back end of … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 2014 – July 22nd – Not Looking Too Bad…

 

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RLPO Chester Cathedral – 18/07/2014

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra are currently engaged in a couple of days work in Chester Cathedral playing a little Elgar and Vaughan Williams for the Chester Festival. We have appeared at this lovely event many times over the years. … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 2014 – 18th July – Peas And French beans…

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Urban Farm 2014 – 18th July – The First Cucumber Of The Season…

I went out to the greenhouse this morning and decided the time had come! With some trepidation and a not altogether steady hand, I took my gardening scissors and cut the first cucumber of the season. It tastes so good! … Continue reading

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RLPO Brass Ensemble At The International Festival Of Business Conference

Yesterday evening the RLPO Brass Ensemble were representing the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic at the International Festival Of Business Conference, held in Liverpool at the Rum Warehouse this year. After several speeches by very important people, which bigged up the importance … Continue reading

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Shostakovich On Duty As A Fireman – Leningrad 1941…

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Urban Farm 2014 – The New Greenhouse Is Thriving! 14th July

THE BUILDING OF THE THE NEW GREENHOUSE!

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