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RLPO – Czech Tour 2015 Day Two – Prague Spring Festival – Opening Concert

The sun is out and shining bright on day two of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic tour. I think I’ll walk in to work today! The Hotel Mozartava is just by Mozart Villa. The villa is now a museum dedicated to … Continue reading

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RLPO – Czech Republic Tour – June 2015 – Preparing To Go!

This is my last day at home before the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra set off on tour to the Czech Republic tomorrow lunchtime. The RLPO have enjoyed two Czech Chief Conductors, Libor Pesek and Petr Altrichter, so as a result … Continue reading

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How To Grow Onions in the Comfort Of Your Own Kitchen…

I have to be efficient with the way I produce vegetables in my back yard. I am very compressed for space, so I tend to use hanging baskets, the garden wall, large containers and I grow vertically quite a lot. … Continue reading

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Brass Ensemble At Woolton Picture House…

Harry and his friends were throwing a party at Woolton Picture House today. There were food, drink, ice creams and great company on offer in Liverpool’s oldest cinema. 

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Urban Farm 2014 – Cucumbers, Chillies And Peppers…

As stated in earlier posts, cucumbers are a new experience. I haven’t grown them before but they seem to be thriving in my newly constructed greenhouse. The two varieties I am trying this season are Burpless Tasty Green and Tasty … Continue reading

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Cucumbers – Urban Farm 28/6/2014

I haven’t bothered much with cucumbers for a few years, as I think they are more reliable in a green house. I have never really had any kind of spectacular success with outdoor varieties. Since I built my new ‘custom/bespoke’ … Continue reading

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Tomatoes Update – Urban farm 2014

The new greenhouse is working brilliantly and has provided the perfect growing space for my tomato plants. They are shooting up now. Out of this year’s varieties half are the classic of all Italian plum tomatoes, the magnificent San Marzano. … Continue reading

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Two ‘Chop Looseners (!)’ For Trumpet And Brass Players…

Sometimes an exercise is necessary after the tea or lunch break to get the lips vibrating quickly again. These are as good as any: I have heard the following two exercises played by many, many players. Exercise One – The … Continue reading

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The Urban Farm 2014 – May – THE NEW GREENHOUSE !

Things are really starting to happen in my back yard at this time of year. I have prepared my vegetable bed…All seeds are sewn, sprouting and all ‘baby’ plants are hardened off and planted out. Other than weeding, taking care … Continue reading

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