Saturday, December 08, 2018

A Perseverance of Squirrels

Forget Bruce's spider - it's squirrels novelists should look to when needing to be reminded that, no matter how awkwardly a book may be behaving, perseverance is our motto -






Sometimes I wish there were two of me.




Oh well.  Gnawing on ...

Saturday, December 01, 2018

Scottish Jazz

Watching the 2018 BBC Young Musician Jazz Final I was beguiled by Fergus McCreadie.  You can watch the whole competition here.  And below is a track from his album "Turas". 


As one of the judges said, "I heard a very humble spirit and that is one of those ingredients with this music that goes to that other level ... and I applaud him mightily."

Spoilers: He didn't win but in my mind, he should have.