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Daybook Entry – 5th March 2017


For Today 5th March. I am following a Lent Challenge from the Bible Society, which doesn’t have a prompt for Sundays (Sundays are not counted part of Lent) and so I’m doing a Daybook entry instead. Looking out my window… … Continue reading

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Joy


Lent Challenge – “Joy” Today’s Lent Challenge prompt is Joy and I thought I would share something with you that brings joy to me instead of trying to find words to describe what joy is. It is a brass band … Continue reading

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A Champion of a Day


I had a champion of a day yesterday. Actually, the day began about two weeks ago with a phone call from my son one evening that started with that familiar “Muuuuuum……?” He plays Bass Trombone with Pemberton Old Wigan Band, which … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – New Year’s Eve 2016


For Today… the last day of 2016 Outside my window… I can hear some isolated bursts of fireworks going off locally. The weather is mild to cold but not frosty yet. I am thinking… about some changes I need to … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 24th February 2016


For Today… 24th February 2016. Outside my window… it is a chilly -1 and each star is like a little chip of ice in the sky. I am thinking… about who fascinating it is to cross paths with new people. … Continue reading

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View from the PamCam – a Todmorden “Belfie”


Friday night is music night!! Well, it is in the Calderdale valley where Todmorden Brass Band rehearse. We have had a cracking night at band again tonight playing with some really lyrical and beautiful moments all evening. Here we are … Continue reading

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I’ve Got The Joy!


One of the joys of community banding such as we do at Todmorden Band is that we have a great deal of choice about what music we play at what time of the year. At this time, many – if … Continue reading

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The Joys of…


…Banding After the highs of Christmas comes the lows of clearing out the pads. Not the best job in the banding calendar but gotta be done or else we won’t have Christmas music next August. After the big clearout a … Continue reading

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Rushcart Festival


I had a lovely time yesterday playing with the Littleborough Band at the annual Rushcart Festival. Yes, that’s right, I had a lovely time PLAYING. I thoroughly enjoyed putting my musical head on for an hour or so and exercising … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 29th August


FOR TODAY Outside my window… it is dark and windy. Rain is lashing the window panes and I am listening to the gutter overflowing past my bedroom window. I am thinking… that it is a good time to be tucked … Continue reading

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