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Embracing dreams – 2015

When you grow up by the sea, you spend a good deal of time looking at the horizon. You wonder what on Earth the waves might bring – and where the sea might deposit you – until one day you know you have lived between two places, the scene of arrival and the point of departure….Andrew O’Hagan



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1: 2014 was the year of Kabir Jose, my beautiful grandson who has brought all who know him an endless feast of joy and love.

2: Thanks and praises to all of you who have supported me in 2014

3: We miss you  Darren Deslandes : 1975 – 2010


2015 – I realise mornings, how I wake up is crucial to the how the days pans out so I’m  creating a short eclectic morning playlist which of course will change over time.

No woman, no cry – Bob Marley

Juicy fruit – Mtume

Beautiful boy – John Lennon

Shakara – Fela

Bali washintu – Gigi

Lovers rock – Sade

Koln concert – Keith Jarrett

Rebirth – Midival Punditz

Salsa de Noche – Gipsy Kings

Changes – Jimmy Hendrix

In dis a time – Itals

India’s song – India Arie

Cow song – Max Lasser

Lets get it on – Marvin Gaye

Lets go crazy – Prince