Skip to main content

Beautiful Film

After my mention of 'Banjo Man', our eldest sent a link to a film about him.

Here's the link: Sal's Blog

Do check it out, it's lovely, happy, but also a bit sad & it made us cry!

I was wrong - he actually plays a mandola, not a mandolin...

Will do a better blog tomorrow... We've had an incredibly lazy day, stayed in bed until 2.30pm, have sore throats from talking for over 5 hours non-stop without food & drink & are ridiculously disorganised!

We just get worse...

Kay :)

Comments

pattypan.2 said…
Thank you for that. It was beautiful. A lovely portrayal of a local character. But sad too.

Glad you have had a lazy day/weekend helps recharge the batteries.

Take care

Pattypan

xx
Anonymous said…
Your day sounds wonderful.
I'm not sure I know the difference between a mandola and a mandolin!

Popular posts from this blog

Top Of The World

It's my lovely wife's 45th birthday today and it's great to see her having such a nice time.  We had a bit of a lie-in, then Kay said that she'd like to go to the new Eden Project Cafe in St.Austell for breakfast. The food didn't disappoint (see photos). 


Good portions of quality nosh prepared with love and a flair for presentation. Rival cafes, take note: This is how it's done. Having dined there recently, we were aware of their "Book Swap" area.  Choose a book from home you wish to donate, write a brief piece in the inside cover and put it in the Swap Section. Then, if there's a book you fancy, take it home. Kay donated her favourite book "The Complete SAS Guide to Interrogation Techniques". I made that up. She actually donated the wonderful book "The Tibetan Book Of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche, only because the last page is missing. Just joking. It was in pristine condition . I suggested selling it at a car boot sale i…

Rural Life

We live in a small hamlet of 14 households - all on one lane, but spread out & mainly detached, apart from the 3 barn conversions across from us. There have been a number of changes in the six years we have lived here, people moving in & out, houses renovated & extended, but for us - the worst thing is that the last few newcomers are city people. They have all spent thousands of pounds modernising their homes & turning them into fortresses. Fences & gates have been erected, security lights & alarms fitted...
I suppose most folks will think that they are being sensible, but it's changing the way our little place looks & feels & to me it seems that these modern extras will invite unwanted attention - it suggests there's something worth taking.What was once a simple, quaint little hamlet is fast becoming yet another exclusive part of rural Cornwall.  Only 3 of the 14 households are Cornish & they are all related, the rest (apart from us) are well …

Lights Out!

Just 4 weeks to go until this year's Earth Hour.
Here's the link to join in: Sign Up For Earth Hour.
We'll have friends staying, so a candlelit meal will definitely be on the cards...

What do you have planned?
Kay & Sime xx