Jools Holland & His Orchestra at Portsmouth Guildhall


Or rather Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra to give the correct name. On Saturday 21st December Jools and the team took Portsmouth by storm. The review by Portsmouth News writer Rachel Jones does not convey the excitement, the energy and the sheer power of the show. “A fanfare of trumpets heralded the… Continue reading Jools Holland & His Orchestra at Portsmouth Guildhall

Michael Schumacher


44 year old Michael Schumacher, multiple Formula 1 World Champion, is in a critical condition after suffering a severe head injury in a fall while skiing at a French resort yesterday. I am hoping for a positive outcome and my thoughts are with his family at this time. http://news.sky.com/story/1188296/schumacher-fighting-for-his-life-say-doctors

How The Wind Does Howl


Currently experiencing our third bout of heavy wind and rains in as many weeks. The BBC show a forecast for wind speeds of around 20 mph but I am guessing, judging on the¬†Beaufort Wind Force Scale descriptions, that it is quite a bit higher. I am glad that I don’t have to venture outside today.… Continue reading How The Wind Does Howl