|England expects ...|
One contemporary (French!) artist with a vivid imagination later speculated that Nelson was beatified ...
|The Apotheosis of Lord Nelson;Scott Pierre Nicolas Legrand,circa 1818.|
If that's what having your body preserved in a cask of brandy does for you
... bring it on!
Others made up songs about him ...
Molly came in early to deliver a gift for Roger ...
|"... for services rendered," explained Molly.|
There was an encouraging turn-out of 24 enthusiastic human beings.
"Who's in charge?" people kept asking.
"I don't know," replied Dogsbody in some embarrassment.
Musicians were impatient to strut their stuff so, belatedly, (at 20.32 hours of the clock,) Dogsbody reluctantly occupied the seat of authority.
For 'director' read 'incompetent facilitator'.
His reluctance rapidly diminished as music of supreme quality was shared.
Sylvia played her dulcimer ...
Image deleted at request of the performer.
(Something to do with modesty.)
|... and he played it rather well.|
Les celebrated the 80th birthday of this folk(?) legend ...
|Glory, Glory ...Elvis lives!|
We welcomed John, new to our gathering, who possibly found us by unfortunate accident.
He delivered an instructive astronomy lesson ...
Lucy, accompanied by Roger and Mick, gave a most engaging and melodic account of a Scottish queen's tragic demise ...
Here's Sandy Denny with Fairport ...
... and Lucy et al done it better!
Mave brought words of comfort from a 14/15th C. mystic ...
|All shall be well,|
And all shall be well,
And all manner of thing shall be well.
We all had homes to go to.
Courtesy of Roger, we departed before the wrong side of midnight.
Please remember this:
We will not be able to meet next Friday, 16th.
Thereafter our tenancy of the Guide Hall on Friday evenings is assured for the foreseeable future.