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Living in a Zoom Box

I’m living in a box. An online box. I thought it would feel more claustrophobic.


Lockdown reminds me of that Coleridge poem – The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. If you haven’t read it, no need to – you’re probably living it right now.

How to Stay Sane on Tour

Being on tour with the Orchestra means I’ve circumnavigated the globe many times over as well as going down, down, up, down, up, down most parts of the UK.

Feeding Time at the Zoo

My Dad used to work with a man known to all his workmates as ‘Tired and ‘Ungry’. Apparently he’d start most sentences with ‘I’m shattered – when’s lunch?’


OK, so my kitten Sumo can’t play ukulele that well, (I mean, c’mon -she’s a kitten) but during lockdown, I’ve been cooped up with her and the rest of the family and she’s grown a bit bolder.