For the past five years I’ve been running both a website and a blog. Silly.
The purpose of the website (born 2004) was to advertise my violin repair activities (redundant) and musical ventures.
My blog, ‘StudioBlend‘, (born 2014) was to be a common-place book for my various noodlings.
I found myself duplicating information about music on both sites. Well, d’oh! WordPress (this platform) can just as easily make a full-on website as a blog, or a combination of both. So here we are then.
My kevadams.co.uk website domain now points blogwards.
A rip-roaring tale of the sea recently re-discovered …
Two things happened back in January. The first was that Murphy (inventor, propagator and sole agent of the universal Sod’s LawTM) booked his annual week’s holiday for the beginning of July. Secondly, Kevin Alder, the sailing sweep, came to sweep my chimney, saw my Thames barge paintings and ended up organising a sailing trip for us.
A song dedicated to the beautiful North Norfolk coast and to bird watchers everywhere. Ruth and I knocked this up one holiday. The inspiration was the sight of a horse staring over the fence as we drove along; he was obviously counting the cars on the North Norfolk coast road. With apologies to Paul Simon.
Question: Who led the pedants’ revolt?
Answer: Which Tyler.
I am pedantic about the use and misuse of the English language. I know it, and laugh at myself for it, because I also know that concerns about a lowering of standards in both the written and the spoken word have been voiced ‘since time immoral’. ‘Twas ever thus. Continue reading →