Arriving in Style at Cottisford!
Hello every-one these last few days I’ve been making the most of a few down days to catch up with all my odd jobs including the most boring one in the whole world namely my accounts! After such a busy Spring I wasn’t able to get my accounts into my accountant before my Normandy tour but after devoting last Saturday to the task I was able to catch up and get my accounts delivered to my accountant today. Hurrah! It’s a good job done and a great weight off my mind, knowing I’ll have less to do come January!
August and September’s schedule is going to be a
All Set & Ready to Sing!
busy one and I want to make the most of my time at home before I take to the road again. I say time at home despite the fact I’ve been out performing at Garden parties more days than not. I’ve also had the pleasure of working with photographer Harry of H 100 Event Photography and I have another shoot scheduled with him in Northampton on Friday.
If you caught my last blog you will know Harry worked with me on a 1970s shoot last week. I haven’t seen the photos yet but as I’m expanding my repertoire into the 1970s it’s important I have the right images to complement my music. In September I will be with Iain my web-designer working on a new page for my web-site and I’m planning on using some of Harry’s photos for the page. Another of my Autumn tasks is to expand my sound cloud profile so I will be back in the recording studio in a couple of weeks time with Richard recording some new sound bites.
1960s with a Latin Twist!
It’s important to have a good Google footprint when it comes to web-sites as Google prioritizes on content. Some of you may have noticed I launched another video this week, “Hands Knees and Boomps a Daisy”. So if you haven’t seen it yet do click onto my You Tube button and you can watch it there!
I’m always planning ahead and next April Paul and I will be back out in Italy performing for Graffignana’s 1940s event. We are also looking ahead to D-Day and having the right look is essential. Today I was thrilled to take receipt of a Lilli Ann suit I had bought on line and which had
come to me all the way from Australia. If you know your vintage labels you will know just how collectable and desirable Lilli Ann is. Navy blue with wide shoulders and mother of pearl buttons this suit will be ideal for my European tours and I can’t wait to wear it.
Last Sunday I had the pleasure of performing in the charming village of Cottisford for a private party at The Parish Clerks House. Many guests arrived in their vintage vehicles and despite the change in the weather a jolly good time was had by all. I had been engaged to sing a selection of songs from WW1 through to the 1970s which went down really well with the guests. I’ve become something of a regular visitor to the Cottisford Annual Bash as all the proceeds go to Friends of Collisford Church and with David and Anna being such good hosts the event is always well attended.
A Great Afternoon!
This week I’ve been performing a mixture of “A Song for Summer” shows and “The Swing 50s and 60s”. Last Wednesday I was asked to mix in a Latin theme to my 60s show and on Thursday it’s back to the 40s with “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree”.
This weekend I will be back in the office as I have an article to write and I need to do a bit of research before I start typing.
That’s all my news for now. keep Watching and Toodle Pip! 😉
Looking Stylish at Cottisford!