Monthly Archives: May 2016

Gunfire and Lightning

In mid December, 1999, Sheila Earle & Amanda Raw, musicians both, set off for Windhoek, Namibia, on a mission to have Amanda’s cello repaired. Herr von Zagen (Mr Once Again) had been a WWII POW held in, then, South-West Africa. … Continue reading

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Scattering the Ashes

Our friend Sheilagh Riggs had passed away 21 Sept. 1998, as previously mentioned. On a Sunday early in July 1999, I was working upstairs on the floorboards of our new home when, unexpectedly, Bernadette Lindstrom, friend to both us and, especially, … Continue reading

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