The benefits of listening on repeat

At various times throughout this year I've become obsessed with a particular song or artist or album and listened to it on repeat. My Spotify 2020 stats reflect this, with my number one most listened to song for 2020 being Song of the Volga Boatmen. I think there were only a few days earlier this… Continue reading The benefits of listening on repeat

The heatwave breaks

After so many days of breathless heat, rainfall sounds like music. The first drops like strings introducing the melody, then the full orchestra joins as the rain becomes a downpour, with thunder like timpani rolling wildly overhead. And when the performance ends the dripping and trickling sounds like applause and the footsteps of an audience… Continue reading The heatwave breaks

26.20 – the middle of the year

We are crossing the midway point of the year - the longest day has been and gone. It's strange to think the days are getting shorter, especially when the evenings still feel so long, and the hot weather of the past week means the nights also feel long. This week's exercise: Walking Yes, we're back… Continue reading 26.20 – the middle of the year