Poetry Aloud: Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

I recorded today a reading of a favourite poem of mine: Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll. You’ll recognise the poem from Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Poetry allowed, aloud and out loud: There are always differences between voices in tone, emphasis, and expression when a poem, or any text, is read aloud. It is quite an ordinary, unremarkable Continue reading Poetry Aloud: Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

Dining Out: Dim Sum at Canton Lane in Belmont

Happy New Year 2019! I wish you happiness and a year where your dreams take you on wild journeys to the skies and beyond-the-skies. I have always found the phrase ‘the sky is the limit’ quite targeted towards non-astronauts and not very inclusive of dreams, hopes, and ambitions that go further than the skies, of which I Continue reading Dining Out: Dim Sum at Canton Lane in Belmont

Beef Appreciation & Beef Pies: Marty’s Gourmet, Willetton and Jean Pierre Sancho, St Georges Terrace

The beef pie I had from Marty’s Gourmet was one of the best pies I’ve had this year. On second thoughts given most pies I’ve had have been the reheated frozen kind, a voice, of my subconscious in some American accent I’ve dreamt up, yells out: ‘that’s no yardstick!’ This pie was certainly better than Continue reading Beef Appreciation & Beef Pies: Marty’s Gourmet, Willetton and Jean Pierre Sancho, St Georges Terrace