Month: April 2017

The New Mown Hay

The painting is by George Clausen. From the 2017 album “As Fortune Would Have It”.

Cherry Tree Carol

The 5th or 6th of January is a discrepancy due to the changing of the calendar in September 1752 because Britain was so out of step with the rest of Europe. Great Britain switched from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar and 11 days were cut from the…

The Half-Hitch

From the 2017 album “As Fortune Would Have It” (See menu 8)

Covent Garden

From the 2017 album “As Fortune Would Have It” (See menu 8).

THE HAYMAKERS’ SONG / GOD SPEED THE PLOUGH

Nola

An immensely talented musician, Felix Arndt cut no less than 3,000 piano rolls. He composed the masterpiece, Nola, for his fiancée Nola Locke, as an engagement gift. They married, but he died in the world ‘flu epidemic of 1918, aged 29.