Songs of Mom: Part I

My Mom’s Many Songbooks Spun by Jocelyn Teri So today I’d like to make the humble offering of a little song list to one and all… They’re the songs that never fail to make me think of my mom, Janet Frances Fryer. Once quite the muso herself at Folk Club, or so I’ve heard… (And, […]

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It’s Great When We’re Together (or, A Musical Manifesto)

Okay, so it’s time to announce a new category… Musical Manifesto! Hello and welcome, my usual delights and newcomers alike! This post is by yours truly, the one and only Jocelyn Teri (or Magic Johnson in closer circles… and I think by now most of us are all there on that same page!). So a […]

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The Gift of a Beautiful Life: A Love Story

Many moons ago, when I was but a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed university student, I was faced with the case of Virginia Woolf. In preparation for a lecture, we were to watch The Hours for a semblance of insight into the life and times of the writer. I had read Mrs Dalloway and Orlando, and found […]

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The Joffster (a.k.a. Steven Carter)

(This piece first appeared on thesewalkingblues.com) I’ll be frank with you. Steven ‘Joff’ Carter is not just another one of those absurdly talented artists and musicians that I admire (and envy) from afar. Yes, he is of course absurdly talented. That goes without saying. But to me, he is also a friend of the highest […]

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