Little Miss Manager

I've just woken up in Paddington Station after a whirlwind tour with two bluesmen. That sounds weird, I know. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Robin Henkel & Ric Lee, headlining the Plymouth Blues Society gig this week"][/caption] The good news is that its 'good tired'. Together, we had a musical riot…

Tokus-poem: Inappropriate Aunty

Lines written after Christmas visits to various members of my friends-family.   Like this? Like me at www.facebook.com/mamatokus or follow me @MamaTokus   INAPPROPRIATE AUNTY   I'm your Inappropriate Aunty The sister your mum never had When I arrive I kiss too hard Rub up against your dad I call…

Tokus-poem: The Caffeine Age

The Apercalypse is coming (geddit?), thanks to all us coffee addicts...read on for my latest poem, inspired by research by Plymouth's Marine Lab on the caffeination of our oceans. Like this? Like me at www.facebook.com/mamatokus or follow me @MamaTokus   The Caffeine Age It's the '30s and prohibition is in…

Mama Tokus USA tour journal: 2 – Amongst friends

[caption id="attachment_647" align="alignright" width="240" caption="TV wagon"][/caption] We have been given heroes' welcomes on our arrival in California: ticker-taped American bear-hugs worthy of any in Yosemite. And they hardly know us.   We've been welcomed into the highly-toned belly of a Californian woman's home. Sista Judy, the Bayou Brothers' rub-board player (the Bez…
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