PlayAlonga Mama!

Tom and I play a lot together, performing those wonderful standards that just keep giving and giving. Tom teaches too, and I want to encourage Collective Joy-making through music so we thought we'd combine and get YOU involved! You up for joining in? https://youtu.be/kuZO7GL1i6c VERSION 1: This is for instrumentalists…

MicroMemoirs

True stories from life's rich tapestry. Vignettes to raise a giggle. Or an eyebrow. Quickfire word-pictures. Coz life is short, right? Select a track in the player below, then choose Listen In Browser and it should play lovely for you. Here's my email address - tell me what you think!…

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…