"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Posts tagged “Brass

Come Blow Your Horn!

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I chance upon another festival.

This time the celebration is Hindu, with a full contingent of brass players.

Their lungs are strong,

Their embouchure, impressive!

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Or possibly…


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Getting Down To Brass Tacks

This morning was spent at our local brass emporium.

Some small but perfect objet d’arte is needed as the final touch to a guest bedroom.

Sadly, I could not persuade myself that this satisfied the list of requirements.

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“Brass bands are all very well in their place – outdoors and several miles away.” Sir Thomas Beecham

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