London Tales Carol & Sam 1960/70s The Grove Days W2 W11 W10

Throughout the 1960/70s I lived in many places, often homeless. From West Cromwell Earls Court to The Brompton Road, Worlds End Chelsea, then over to Swinbrook Road just off Goldbourne Road in North Kensington, to St. Stevens Gardens then on to All Saints Road. My years in The Grove, bar some nasty encounters with The … Continue reading London Tales Carol & Sam 1960/70s The Grove Days W2 W11 W10

London Tales – Deptford & my secret garden on the roof ©

A Slideshow & a Track, 'My little Red Top' from Cd here, see below this post for detail Extracts from The Singers Tale ©        Extracts from The Singers Tale 2005  back to 1963 and on to 2009   A suicide and the first singing in Hastings singing on Cranes and Roof-tops in Germany on The River Necker … Continue reading London Tales – Deptford & my secret garden on the roof ©

Two Interviews/ The Singers Tale Show & some reviews

Preview/Interview: The Singer's Tale London Jazz News, 13th February 2015 Link: http://www.londonjazznews.com Carol Grimes was one of the very first performers to appear at St James Studio (preview from 2012). In this new interview with Sebastian, she talked about the first outings of her new autobiographical project “The Singer's Tale,” for which she will return … Continue reading Two Interviews/ The Singers Tale Show & some reviews

My Generation 1944 –

                                              Picture Lewisham 1952    Jennifer and Carol Waving at Ya  My generation is slowly leaving, one by one by a hundred and more, the War Babies and the post-war baby boomers are … Continue reading My Generation 1944 –

The Dance

Anne Michaels from her novel Fugitive Pieces 'Important lessons: look carefully, record what you see. Find a way to make beauty necessary, find a way to make necessity beautiful. https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/the-dance The Dance Carol Grimes & Dorian Ford In homage to Mark Chagall and Anne Michaels The Dance. If I could  choose, I would live under a … Continue reading The Dance

Feeling Old and in the Way

 An extract from The Singers Tale    https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/why-dont-they-dance-cd-same-name Nothing like feeling old and in the way. Crowded high street, a gang of girls walking towards me - straddled across the pavement like an impenetrable wall of young women. Stand my ground or swerve into the gutter? They show no sign of seeing me. Closer closer. … Continue reading Feeling Old and in the Way

I believe in us – in you and me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWkO_XBJWtc I believe. Carol Grimes © I believe in us in you and me Because if I do not believe what is there? I believe in us the human race.  I must understand - who are we? Why are we? Our history, circle over circle over circle round now listen.  survival by the sword, the gun, the … Continue reading I believe in us – in you and me