Nervy Nora – one from my collection of alter – heads, a pernickety persona.©

Nervy Nora. Photo above Kasia Rose Hrybowicz https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/life-is-dangerous-from-alive-at-ronnie-scotts? Nervy Nora has been around for a very long time. My early memories are of nervous tensions and its inherent manifestations in my persona. Stuttering and twitching, lacking in energy, courage, and conviction. No belief in my abilities. A need for support and my difficulties in asking for … Continue reading Nervy Nora – one from my collection of alter – heads, a pernickety persona.©

London Tales – Dick & the Fireman Crystal Palace Bowl 1976

In red below one of the little boys is indeed John's Son and the other beside me is my son, Sam Smart. I found this article in a Box, so old! it is almost sepia, from the early days of the Camera! In fact, the hot summer of 1976. So many of those friends now … Continue reading London Tales – Dick & the Fireman Crystal Palace Bowl 1976

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 cutting … Continue reading My Generation 1944 –

London Tales Songs with dance in my heart at the time of writing… in Bethnal Green London E2

Alexandria Dance https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/alexandria-dance-from-vd-eyes-wide-open?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=email ALEXANDRIA DANCE  Grimes & Hrybowicz I lie, hearing sounds in the night. I’m crying. I heard a shot. It was my heart breaking. The white walls cracking surround me. I feel the heat on my skin and body is aching for you. Alexandria dance. Alexandria dance for me.  I see the stars hanging … Continue reading London Tales Songs with dance in my heart at the time of writing… in Bethnal Green London E2