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
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 ©
https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/mind-the-gap Mind The Gap Grimes/ Hrybowicz Written when living in Tower Hamlets East London 1979 - 1993 Annie with her shopping Bag gets mugged right on the High Street Angry Harry in his Jag 'Wheres all the decent people gone? But Harry doesn't want no trouble, Harry don't want no fuss- he quickly puts his … Continue reading London Tales – Mind the Gap
A Documentary set in Folkestone and London
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
A song from a Poem I wrote called 'Mau Mau' Track below the Poem Mau Mau © Europe with your lands your beauty and your culture. Why did you rape and plunder so many lands and lives? You destroyed denied stole and erased. But spirits don't die. They cry but don’t die. When I was a … Continue reading London Against Racism 1970 – ????
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