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 ©

London Tales String ©

String carol grimes September 2018 © I love to sing, I would love to fly, to wing it and sing it, please wrap it  - and tie it with string for me. String rhymes with sing and wing, I like string -  a useful thing- of many colours, textures, thickness, and weight. To hold your trousers when you have … Continue reading London Tales String ©

London Tales – Lonely, broke and Randy

I wrote this during a troubled time in the 1980s whilst living in Bethnal Green with my Son in The Grand Union Housing Co-op, London E2 https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/lonely-broke-and-randy-from-cd Lonely Broke And Randy / Grimes/Hrybowicz  CD 'Eyes Wide Open' Sitting in a Bus Shelter I hope the last one hasn't gone - the night seems so dark … Continue reading London Tales – Lonely, broke and Randy

London Tales – Mind the Gap

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

London Tales – Springtime in Whitechapel

https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/springtime-in-whitechapel Written when I lived in Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, East London Springtime in Whitechapel, © Grimes/ Marland  1979 recorded 1980  Scarred face in the moonlight - wind blows with a hard bite Darkness falls just another night. Out I crawl am I feeling right? Don’t know why I hide away - I can’t seem, can’t … Continue reading London Tales – Springtime in Whitechapel