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 – 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 – Interviews -The Singers Tale – a Show – Edinburgh

Busker's bottler sings the blues HERALD SCOTLAND, 19TH AUGUST 2015 Herald Scotland Carol Grimes might not include I Could Write a Book in her Edinburgh Fringe show, The Singer’s Tale. The London-born survivor of fifty years in the music business would, however, have every right to sing this Rodgers and Hart standard. Indeed, she is … Continue reading London Tales – Interviews -The Singers Tale – a Show – Edinburgh

Carol Grimes The Singers Tale a Show an Interview

Photo Kasia Rose Hrybowicz ( My Daughter ) PREVIEW/ INTERVIEW: Carol Grimes -The Singer's Tale, St James Studio, 9th and 26th Feb 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 … Continue reading Carol Grimes The Singers Tale a Show an Interview

Bombs, Missiles, Beatles and Jazz

An Extract from The Singers Tale ©  published 2017 Carol Grimes OCTOBER 1962/63. ‘Please, Please me.’ Wrote a lot about those times. The Thatcher years 1980s, same crap if not worse! xxx The Beatles. She liked it and thought that George Harrison was rather lovely. She played the Jazz records that Fred had given her, Dave … Continue reading Bombs, Missiles, Beatles and Jazz