December 26th, 2019

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The Day Before Boxing Day

I hope everyone had a nice day yesterday. This was my first Christmas sans my mother, but I decided to bring her ashes to Brighton so that she could have a last mince pie and glass of wine at my brother's house. By this time next year, I'm sure we'll have scattered her in the usual place...

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The rest of us had a good time, too. The weather was preternaturally fine, and the sea off Brighton beach a Mediterranean blue. Here my brother and I contemplate the westering sky.

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Tomorrow, it's back to Bristol - but let me leave you with a random question I just asked on Facebook, to (so far) no response. I know of two songs about generation ships: Neil Young's, 'After the Goldrush' and Queen's ''39' (which, unsurprisingly, was written by Brian May). Do you know of any others? Four, and we have an Only Connect music question!