FOLK SESSION – Howard Arms -
The theme of ‘schooldays’ was a challenging one, when we met on 21st May, but the Brampton folk session always rises to a challenge! Welcome to newcomers Ian from Moffat and Mick from Newcastle, and welcome back to Cath and Geoff.
The most cunning connection to the theme was certainly Sally’s -
School evoked some pretty mixed reactions: Flowers are red (Angus) and Among the
Gorse (Gerda) described the stunting and controlling effects of formal education;
on the other hand, Ian’s The L&N don’t stop here any more recommended school as a
way to escape life down the pit. Phil’s autobiographical Schooldays recalled a none-
The music of schoolroom and playground was well-
Of course, the aim of school is learning, and just to prove that we did all learn
something, we heard about: Maths (Standard deviation – Sam); Chemistry (The Elements-
We next meet on Tuesday 18th June at 8.30pm in The Howard Arms, Brampton. The theme will be ‘landscapes’ (hills, valleys, coasts, cliffs, lakes, moors….) ALL WELCOME!