Category Archives: Word-hoard

Adiemus Revisited

Having beaten myself up for my previous ‘translation’ of Adiemus being a little high-flown, I’ve created a more down-to-earth version, albeit no less dodgy than the last. This [..]

Culture Bunker, Music, Word-hoard

Adiemus – An Imaginary Translation (with apologies to Karl Jenkins)

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.’ (Lewis [..]

Culture Bunker, Music, Word-hoard


Clutter.  We all have it, some of us more than others. I’m not just talking about that box of DVDs or (ahem) ‘vintage’ clothes that never made it [..]

Dig-it-all, Word-hoard

Unique Spelling Point

My first ‘proper’ job was at a shipping company (we’d probably say ‘logistics’ these days), and one of my responsibilities was to produce and send out a monthly [..]

Spellbound, Word-hoard