This is one I wrote for myself some seven years ago; and I’ve just got the itch to let you share the treat. 😈 🐻 i
One of the advantages of advanced and advancing years; I refuse to use the “O” word is that one seems to require much less sleep. Well in my case at least that’s true. Most nights I suppose I get 5 hours if I’m lucky (that sounds like a contradiction if ever I’ve heard one).
I usually awaken an hour or so before dawn and lying in bed with the old grey matter working feverishly; a million and one ideas storming through, trying to decide what’s worth recording and then when I do get up all the thoughts start to slip away; much like Eurydice slipping back into “Hades Hall” when Orpheus turns to look at her, Don’t you just love Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld? There’s one violin part that is sublime!
Anyway I’m digressing as usual as this is supposed to be about Spike.
Many years ago now, it…
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