The Personal Musings Of Oliver White

A wise man fills his brain before emptying his mouth.
African Proverb

Zeila Music Ltd

It’s not often I come across this name, but while looking at cellos, Google threw this at me. If you’re out there Zey, I had no idea you were a stringed/bowed instrument aficionado.

Wednesday Addams Cello

Monday’s child is fair of face. Tuesday’s child is full of grace. Wednesday’s child is full of woe. Thursday’s child has far to go. Friday’s child is loving and giving. Saturday’s child works hard for his living. And the child that is born on the…

Wednesday’s Child Is Full Of Woe

I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man than the thoughtless approval of the masses. Johannes Kepler

Saved By The Bell

When I wake up in the morning, And the alarm gives out a warning, And I don’t think I’ll ever make it on time. By the time I grab my books, And I give myself a look, I’m at the corner just in time to…

Saved By The Bell

The fact is that no species has ever had such wholesale control over everything on Earth, living or dead, as we now have. That lays upon us, whether we like it or not, an awesome responsibility. In our hands now lies not only our own future, but that of all other living creatures with whom we share the earth. David Attenborough

Grief is the price we pay for love. Queen Elizabeth II

HMRC Letter

About six months ago I received a letter in the post, the kind of letter that doesn’t necessarily fill me with dread, but one that certainly makes me sigh and feel a bit hesitant about opening. An A5 brown envelope, addressed to my full name…

One Pound & Eighty Pence