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So that was: write the lyric, post the lyric. Find the tune, record the rough, post the rough. Wake up the next morning to find the Youtube as a gift from a dear friend, post that... and scoot off to achieve first airplay on BBC Radio Wilts. Well, THAT was fun! 'The Steps of St Paul's' has clearly gone a long way and been read, seen and heard by very many people. I'm tremendously grateful to all of you who've helped link, share and forward it. Thank you!

It's all quietened down a bit now, for me - though I'm still sending off links to places, and you're all cordially invited to do the same. The vicar of St Johns at Bethnal Green was on Radio 4 this morning suggesting, iirc, that St Paul's open itself up and run a huge night kitchen and shelter and let the protesters inside as it gets colder. I cheered at that. Maybe I'll send it to him?

I let the songs go where they will and never know who will get in touch with me as a result; now I crack on with the next set of jobs, musically, which right now means organising logistics for this year's remaining gigs and firming up the bookings for next year, and more pitches to folk festivals and clubs, literary festivals, and moots...

Oh, and yesterday we finished recording the last material for 'Queen of Spindles' - we're into the mastering stages now. VERY glad about that. Which begs the question, what to work on in my regular Tuesday session tonight?

Well, that's going to be 'start the next album'  then, isn't it?
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On November 1st, 2011 09:36 am (UTC), kai_kay commented:
Well done.
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On November 1st, 2011 10:19 am (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
:-) Thank you...
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On November 1st, 2011 09:57 am (UTC), rinioth commented:
Will 'Queen of Spindles' be ready for release at the Filk Con?
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On November 1st, 2011 10:20 am (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
Not setting a date yet... but hoping.
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On November 1st, 2011 12:32 pm (UTC), keristor commented:
Oh, well suggested that vicar! Thanks for giving him a shout-out. Yes, I'd send it to him (I'd send it to all of them, actually, but that's a bit spammy). And glad that it's gone off-net as well.

Looking forward to the new CD. Waiting is...
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On November 2nd, 2011 09:57 am (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
Cheers! :-) And I did send it to that vicar. Of course, events are moving rapidly on now...
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On November 2nd, 2011 10:08 am (UTC), keristor replied:
Yes, indeed. Rather fun, I think, they way people are taking the protesters' side, especially given the date next Saturday. I'm tempted to go and join them (but time is not on my side at the moment).
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On November 1st, 2011 03:27 pm (UTC), bohemiancoast commented:
I would definitely get in contact with that vicar.

Meanwhile, St Paul's has had a change of heart. You may well have been part of that!
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On November 2nd, 2011 09:58 am (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
I'd love to think so! Email duly sent to Revd Alan Green.
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On November 1st, 2011 03:57 pm (UTC), eintx commented:
Yay you! What a lot of things you've managed to do ... and good ones, too!
I'm looking forward for the new cd(s).
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On November 2nd, 2011 09:58 am (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
Thanks! Me too - it's all coming together now.
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