When hobbies fall to the wayside

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By kkmarais (Flickr: Streicher 1869 Grand Piano) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons 

Until I was in my mid-teens, I had regular piano lessons. I practiced almost daily, running through scales and arpeggios and my favourite pieces of music. But one day, I started drifting away from the piano, probably in part because I was busy with exams and focusing on getting the grades I needed for university.

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The first cuckoo

Yesterday I heard the first cuckoo of the year. Spring has well and truly arrived.

A piece of classical music by Delius: ‘On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring’.

I will be back with more posts soon. Look out for #7 of my blog challenge recipes!