All posts by: Starsongs


Tuesday this week saw the Tyber Trio (“The Three Tims”) performing a fine selection of J S Bach Variations in the atmospheric foyer of the newly reopened Fairfield Halls  in Croydon. The Fairfeld  Halls are rapidly re-establishing their long standing... Read More

Good Morning Croydon!

Here’s the way it is in Croydon town.... Read More


Croydon celebrates... Read More

Warhol Croydon 2017

Croydon has been riding ‘on the crest of a wave’ this September, with many events, inspired by Andy Warhol, put into reality by The Rise Gallery in St George’s Walk (ran by the amicable Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison). There are original pieces... Read More

Songs from Coussac Bonneval

In a quiet but feisty village in Limousin, France, is one of the liveliest, ‘jumpin’ venues ……..Le Madison in Coussac Bonneval. Herve, the proprietor (and entertainer!), makes sure the place leaps into action on Friday evenings during July and August,... Read More

Hey – That’s some way to say goodbye!!!

Well not exactly, it’s NOT really goodbye I’m afraid, even though I am sure that there are some  who might be glad to see the back of moi! I am actually only off for a six week adventure to the... Read More

Forces Support arrives in Croydon

A new charity shop opened today on the site in Croydon High Street which was formerly occupied for more than fifty years by Millets,  which was originally an Army surplus store. It is highly appropriate therefore that the new occupants... Read More

Celebrated Folk from Croydon. 1 – Sue Perkins

Well, this is the first edition of what I anticipate will be an “irregular” series of blogs highlighting the many talented and noteworthy individuals who either live in, were born/brought up in/or adopted our amazing (and constantly evolving) town CROYDON.... Read More


Did you know that here are approximately 38,000 known species of spiders and that Scientists believe there are an equal number to this yet to be discovered? That spiders are found on every continent with the exception Antarctica? An estimated... Read More

The Leading Man!

I recently (and most respectfully) suggested that Dame Judi Dench refer/defer!!! to her “Chap” as her “Hero”, since she really does not feel that she relates to terms such as “My partner” or “My better half” – and I can... Read More