I want to be happy, But I won’t be happy, Till I make you happy, too

Today's Friday Food for Thought comes from the song I want to be happy, with lyrics by Irving Caesar and music by Vincent Yeomans, who was born on this day  in 1898. It was written in 1925 for the musical No, No, Nanette, which also features the song Tea for Two. It has been performed by, among…

Strings and things

Dear Claire, Well, that's something I never knew - that reading for just six minutes can reduce stress by 68%. We must have been so relaxed at Pembroke! And probably didn't appreciate it 🙂 In answer to your question about Oxfam, while we do have Oxfam America, they don't operate charity shops (aka thrift stores) in the…