|Somewhere in Groningen|
Good show at Salisbury. We're getting better and more fluent as we go. Overnight on the bus to the small town of Verviers in Belgium. Roused out of bunk at 6.30 to get on the ferry. Still, we had a nice
night off in the Hotel Le Posh and I can recommend the Vieux Bourg restaurant in the town centre, which is just near this intriguing cultural juxtaposition:
Next day on to the interesting smaller town of Limbourg. We played at the Kursaal, an old ballroom/cinema/music hall that reminded me of something seen in an old black-and-white film starring Fernandel. At night in Limbourg you can often hear the howling of wolves. Apparently a local chap keeps about 30 of them. What do the neighbours think?
Off on the bus to Groningen in the north of Holland. Playing tonight at the Oosterport - a lovely venue with a generous helping of dressing rooms and friendly staff. Very nice hall - we have played here on a number of occasions. Tonight it's all seated - and all seats are occupied. Time for a vocal warm-up. Here's a footnote: