Monthly Archives: July 2014

Billy Collins and a relevant poem

Yes, two posts in one day, even whilst on vacation!  This one is directly linked to today’s earlier post. Billy Collins has written a number of poems about jazz; and he also wrote this poem, about dealing with noise: http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/billy-collins/another-reason-why-i-don-t-keep-a-gun-in-the-hou/Continue reading

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Noise and Criminal Behaviour

Yes, I know I said the NC was taking a summer break.  But of course, summer is often the noisiest season we have: outdoor concerts, boats, more motorcycles out and about. And when my wife Mary sent me this link:  … Continue reading

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