Shit happens in the real world

'I was confronted by a man with a semi-automatic handgun. I came out with only a knot on my head and frayed nerves. Yes, I am shaking. Yes, I am going through periods of uncontrollable crying. I was just held up at gun point. That is a first.'

One of the more sobering posts I read over the holiday was an account by fellow blogger and flautist Jennifer of being mugged at gun point, from which the extract above was taken.

Report broken links, missing images and other errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk
Image credit - Handgun, oil pastel on paper by Matthew Kay from Saskatchewan, Canada. There is some interesting art on his website,
worth a visit.
Image owners - if you do not want your picture used in this article please contact me and it will be removed. If bandwidth is a problem with your permission I will host your image.
If you enjoyed this post take An Overgrown Path to Moments that take our breath away .....


Recent popular posts

A tale of two new audiences

Does it have integrity and relevance?

Is classical music obsessed by existential angst?

The Berlin Philharmonic's darkest hour

Will this attract young audiences? - discuss

New music for old instruments

Why new audiences are deaf to classical music

Master musician who experienced the pain of genius

Nada Brahma - Sound is God

Wagner, Mahler and Shostakovich all sound like film music