Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nigel reads Chapter 13 of HARD WATER



In Mr. Ross’ absence, Douglas Daye hands over the reading of Chapter 13, from Part II of Alabaster Dreams, of the novel, HARD WATER, to his sound man, Mr. Nigel Louis Stevenson. Soundtrack provided by the Benny Goodman orchestra.

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Nigel’s poem, recap of Part 1, Chapter 12, “Amber”



Douglas plans dinner at The Bryn Du, Nigel reads “When We Get Our Place In The Country”, Douglas explains how fertilizer/chemical companies have bamboozled us, Al Krautter’s 12 Steps to Natural Gardening, Ross reads Chapter 12, the first chapter of Part 2; “Alabaster Dreams”, and “Amber” by Climbing Trees.

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Chapter 11 of HARD WATER, “Ahab” by Climbing Trees



Douglas interviews Mr. Ross, who then reads Chapter 11 of HARD WATER on location in north eastern Pennsylvania; the song “Ahab” by the Welsh band, Climbing Trees, finishes off Part 1, “Blooms and Blessings”.

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Climbing Trees, Nigel’s poem, Chapter 10 of HARD WATER



“River Home” by Climbing Trees, live from Colenso’s house, “The Pigeons in the Park” by Nigel, Chapter 10 of HARD WATER read by Mr. Ross.

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Douglas dreams, “Coda” by Climbing Trees, Ross reads Chapters 8 and 9 of HARD WATER



Nigel awakens Douglas from a dream in which he hears the sizzling sounds of the saxophone, snatches of the song “Coda” by the Welsh band, Climbing Trees, releases his past from the grips of his therapist, and is contacted by an auld Oxford acquaintance. Then Mr. Ross reads chapters 8 and 9 of HARD WATER.

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