Monthly Archives: March 2012

Didim ‘Springs’ to Life

Oh My God !  The short, cold, damp winter here in Didim has suddenly come to an end.  And along with the blossom on the fruit trees, the sudden burst of colourful wild flowers along the roadside, and the influx of … Continue reading

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Giving Eurovision ‘The Hump’

It’s been a long dry period for the UK in Eurovision, with ‘Love Shine A Light’, performed by Katrina And The Waves, bringing home glory in 1997 with victory in Dublin.  Since then the UK has had some of it’s … Continue reading

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Do I get nervous ?

Well yes a little – and I have to admit that as it is 4 months since my last gig, not only am I nervous about the 15 new songs in my set for tomorrow night’s Mother’s Day gig at … Continue reading

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Buy your tickets now….

….for the fabulous new play Someone Like You, performed by the amdram group the DTs (supposedly Didim Thespian’s, but has morphed into several other, probably more accurate, titles hehe). The play however is a serious attempt by this group of … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy !!

Well what a busy, crazy day it’s been.  Phew! I drove Glen absolutely mad this morning as he had to listen to my broken vocals as I hummed, squacked, muttered and blasphemed my way through my song list for Sunday – me singing along to my … Continue reading

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Someone Like You

On April 5th a group of local ‘thespians’ will be performing a brand new musical play written and directed by Kym Ciftci – and all for the local Çocuklar Aglamasın charity.  The play contains music, dance, comedy and a moving … Continue reading

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Countdown to first gig…

Well it’s less than a week now until my Mother’s day gig at Lush bar in Altinkum, and for all those who haven’t done so already please contact the bar and book your table.  Whether you want to treat your … Continue reading

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Come on Engelbert

I am gobsmacked, yet absolutely delighted, that this year’s UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest will be sung by the legendary Engelbert Humperdinck. Engelbert was my Mum’s favourite and he is an international superstar. Born Arnold George Dorsey in … Continue reading

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Promoting my 2012 Gigs

I popped into two of my new venues for the 2012 season and was delighted to see my new promotional flyers displayed under the glass-topped tables. With my new branded ‘Andrew sings….’ Facebook Page, Blog, Business Cards, Flyers and Venue … Continue reading

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Loving the DTs……

…..Well, I didn’t actually like the ones I had on Tuesday after Monday night on the beers and the sambucas.  But earlier tonight the company of the DTs (Didim Thespians) was definitely a much more pleasant experience.   Well apart from the ‘stags’ … Continue reading

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