Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Singing for the Soul

The last week or so I haven't been feeling myself at all. I know we all get difficult times, but it's not like me to feel exhausted all the time, and lacking in inspiration, in belief in myself.

So I very nearly didn't go on our singing boat trip to St Makes last night. But I'm so glad I did. We all took a bowl of food, cutlery and a plate/bowl and met on Prince of Wales Pier at 6.45pm. Then we boarded the boat and set off for St Mawes, via Gylly and Maenporth beaches, cruising along the coast while we laid food on a big table for all to share.

As it was a beautiful evening, some of us sat on deck in the sunshine and ate up there, dodging low flying hungry seagulls and chatting in the sunshine.

Then at 8pm we arrived in St Mawes and took up our station outside the St Mawes hotel where we sang for an hour.

At 9pm we headed back to the boat and sang our way back to Falmouth, finishing the last of the food and enjoying drinks from the bar.
It was a really special experience to sail past the docks while it grew dark, singing our hearts out.
And I went to bed feeling well sung and grateful to have such amazing singing friends, and to be able to have a night out like this in such a beautiful part of the world. It has restored my faith.


ADDY said...

I think sometimes it is worth pushing yourself to do something when you don't feel like it, as chances are you will have a fantastic time after all. I've got one of those occasions coming up tomorrow!

Flowerpot said...

Addy - you're so right. Hope you enjoy your occasion!

Sally said...

So glad you found the evening restorative. It really was delightful wasn't it? Hope to see you tomorrow for another good sing.xx πŸ™‚πŸŽΆπŸ™‚πŸŽΆπŸ™‚πŸŽΆ

Flowerpot said...

Sally - it's wonderful, isn't it? XXXX

Kim @ Him, Him Me said...

Glad that you made yourself get out and sing. Music, good friends and food, are almost guaranteed to lift the soul, aren't they?

Just one question - are there any other sort of seagulls, besides hungry ones? I've yet to meet a seagull who's not hungry. LOL

Flowerpot said...

Kim - you\re quite right. All seagulls are hungry. Always!