As hospitals go, the one I was in (for the third time) is rather hotel-like, but home is home, although my stays there did garner some very nice friendships (every cloud…). On my most-recent return I penned this,, and was chuffed at the kind responses.

So, a year on, I thought the Largo from Dvořák’s ‘New World’ Symphony would be appropriate, not least because the movement is sometimes referred to as ‘Going Home’, if hopefully, in my case, staying home.

Regards to friends and readers, Col.

Symphony Orchestra of India conducted by Charles Dutoit; October 2, 2015.

A boy, a bike, a hill, some bread, and a brass band Largo-ing, 1973 vintage: