This scratch and listen card arrived from Jude a day or two before the personal note from the composer (below). After reading about the context see the top right: fragments of a poem by Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elsa_von_Freytag-Loringhoven, some of the imagery and allusions begin to make perfect sense. Singing this opus is not so straightforward, but as ever, Jude has made me laugh! By the way, each scratch stamp produces a unique and remarkable sensation, akin to scraping a finger on a blackboard…. it's all just brilliant!
And although Halloween is over, there are pumpkins in the garden that need rescuing, the crows et the farmer's seed and the owl is back! Boo to you too, but there is nothing boring about this mailing! Many thanks!