Every two or three months we have what we call a soirée at our home. It's not as fancy as it sounds. Twenty-five or thirty of us get together and entertain each other.
Some of us sing – everything from folk and opera to pop – while some play instruments – from piano and violin to bagpipes and drums. Others read poems, tell stories or perform scenes from plays. The soirees are totally and joyfully unpredictable; we never know who 's going to show up, let alone what they are planning… Continue