Older At my first bar-job I couldn’t understand why the old men would stand at the bar every night and order a measure of whisky with a glass of beer. I understand now. *** Family It happened quickly. These things usually do. Six leaning on a high-table, all drinking. Blood soaks through the laughter […]
Author Archive: PeachtreeGlobal
I am a writer. Originally from Tennessee, I now live in Atlanta, GA. History, travel, and international culture are my specialties. Look for my fictional stories, written as Hunter S. Jones. If you love Tudor England, check out PHOENIX RISING a story of magic, secrets, betrayal and revenge based on the last hour of Anne Boleyn's life. Now on Amazon and in a bookstore near you.
Finding inspiration from a variety of places, Courtney Tarpley is a singer/songwriter whose voice has been compared to the powerhouse styles of Celine Dion and the smooth, jazzy sound of Etta James. She fell in love with singing on stage at the age of two. Her passion for singing continued to grow by participating in […]
Vernon Fuller started out playing guitar and singing vocals with reggae and funk bands in London, playing upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club. Vernon has also played at Birmingham Jazz Festival with the Bean Machine. Since moving to the Northwest in the UK, he has played regularly in several bands; Afro Blue, Twin Frets, So What […]
Music moves us. It moves us to tears, to joyous exultations, and now, it moves us to act on the greatest challenge of our lifetime. A single guitar, built from a pine tree killed by bark beetles in Colorado, a tree like billions more dying in forests around the world becomes an instrument of change. […]
Like most things of importance, it started with a tweet. One lone tweet from Jon Meacham, or maybe it was from Jonathan Darman or Parnassus Books in Nashville. The tweet simply invited readers to the bookstore on Saturday, December 6 for a conversation with Meacham and Darman as they discussed Darman’s brilliant best selling novel, […]
Friday evening, I was part of a private art exhibition at The Millennium Gate Museum in Atlanta. Why was that so great? Well, the art on display is that of Winston Churchill. History remembers him as a great leader and one of western civilization’s most admired statesmen. Did you know he was also a […]