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  • Paul communicates with his muse... or perhaps he's dropped off... width:320;;height:480
  • Ted Dowse, the Bard himself, started off the evening with the last song.... width:640;;height:426
  • ... and finished off with the first song... well, it seemed to make sense to Ted. width:640;;height:426
  • The guitar is abandoned for a Harvey Andrews song "....Again" width:320;;height:480
  • Paul allows the guitar to get back into the action. width:640;;height:426
  • Bob Kirkpatrick, who'd already had one of songs performed tonight by Paul, gave us a few more of his gems.... width:320;;height:480
  • .... and inveigled the audience to join in the choruses, with surprising success. width:640;;height:426
  • Inspiration cascades down again.... width:320;;height:480
  • ... and even a spot of perspiration.... Actually, he was smiling most of the evening, but became serious every time Jolly raised his camera! width:640;;height:426
  • ... and at last he is persuaded by loud cheers from the audience to bring out the five string banjo to finish up with "The Real Old Style" width:640;;height:426
  • Competition: (Nothing to do with Paul Downes)  Our bantam hen called Blackie with her 4 cleverly camouflaged 3 week old chicks.... can you spot them? width:640;;height:480
  • .... Now you can see them !! width:640;;height:480
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