Joy’s poetry inspires a song to help ease lockdown blues

Listen to this heart-warming story out of lockdown in Bayside… Meet 98-year-old Joy whose poetry has inspired a new song Soiree of Roses. Lyrics: Joy Beaudette Cripps; Music: Paul Matthews; Vocals: Connie Leander.

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  • Activity equals Longevity. Great work and keep at it.

  • I first met Joy about 12 years ago when she started to learn ballroom dancing. A delightful lady full of energy and a very adventurous spirit. Nice to know she is still striving for new achievements. Well done Joy!

  • This is such an inspirational story and one of great collaboration. These are the great joys coming from this challenging time ??