Bourbon Street (French Quarter) New Orleans

Bourbon Street (French Quarter) New Orleans

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Benachi House – our residence while in New Orleans

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Benachi House – our residence while in New Orleans

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Benachi House – thoughts of who should be sitting here too

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Benachi House – interior view

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Benachi House – her 50th birthday party preparations

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New Orleans – the Creole Queen – captained by a friend of one of our contributors , Duffy St Pierre

Jane and Denise St Pierre

Filming downtown New Orleans

Filming downtown New Orleans

Filming downtown New Orleans

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MEMPHIS TENNESSEE

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Cyril Neville on stage – Memphis

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Our good friends, Kathy Story and Bob Neimeyer at Cyril Neville concert

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Jane and Bob eye up the candy

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Postcards for Josh – this is the closest we got to Elvis. Not enough time to visit Graceland

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Beale Street – the centre of Memphis’ music scene

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Stax recording studios is far from downtown and in a poorer neighbourhood.

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The other side of the street from Stax

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Mural near the Lorraine Hotel where Dr Martin Luther King was assassinated

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Interior of the view of Dr King’s room at Lorraine Hotel, now the National Civil Rights Museum

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For over twenty years Jacqueline has been protesting outside the National Civil Rights Museum – she is campaigning so that the money spent on the museum is fed into the local community and so halt the gentrification of the area.

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Teddy bears hung on a lamppost at the spot of a gang related murder

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Teddy bears hung on a lamppost at the spot of a gang related murder

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Teddy bears hung on a lamppost at the spot of a gang related murder

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Roll of honour outside the National Civil Rights Museum