Two of the musicians taking part will be my old friends, Geoff and Annette Mules, who are self-taught, starting with sessions on the old Donkey Beach in the mid-1970s, when we would foregather
there for a midnight barbecue, just beyond where the Cardiff Bay Barrage is now.
Pat used to sometimes foregather
with Professor Burns and other students at the Blue Moon Tavern near the U-District.
In the ancient days it was populated, an island within an island, so to say, since there are great cliffs on all sides of it; and way beyond, in the olden days, so it was said, all the islanders would foregather
at a cairtain slab of rock, above Struidh, where nobody ever goes today, to make sacrifices to their savage gods on feast-days.
United Kingdom do not, from time to time, foregather
Apart from Peter Murray's prestigious closed-entry Architecture Club, there is a livery company, several dining clubs which foregather
every second month in City livery halls and conduct slightly unhygienic rituals, proper Masonic lodges, hundreds of save this and that century's architecture societies, the private view invite lists of the multitude of architecture-related institutions and museums, groups of likeminded people which meet informally and occasionally give themselves a joke name (one was called the Philistine Fellowship) -- plus a lot more whose existence is either apocryphal or carefully hidden from the ears of the press.
Rather than endorsing any political cause, von Helmholtz argued, magazine editors and contributors (and indeed all artists) should see themselves as crusading martyrs who strive to preserve what is good and noble in western culture: "The enlightened man should foregather
with other enlightened men and plot for the preservation of enlightenment.