I didn’t blog last week because it was possibly one of the most boring weeks to blog in history, consisting of clarinet practice and more clarinet practice leading up to a festival on Saturday where my clarinet broke in the first bar of Brahms’s 1st Clarinet Sonata. This week was much more interesting as I… Read More What I did this week, Y1W25: Voting!
So I am two weeks and three days behind with these posts so I’m just going to squash three weeks into one post. Week 13 I was at an orchestra course in Oxfordshire. The music, people, concerts, pretty much everything about it was amazing. I don’t have too many photos but here is a very… Read More What I did this week, Y1W13,14&15: Catching up
This is a subject very close to my heart as I love reading. I was pretty young when I learnt to read, maybe four? I didn’t learn by a very conventional method, I had Lucy and Tom’s Christmas by Shirley Hughes as my bedtime story every night until I knew how to read that book and it… Read More My favourite books over the years
I think that everyone has their ideal holiday. My sister wants to go shopping in New York. The mothership will go to any island that doesn’t involve an airplane. My father likes hot weather, preferably in South Africa and my brother loves skiing and walking holidays. There are a lot of places I would like to go on… Read More Top 10 Holidays
I discovered via BBC News website this morning that today is ten years since Buncefield (massive petrol/oil/diesel storage place) blew up. This might not be significant for you but we lived about five miles away across open fields at the time so we defiantly heard it. I can remember waking up to a massive bang… Read More What I did on 11 December 2015
We don’t have a TV and we never have but that doesn’t mean we don’t watch a lot of moving pictures with sound. We bought our currant computer (our first one mit DVD drive) in house no. 8 and the first day we had it we sat down to watch our first film on it. We… Read More Watching moving pictures with sound
The first time I went somewhere without an adult was with my friend in the town where we had a holiday house. We about nine and ten and were given the important task of buying loo roll which we still laugh about today. When I was about 12 I used to walk to my clarinet lesson… Read More Going Solo