I have had in the attic for the past 10 or so years a painting by Dad and a couple of framed papyrus which belonged to Mum & Dad from his time in Cairo. We are having a big clearout to make way for som home improvements and wanted to know if anyone wanted these before I take them to the charity
pealing.com is now using SSL - just like your internet banking does.
This means that your information can't be sniffed between the server and your computer.
This is recommended in modern times for all websites, but as we all have passwords we enter for pealing.com, then quite important.
Yes it is latin, a language as dead as dead can be, it killed the ancient Romans and now it's killing me.
However I cannot change the title of this peice which I had not heard and did not know anything about until it became part of my homework. It occured to me that Nicky might be familiar with it. It is a eucharistic hymn used in RC churches. I recorded it in Greenfield Baptist Church using my Nexus 5 and an app called Recforge 2
John Coltrane, a revolutionary jazz saxophonist wrote a ballad for his wife. His version last 5 mins and has a long improvisation in it. I have not learnt how to improvise around the chord changes so here is my version of the start and the end.
Here is a link to my current party piece. Moonglow from Jazzing About by Pam Wedgewood..
Here is a link to my latest recording, It is a madrigal written for lute in 1604 by Thomas Greaves who was a musician in the employ of Sir Henry Pierrepoint who was the MP for Nottingham.
I am not very happy with the tone I accheived in this but the main object was to learn to play in time with he backing track.
Douglas and I had a great three days in Naseby (look on Google Maps) at the South Island Orienteering Champs.
It came as a bit of a shock to us. The difficulty was several steps up from what we'ld been doing. We were out of our depth a bit, but had great fun and learned loads.
I spent Wednesday and Thursday last being assessed for BCU 4* leader award, It was taxing physically and mentally, but I passed. This is a British award with the emphasis on leadership, it is aimed at making sure people have sufficient personal skills and leadership skills to lead sea kayaking in sea state 4, i.e. 15 - 20 knots wind, waves of 1.5 metres & 2 knots of current.