I had the joy of attending a fabulous afternoon of music at our local Upper Hunter Regional Conservatorium of Music. I live in rural NSW, so our town is not large, but the music was. It was a great program, and I found myself reflecting on how much music means, and how it connects us … Continue reading Music Makes the Soul Sing
I think that recently, nearly all of my widely scattered blog posts have been about being busy, and as I sit here, cat parked upon me, I'm contemplating just how many evenings I'll have at home this week. That would be...one... And of course I have a new book coming out this year. That does … Continue reading New Book Coming This Year! And Other Stuff.
It's been a while since I posted. For two weeks my husband and I travelled around Tasmania, and then, when we returned home, a good friend of ours passed away unexpectedly. What is it about music that strikes so deeply into our souls? Our friend was a musician, who taught and nurtured piano players. … Continue reading Singing Her Home
I'm really looking forward to seeing the new Star Wars Movie. I was twelve when the first Star Wars movie was released. I remember going to the theatre with my brother, who was seven at the time, and being astounded by the special effects, and the sheer hugeness of what I was seeing on the … Continue reading The New Star Wars Movie
I'm an amateur musician in my spare time. (Some would say very amateur!) I love to sing, and occasionally play the flute. Most of the family is musical, and as I was driving our youngest back to uni this afternoon, we talked about the love of music. Not in a lot of words, but in … Continue reading The Wonderful World of Music
What is it that makes us feel good? I've spent the early part of the day delivering our son (drummer) to the Upper Hunter Wine and Food Affair, strolling around briefly, sipping on a latte, and listening to a bit of big band music, performed by the Muswellbrook Shire Concert and Jazz Band. It's a … Continue reading Music, Wine and Food