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#17536 Cyrilla

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 21:12

Having the cockles of my heart warmed by some very warm and caring colleagues and friends.  It's what I needed after yesterday and they knew it.

 

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#17537 Bella-drum

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 17:39

Exploring mid Wales on a very nice weather day :)


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#17538 UnnaturalHarmonics

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 18:26

Flawless first-time lip trills twice! And there were only the two in the piece, so I make that a 100% success record :D
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#17539 fsharpminor

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 18:31

Really an anticipation of tomorrow when we have a family gathering here of 14, including 4  4yrs and under, and the first time I will meet my great nephew Sam (2 months old) the first baby boy in my wider family since his Dad in 1984  (there have been 4 girls). I do not know if my Dad (94) will feel like a 2 hr drive from Yorkshire though, probably not.  . We normally do this Easter Monday but it was Sams due date (though he arrived a few days early), as well as eldest grandchilds 4th birthday.   Will miss seeing the three Cunard liners in the Mersy though. Queen Mary has already arrived, the QE2 and Queen Victoria at about 9.30am


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#17540 corenfa

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 18:58

Flawless first-time lip trills twice! And there were only the two in the piece, so I make that a 100% success record :D

Ooh congratulations, it's not been so long since my horning days that I don't appreciate the significance of that!
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Posted 24 May 2015 - 18:58

Flawless first-time lip trills twice! And there were only the two in the piece, so I make that a 100% success record :D

Ooh congratulations, it's not been so long since my horning days that I don't appreciate the significance of that!

Mmm, double negatives anyone?!? OK OK OK translation = I am impressed!
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#17542 lubylu

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Posted 25 May 2015 - 19:52

Practising grade 5 aural with daughter today. Not her strong point. For the first time ever she sang back the melody PERFECTLY!!!! She was a little perturbed when I jumped off the piano stool and danced around the room. Even the cat looked surprised, whether with my dancing or daughter's perfect singing, it was hard to tell
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#17543 Bella-drum

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Posted 25 May 2015 - 19:54

Another day walking in rural Wales. No rain. My family. A fantastic picnic with great views. Red Kites.


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#17544 Tenor Viol

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Posted 25 May 2015 - 21:15

Some red kites occasionally pop over here for a jaunt - I've seen them a few times over the house - very distinctive. I think the nearest group of kites is about 40 miles from here.


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Posted 25 May 2015 - 21:32

Hearing the little girl (aged 3) who lives a few houses away playing and laughing in her garden this afternoon while I was gardening.  


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Posted 25 May 2015 - 21:40

We have red kites. Awesome!


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Posted 26 May 2015 - 10:34

We used to have red kites circling over the river but the local  slaughter house  fell under regulations that stopped it  just emptying the remains of the pigs into the river. So the kites no longer had food and disappeared for a long time. There are a few couples back now and they sometimes circle over our house.

 

I was made happy last week by the reappearance of the swallows who built a nest on the school wall last year. I clear up their droppings every week end so that no one realises they are there because I caught some children throwing stones at another nest a few years ago.


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Posted 26 May 2015 - 18:16

I love to see the swallows too, they were zooming about over the farm pond at the weekend.  Also saw a family of Goldcrests and heard but not saw a buzzard and several skylarks.  Not bad for within 20 miles of central London.  Where are the cuckoos though ?  and the buzzard has seen off the Little Owls and Barn Owls that we used to have.


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#17549 Misterioso

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Posted 26 May 2015 - 18:28

I love to see the swallows too, they were zooming about over the farm pond at the weekend.  Also saw a family of Goldcrests and heard but not saw a buzzard and several skylarks.  Not bad for within 20 miles of central London.  Where are the cuckoos though ?  and the buzzard has seen off the Little Owls and Barn Owls that we used to have.

 

The cuckoos are here!  Well....some of them!  :)


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#17550 randomsabreur

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Posted 26 May 2015 - 19:02

Actually from Sunday but managed to play with my church's worship band on Sunday without any major glitches with 1 rehearsal and having to transpose a couple of pieces more or less at sight. Glad it was the melody line so no big leaps...

Lack of prep by me was due to imminent house move needing enough rooms in new house sorted to allow stuff in. So happy from yesterday was carpets going in and looking good. Tonight I will be happy if I get to bed!
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