Monthly Archives: May 2009

Violinists don’t wear necklaces

I saw Belshazzar’s Feast recently.  Wonderful listening – very dramatic, dynamic and with a fabulous ending!  Conductor Ashkenazy was very entertaining to watch.  Kakadu was also played and it was a nice surprise when Sculthorpe came on stage afterward.  Tintagel … Continue reading

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Take the pressure down.

I can’t remember the song exactly, but someone wrote that sometimes you have to wait until the pressure you put on yourself that builds up inside, is equal to the pressure on your shoulders from outside, for things to happen … Continue reading

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Time: it is bendy

Time: it is bendy, Especially at night. When it bends to the left, And it bends to the right. As Dunbar said, boredom, Makes time slow right down. With anticipation, Time also waits round. When there’s lots to do, Then … Continue reading

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Are you ready?

I’ve got a few contingency plans, ranging from the fairly well developed and hopefully practical, to the vague, to the ridiculously stupid and unhelpful.  Little schemes have been devised and stored in the back of my mind for what I … Continue reading

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Dear Ruby, please send fruit

Well, actually I asked for an echidna skeleton, dug from the Ruby’s backyard.  And bless Ruby’s little cotton socks, she did dig up the skeleton and battled the dog for the bones.  And so I received a parcel, which I … Continue reading

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Txt

My favorite texts currently in my phone, in no particular order: I’ve replied via email. Hey, how ya doing?  Day off today, having bird time, bumped gun stacks of people, at conference and round Wellington.  Fallen in love with wellington … Continue reading

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