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NaBloPoMo XXX: Day 30 of the 30 Day Challenge


The end of the November NaBloPoMo 30 day challenge coincides with the day after my solo singing appearance yesterday evening. And I performed alongside this talented little 9 year old Robbie Firmin. In the video above, he’s 7, auditioning for … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo XXIX: Don’t Lean on the Accompanist


The You Tube video above is a selection of folk dances from the repertoire of the folk dance group la Pastourelle d’Auvergne de Romagnat. I’m listening and watching to get myself better into the rhythmic mood of the song I’m … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo XXV: Counting Down to Performance


I’m singing solo next Saturday (for the second time) and if you’ve been reading my blog you’ll know I had stage fright that wrecked my début (though there were others who felt it wasn’t that bad). What to do? Well, I’ve decided to do a diary for the rest of this week, right up until the event. Not here. I don’t want to bear my soul to that extent in public (however small the public). Continue reading

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