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#20581 Aquarelle

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 14:57

Well,I have just finished calculating and typing the 80 bills (5 periods to the academic year and 16 families) I will need to distribute in  September. A rather mundane happy, I know, but it is such a relief to know that all I have to do now is print them and then I can forget billing for the whole year!


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#20582 Gran'piano

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 15:20

Making a detour coming up from church, buying a few apples from the farm which are too small, too 'misshapen' and too 'marked' to be sold officially, walking up the shady track beside a meadow with many of the old sorts of tall fruit trees, growing higgeldy piggeldy all over the field, not smaller trees in neat rows as one usually finds round here now. Cows standing in the shadow of the trees, bells ringing. Then up through the woods, shady and cool.

At this point the 'Happy' comes to an untimely end. Hot sun and no shadow along the road to home.


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#20583 Misterioso

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 17:41

Hot sun 

 

Ooh - we could do with some of that in this neck of the woods.


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#20584 Banjogirl

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 19:29

I managed a bit of a walk this evening to pick some blackberries, after a rather dispiriting day when my shingles seemed to have got worse again. Feeling much perkier now and it's a really lovely evening.
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#20585 chris13

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Posted 12 August 2019 - 08:13

Our daughter was diagnosed with Shingles about ten days ago and has been very uncomfortable. She managed to go to work over the weekend.


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#20586 corenfa

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 09:37

Ran through 3/4 of my ATCL programme and 3/5 of my LTCL programme from memory at a public piano in a shopping centre without collapsing. I don't think I played particularly well but it was an exercise in keeping my concentration. I succeeded in that respect.
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#20587 Banjogirl

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Posted Yesterday, 18:24

We went for a walk today and were picking some bilberries when a man in his early twenties joined us and asked what they were, and if he could eat them. He was absolutely thrilled and picked a few for my bag, and ate some and then went in his way with his mates, pleased as punch.
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#20588 mel2

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Posted Yesterday, 19:05

Yesterday actually.
Had an excellent seat to see Angela Hewitt playing the Goldberg Variations.
Wow.
Fascinating to watch her hands doing a sort of ballet as she weaved the sounds.
Was cross with self for forgetting to bring my score, but it would have sat unopened because I couldn't take my eyes off her.
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#20589 fsharpminor

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Posted Yesterday, 20:08

Yesterday actually.
Had an excellent seat to see Angela Hewitt playing the Goldberg Variations.
Wow.
Fascinating to watch her hands doing a sort of ballet as she weaved the sounds.
Was cross with self for forgetting to bring my score, but it would have sat unopened because I couldn't take my eyes off her.

I'm jealous ! My favourite Bach interpreter, and whilst I have most of her Bach recordings I don't have her Goldberg !sad.png


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#20590 hummingbird

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Posted Today, 09:24

A couple of big tough workmen laying a drive in the house opposite.  I saw them cross the road and faff around between my house and my neighbour's, and then they came back again with a bottle of water and faffed around a bit more.  I couldn't see what they were doing so I went to find out.  It turned out that they'd found a poorly bee on the drive they were working on, so they'd picked it up and come and put it on the michaelmas daisies between my house and my neighbour's, and then they'd come back to give it a drink of water biggrin.png


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