Tag: music

  • No Silent Sunday

    My friend and I had a lovely hour listening to our local Ukelele players. They could sit outside in the fresh air on the balcony. My friend and I sat inside, listening and singing along. I went to my friend’s place for a cuppa. We hadn’t seen each other since 2019 before Covid struck New […]

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  • Bea’s birthday and special delivery!

    A lotus drum.

  • Love is in Da Blog 2020 Day 13

    Today’s prompt is from Di at Pensitivity101 and is a “Love Song for a Parent”.  But you love me Daddy Your five year old faceIs a dirty disgraceBut you love me, daddyYou scatter your toysAnd you make too much noiseBut you love me, daddyYou know little ladYou can be pretty badBut you love me, daddyYou wake me […]

  • Love is in Da Blog 2020 Day 11

    Today’s prompt is by me( Bee Halton) and suggests to find a song from the year we were born. Hmmm, I am aware, that not everybody wants to divulge the year of their birth but I was never bothered. When I looked up music from the year I was born a found Old blue eyes- […]

  • Bringing back sweet memories

    Don Williams was never my favourite but his songs bring back nostalgic memories from days of being in love with my husband before we got married and during the first years after our marriage.         Coffee black, cigarettes Start this day, like all the rest First thing every morning that I do […]

  • Lê-Jou-Eier: Spookstories

    Waar is die dae van ware spookstories? Al Debbo en Jurie Ferreire vat my ver terug na my kleintyd.     Kyk net na die klere en haarstyl nie net van Al Debbo nie maar ook die kinders en volwassenes. Hul lyk heel uitgevat vir die okasie. Wat dink jy?     Om die inskrywings van […]

  • School Stories: 2016 – last day

    Wednesday, December 14, last Afterschool Care and  PARTY. After the party, the children had to divide into groups and prepare a dance or act. The director and judge starting the music. The best act was these two girls.

  • Afrikaanse Tokkel: Hoe nou gemaak?

    Wat maak n mens in so n geval? Hoe reageer n mens daarop? Daar word n lekker geleentheid beplan. Die organiseerde/gasvrou stuur drie maande voor die tyd pragtige uitnodigings uit aan n wye groep mense-familie, vriende en bekendes. In die uitnodiging staan die geleentheid, datum, tyd en plek. Ook die tema word deurgegee. Almal is […]

  • Blogging from A-Z: Letter Y

    YESTERDAY     “Yesterday”, written entirely (or almost entirely– read on) by Paul McCartney, is either the most, or second most, recorded song of all-time. (Guinness World Records claimed it was the most, but this has been contested with others claiming George Gershwin’s 1935 “Summertime” is the true owner of that mantle.) Whatever the case, […]

  • Blogging from A-Z: Letter X

    XYLOPHONE Xylophone made from wood horns and “kalbasse” Photo was taken in Zambia next to the Zambezi River on our way to the helicopter that took us over the Victoria Falls. 2005 The term xylophone may be used generally, to include all such instruments, such as the marimba, balafon and even the semantron. However, in the orchestra, […]

  • Enveloped: The daily Post : Photo challenge

    https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/enveloped/ ENVELOPED This tiny musician is enveloped by a tiny blue box.

  • Toeka-Tokkel no 21: Musiek

    Ek kon nie help om my gunsteling onderwyser se pragtige Afrikaanse liedjie hier te plaas nie. Hy was n wonderlike sanger en ook mens gewees. Musiek was nog altyd baie belangrik in my lewe. Van kleins af het ek, as die geleentheid daar was musiek geluister. Toe ek student was het ek “seven singles” (vertaal: […]