2016 European Adventure, People, Personal

In the flesh.

In the blogging world we get to meet all types of people. Some we click with, some we don't. What a blessing it is when we do form a friendship, even if it is in the waves in the air between us. It does not diminish how much these friendships mean to us. What a… Continue reading In the flesh.

Personal, Thoughts

It’s been a while…

I know, I know...of late my blogging has been atrocious. This week for my local writer's group I had the task of writing a letter to a dead relative/friend. Strange subject I know...and guess who set the task ?? Yes...it was me. I am learning there are few coincidences in life. I know from writing… Continue reading It’s been a while…

Music, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #8

Twentieth-Century Fox Records label contracted Harry Simeone asking that he make a Christmas album in 1958. Simeone assembled a group he called "The Harry Simeone Chorale" and began his search for material. Simeone was introduced to an obscure song by friend and credited song co-author Henry Onorati, titled "Carol of the Drum". Simeone changed the… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #8

Africa, Music, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #7

Sorry it took so long to post a new version...but life has a way of getting in the middle and throwing all good intentions out the window. I love this version...hope you do too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0mT-zNxRMw Related Posts… Little Drummer Boy #1 Little Drummer Boy #2 Little Drummer Boy #3 Little Drummer Boy #4 Little Drummer… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #7

Music, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #6

How about a little rastafarian version ??? Yes there is one...and here it is. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOjmR5MZIk4 Interesting isn't it !!! Related Posts... Little Drummer Boy #1 Little Drummer Boy #2 Little Drummer Boy #3 Little Drummer Boy #4 Little Drummer Boy #5

Music, New Zealand, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #5

And now for a version from New Zealand's own Hayley Westenra...enjoy !!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHjfZCtehW0 Related Posts: Little Drummer Boy #1 Little Drummer Boy #2 Little Drummer Boy #3 Little Drummer Boy #4  

Music, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #4

After my last slightly humorous post I thought it was time to get a bit more serious. How many of you knew that 'Little Drummer Boy' was originally titled the 'Carol of the Drum' ? The first official recording of this song was by the Trapp Family Singers. Yes indeedy...that Trapp family that Julie Andrews… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #4

Funny Stuff, Music, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #3

This was too cute & funny NOT to share. A drum roll please for...Little Drummer Boy - Walk off the Earth (Feat. Doggies) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNVkHSzIPHw If you have a couple of minutes and would like to see how they put this together then I have one more video for you. A behind the scenes which I… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #3

Music, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #2

Bob Seger is high up on my list of wonderful singers. I still have the records of his I bought back in the day. So when I heard this I was thrilled. Hope you like it as much as I do. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9egKDz0by44 Related Posts: Little Drummer Boy #1 Little Drummer Boy #3 Little Drummer Boy… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #2

Music, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #1

Today I came across a version of my favourite Christmas song that made the hairs stand up all over my body...so I thought I would share it with you. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJ_MGWio-vc How amazing was that ?? I found myself searching for different versions of this wonderful song. So, although it is not yet December I am… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #1