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.

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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