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
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
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
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
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
I have two new students staying with me for a few weeks. From Thailand. Both girls are 14, and luckily their English is pretty reasonable. While it is a bit of work having people, especially young people you have to cook & clean for...it is nice work. Last night the girls made me their favourite… Continue reading Meet Ohm & Ploy
I have known this statement to be true for a while. Last night it was proven to me again. In a movie of all things. And perhaps in a movie where you would least expect it. Through my two children I was introduced to the Fast & Furious movie franchise. I never expected to love… Continue reading Family isn’t about blood.
I don't have many memories before I was eight that did not have my Auntie Ed [short for Edna] in them. Auntie Ed was tiny. Seriously tiny. She was also a force of nature. Not someone you fooled around with. Auntie Ed had a way of looking at you that made your bones rattle when… Continue reading Saying goodbye.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmucVmr60HQ I was...and am I huge fan of Sons of Anarchy. I watched the first episode and was hooked right though to the end. It was a violent TV show. There is no getting away from that. With all the love stories, all the camaraderie...there it was...violence. It made me wonder. What made me keep… Continue reading Love & violence.