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Shetland Craft FairRead MoreNovember 20, 2014

Last weekend was the annual Shetland Craft Fair and we shared a stand with Shona. What fun it was...

A happy misfortuneRead MoreNovember 12, 2014

You possibly (probably) know that we have a group of young performers who sing and dance and act - Singing Saturdays. This is a tale about what happened last week during our planned trip to Orkney.

Thank youRead MoreNovember 10, 2014

Last week we posted an entry about supporting the blog writing that we do and here is what we found out.

Music for St CeciliaRead MoreNovember 10, 2014

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We are very lucky to live in a place where there are lots of talented musicians and composers. So, it being St Cecilia's Day on the 22nd November and the saint being patroness of musicians, how better to celebrate than with a concert about love!

Out of this worldRead MoreOctober 23, 2014

The sounds of space are now available for free on the internet.

Singing on the overtonesRead MoreOctober 15, 2014

A kindly friend of the blog has sent in an interesting link about a very particular kind of singing. Have a look and listen to this...

Early man and musicRead MoreSeptember 27, 2014

Now here is something that is very interesting. Did you know that we may have been singing for a lot longer than we previously believed?

Between the Web and the LoomRead MoreSeptember 27, 2014

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A loyal friend of this blog has sent in a fascinating piece which is a collaboration between a tapestry weaver, a dancer and a choreographer, and a moving image artist.

The little bird that canRead MoreSeptember 27, 2014

Living, as we do, at the edge of the UK, it is sometimes easy to forget that we are part of a wider world with intricate connections and dependencies on things we may not have even heard of.

Castanets forever?Read MoreSeptember 18, 2014

That unique sound of flamenco, the click of the castanet, is in danger of dying out.