Sure, it took me thirty five years to discover it, but by noGod, I love playing ukes. If you are starting out, the first thing you should do is download the book from here. Great websites: ukuleleunderground.com/ ukulelehunt.com/ (Click on the link but don’t say the name out loud!) http://beatlesite.info/index.html (yup, most of the Beatles […]Read more "The post I was born to… um… post. Ukulele stuff"
OK, I gotta admit right up front that Kylie’s book does not fall into what would traditionally be on my ‘must-read radar’. Or of any of my read radars. For starters: no Nazis. No car chases. Not even a gun. I mean, no gun WTF? All good writers when they sit down at their desks […]Read more "Book Review: Kylie Ladd’s After the Fall"
Mum: Who are we seeing today? Jasmine: Auntie Bev and Auntie David! Mum: Uncle David! Jasmine: I don’t know his real name Dad: Girls are Aunties, boy are Uncles. Uncle Mark & Auntie Fiona, Uncle Eddie, Auntie Roni, Auntie Janet & Auntie Vicki! Jasmine: Why are there two girls together?Read more "Because they love each other"
Jasmine (4yo): I pashed Matthew. Dad (35yo): [choking] You did what? Jasmine: I said to Matthew, I pashed you. Dad: You said to Matthew that you pashed him? Jasmine: [yelling to make herself understood, like an American in a Spanish country] I said to Matthew, pash you! Dad: You’re four! How do you even know […]Read more "You pashed WHO? Conversations too early"