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All work and no play... [Oct. 13th, 2006|01:32 pm]
Miss Von Trapp
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Well, that's a bit of a lie. I seem to be doing a lot of both at the moment!

I've been in DutyObs all week - that mostly means I've been recording pages and pages of stats/spreadsheet figures every hour and running round like a loon moving teams about at work.

I'm also busy with moosick projects - Strung Out Folk have another gig next Thursday down at Acoustic Cafe, playing after ten pm as I have to peg it up the hill from work.

Last weeks gig (I think it was last week - so much has been going on!) went down a treat so we're going back for more! It would have been a smidgen better if I'd remembered to rosin my bow sometime in the last month or so - as I was only able to get a note out of the very end of the thing - was so hot down there that I couldn't get it to grip the strings! - but overall, was okay. Have given the cello an overdue spring-clean and rosined both my bows so next thurs will be fine lol!

Mike has been gigging and teaching left right and centre with rehearsals inbetween - take a look at his myspace profile: here! and he's even auditioning for a band I used to be a bit of a groupie for back in the late 80's *look of shame* who are reforming perhaps with a gig at the Plymouth Pavilions.... Oh the horror!

Strung Out Folk's page is here! and you can see Mike's other bands (ghost and eye/blue angel) on his friends list. My page is here.

In other news, we have a new door in the flat with a cat flap.

Cassidy stayed out all night because she doesn't understand how to use it!

And my parents have moved house and had to sell the grand piano because it takes up three quarters of the living room - they've bought an upright to teach on instead.

Ho hum. Gotta log in and do some work!!


[User Picture]From: thespirit3
2006-10-13 06:04 pm (UTC)
Hey :)

Good to hear things are going well. We'd love to come down and see you play sometime - planning any weekend gigs? :D

Still need to sort out the Miggy (if it's still available) - all been a bit hectic here, have now started commuting daily from Bristol to Dorchester ... the joys of being a contractor ... ugh.

Catflaps - took ours a while to get used to it too. They figure it out in the end though ;)
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[User Picture]From: missvontrapp
2006-10-13 06:30 pm (UTC)
I'm not planning any, but Mike has a few on.

The amiga is still available - dad has it stored at the church! Any time you have a weekend free drop us a txt and we'll sort it out:)

The cat is ten, and thinks we are her servants - so she probably never will learn!

Posting her through it is rather fun tho...
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[User Picture]From: thespirit3
2006-10-13 06:35 pm (UTC)
Oh she'll learn when it suits her ... when it's raining outside and you're not in to hear the pittiful yowls of a soggy moggy stuck outside ... ;)
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