Saturday, 9 July 2011

More Festival Too - Murder of the Dance Floor

Last Night I managed to get the little darlings off to sleep on time, they had had a busy week and so this was not too hard to do, also having Godparents to help made things a Godsend literally! There was no crying or whining or moaning.  Sometimes it's just nice to have 3 pairs of extra hands!

So once all was quite I left DH in charge and playing Tanks with Godfather, whilst I returned to the metropolis of King's Lynn to find Murder on the dance floor taking place!  Yes our little town had a visit from Sofie Ellis Bextor! She was very good and even my young friends which included Godmother & 'A' whom I dragged along enjoyed her too.

I tried to take a few snaps of her and managed to get near to the stage, but she didn't seem to smile very often and so I think most of those I took were not very flattering photos, these were the best of the bunch!

Tonight hopefully I return to see The Hoosiers and The Feeling - apparently there will be a good looking Bass player so have got to go and check him out!

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

What a musical week it is turning out to be!

As you will see in the post below We saw Lady GaGa Tribute at Kings Lynn Festival Too a totally free event laid on by a group of local businesses in Kings Lynn.  This Friday there will be Sinead and the Dawnbreakers followed by Sofie Ellis Bexter.  Then on Saturday is the Winner from the Battle of the Bands - Jesse's Ghost followed by Parade, Wonderland, The Hoosiers and the Feeling.  Not sure how much I will be able to see as maybe too late to find babysitters as the Lady GaGa Tribute for DS and DD might have been enough for them. 

Anyhow, back to my musical week and last night I attended a most wonderful concert at my Parish Church Walpole St Peter, in aid of the Roof Restoration Fund where the Virginia Children's Choir together with the Kings Lynn Cantabile Youth Choir performed a wonderful programme of world, spiritual, popular and classical music.

It was applauded with a standing ovation and an encore of a much favourite of the choir - "The Storm is Passing Over" by Charles Albert Tindley and arranged by Baker.

Having the concert actually in the Church meant that we were able to appreciate the wonderful acoustics for which the Church was able to offer.  There was a good turn out from within the Village and the surrounding areas and everyone was made to feel very welcome

The only niggle bear I had to make was why didn't the mums touring with the choir keep their cameras on silent as the beautiful music was populated with very loud camera clicks when pictures where taken in the most quiet of places in the pieces - they should know when these would occur surely!

sub note - I am apologising for lack of photographic detail in the last few posts as my laptop died 2 weeks ago and having just received a new hard drive I am using a fairly old one which I do not want to overload with pictures and stuff that will make it go very slow! So please bear with me and I hope to resume normal posts soon.

Saturday, 2 July 2011

So Lady GaGa Played Tonight!

We do love Lady GaGa in our family.  My DH loves the videos for some strange reason, my DD loves the tunes and just dances around.  I love Lady GaGa as well and my DS well he for some reason has this need to hear Lady GaGa all the time especially when we get in the car well before we are in the car - "Lady GaGa Mum - play Romarma Romarma" [poker face]

Nanny was particularly shocked when asked Grandson and Granddaughter "what would you like to do on my computer darlings - Cbeebies, Disney?" the look on her face "No silly Nanny Lady GaGa of course"!!!!! 

Although a little shocked Nanny is pretty cool and did comply.

But enough is enough and last week Lady GaGa had a sore throat and was in bed nursing it better.  You see my point - How many times can you listen to the same song over and over and over and over and over and ..... in the same day, on the same car journey.

So Lady GaGa is in bed with her sore throat and is unable to sing.

"Mummy is Lady GaGa in bed?"
"because she isn't very well"
"So is that why she is not playing"
"Yes" OMG it's working!
"What type of bed is she in"
"What type do you think she is in"
"A Blue One no Pink one"

A week later and "Is Lady GaGa feeling better now Mummy?"
"umm yes her throat is getting better" so Lady GaGa has resumed so much so that she has arrived in our nearest town! So with a little bit of guilt I took them to see her show, little did they know it was the Lady GaGa Tribute.

And much to the delight of DS and DD they had a little dance sat on shoulders to look at the view and unquietly said "Mummy why is Lady GaGa naked!!!" they had a lovely time on a warm July evening. And now they are safely tucked up in bed dreaming of Romarma Romarma.