The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many… Read More
James Morrison, arguably the greatest Australian Jazz Trumpet player and multi instrumentalist of this generation. His career spans decades and genres. He has a large catalogue of recordings, many illustrating his musical roots and versatility. His current project involves an artistic collaboration with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) on the first concert of their MSO… Read More
I do And then again She does And then sometimes Neither of us Wears any trousers at all. Maria Jastrzebska
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 18 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Read More
Sometimes life can pile on the pressure. This can take a number of forms. It’s not the type of pressure we face that defines who or what we are. It’s how we face that pressure that defines who we are and what we can be. Some call this a baptism under fire. Triumphing under adversity… Read More
By Christopher McLeod Marilyn Monroe is one of the most recognizable Hollywood starlets of the 20th century. But as journalist Richard Meryman learns: there is a human side to the screen icon.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see… Read More
A sneak peek of what 2012 holds for the Wolffster By Christopher McLeod The wind sweeps across the plains sending a plethora of leaves flying. The sun awakens and gives sunburnt kisses to the parched land. It has been an amazing six months for the Wolffster encompassing a wedding, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) performances, and… Read More
Two friends walk along the overcast streets of inner Melbourne on a cold winter’s morning sharing tales and yarns as they return from the mid morning orchestral break. Coffee is consumed quickly as the Concertmaster signals for players of the Victorian Youth Symphony Orchestra (VYSO) to take their seats.