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by dave brum
18 Oct 2013, 17:09
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Hello, nice to be back!
Replies: 22
Views: 4224

Re: Hello, nice to be back!

I still can't get your user avatar Gill. Is it both of my computers or do you have the same problem, chuckies?? Yesterday, I had the honour (if honour is the correct word) of visiting my mother-in-law and taking her out to a pub lunch. We arrived at the care home in which she lived and the local (An...
by dave brum
18 Oct 2013, 17:07
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Hello, nice to be back!
Replies: 22
Views: 4224

Re: Hello, nice to be back!

Hope that's American Fahrenheit because you'd be coagulated throughout otherwise. Was your fuel bill any more than mine last January?? (£378). No negativity on this thread, or whingeing on about not being able to play the piano etc. I have a one day a week job at an Oxfam Books and Music shop and I'...
by dave brum
18 Oct 2013, 16:42
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Hello, nice to be back!
Replies: 22
Views: 4224

Re: Hello, nice to be back!

http://www.paullewispiano.co.uk/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Lewis_(pianist) This is Britain's got proper talent, no chavs who can't sing dance or play. He was playing a live session on In Tune last week as I was preparing a chili con carne for our evening meal and he was absolutely superc...
by dave brum
18 Oct 2013, 16:33
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Late beginner...
Replies: 31
Views: 7372

Re: Late beginner...

Gill the Piano wrote: (although I still dislike performing in public so I can't talk!)
Does playing the organ in chapel not count as a sort of public performance then??
by dave brum
18 Oct 2013, 16:19
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Oes 'na unrhyw siaradwyr Cymraeg yma?
Replies: 193
Views: 116942

Re: Oes 'na unrhyw siaradwyr Cymraeg yma?

Siop Siarad pob wythnos...wel, dyna mwy o gyfle i ymarfer Cymraeg na'r fath beth dwi'n ei gael yma yn y rhan yma o Loegr! Ond y fis diwethaf, roeddwn i'n cerdded ar draws Sgwar Canmlwyddiant yng nghanol dinas Brym a chlywais i fachgen yn siarad ar ei ffon symudol....yn GYMRAEG! Ac efo acen y Gogledd...
by dave brum
18 Oct 2013, 13:50
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: How DOES one learn the piano?
Replies: 34
Views: 4712

Re: How DOES one learn the piano?

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by dave brum
18 Oct 2013, 11:44
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: How DOES one learn the piano?
Replies: 34
Views: 4712

Re: How DOES one learn the piano?

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by dave brum
17 Oct 2013, 21:41
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: How DOES one learn the piano?
Replies: 34
Views: 4712

How DOES one learn the piano?

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by dave brum
17 Oct 2013, 21:02
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Late beginner...
Replies: 31
Views: 7372

Re: Late beginner...

Ed Balls took grade 1 piano today. It's true! He has said it went OK, but the sight-reading was in F major. :roll: Come back Dave, all is forgiven :D Actually, William Hague (Foreign Secretary and former Conservative leader) is a grade 4 pianist. He started learning around the same time as he marri...
by dave brum
17 Oct 2013, 19:00
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Late beginner...
Replies: 31
Views: 7372

Re: Late beginner...

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by dave brum
17 Oct 2013, 18:55
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Late beginner...
Replies: 31
Views: 7372

Re: Late beginner...

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by dave brum
17 Oct 2013, 18:11
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Oes 'na unrhyw siaradwyr Cymraeg yma?
Replies: 193
Views: 116942

Re: Oes 'na unrhyw siaradwyr Cymraeg yma?

wel Gill, wyt ti'n dal i ddysgu'r Gymraeg??
by dave brum
17 Oct 2013, 18:07
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Hello, nice to be back!
Replies: 22
Views: 4224

Re: Hello, nice to be back!

Well Gill, you'll be pleased to know I've conquered my fear of s**** r***......sight reading. I'm actually studying for my Grade 5, which I'm due to take on the 2nd December. I play the organ every other week at my new Roman Catholic church, I've shaken the hand of Paul Lewis, and I organise monthly...
by dave brum
16 Oct 2013, 17:27
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Hello, nice to be back!
Replies: 22
Views: 4224

Hello, nice to be back!

Hopefully it'll be for good this time. How are we all??

Missed you all...especially you, Gill.