During a MAASER music session Sophia mentioned not liking the time signature 7/8 – so we all rallied in to help her discover the joys of playing in such aContinue readingI hate 7/8!
There has been a lot of hype about the Youtube Symphony Orchestra project. Initially I was really excited by how it allowed for amateur and professional musicians from all overContinue readingThe Youtube Symphony Orchestra
(Pic by Emot) Happy New Year! How are you dear Bobablog readers? No really, how are you? Nice Christmas? Nice juicy turkey, nut roast? I managed to only annoy halfContinue readingNew Year: Brand New Second Hand Moi & The Arty Jaunt
I have always struggled with the contradictory hippy side of my personality, where I want to save the earth, not eat Nestle products, scorn upon junk from big powerful companiesContinue readingHobbit Habitat
A useful article on youth mentoring. What makes mentoring work? Ongoing training for mentors Structure and careful planning Parent support/involvement Mentoring programmes that are driven by the needs of menteesContinue readingMentoring Young People
This blog post struck me as being rather cynical and opinionated towards the status of vulnerable young people- but maybe I am just being hyper sensitive to the issue nowContinue readingRESPECT Programme Online info
I am in a bit of turmoil as to whether I go for the PGCE/GTP or keep going as a free-lancer. The arguments for both corners are strong. At someContinue readingDilemmas, shouting and more work in the pipeline
Things are continuing to go well; I shall be doing some summer projects with Birmingham City Council’s Youth Services and LACES (Looked after children). I also had a meeting withContinue readingUpdate