Santa! Australia too hot for Reindeer! Oh No!

So this is a song well remembered by children, grown and growing, all over Australia. It is often sung at Kindergarten and School Christmas Concerts for friends and family. I have included, for your enjoyment, a version sung by the Contem-pre Anglican Singers. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! “In Australia, Christmas comes in the…

Big Girl! You are Beaut-iful!

Dita Von Teese, a Feminist? Who’da thunk? The pursuit of Authenticity absolutely requires creativity for without creativity – how can you reveal yourself to yourself sufficiently that your wings can dry and you can fly? A creative curious mind is a beautiful thing and requires openness to emotion, to experience, to ideas and possibilities. In…

Singers ~ Sing! Musicians ~ Play!

So friends, who listens to “The Blues”? And does it help move “the blues” on from you? You know blues when you hear it, it starts out as gut wrenching depression, loss, raw grief – then somehow the singer – through their experience, voice and authenticity – transforms this muck of human experience into the…

Melancholy & Romance ~ Just because …

Since we lost the FoxTel Box due to the Tesla Coil mishap and subsequent burning, I have been YouTube-ing it a bit and listening to a bit more of Lana Del Rey. She has such a melancholic melodious voice full of blues and soul. I am captivated with what might have been. Such delightful torment.…