Archive for: Keeping the Masses Entertained

Jan 4th, 2010

The Book of Everything

Yesterday we took the kids to the Belvoir St Theatre to see The Book of Everything, I’d had the tickets tucked away in my diary for more than a year and had completely forgotten what the play was about, all I remembered was that it was meant to be good for ages 8 and up. […]

Dec 18th, 2009

Friday Fragments and Linkfest No. 13

Hosted by Mrs4444. I won’t be around to comment on everyone else’s Friday Fragments till early next week, we’re off camping at the beach for the weekend – wish us good weather and kid-friendly surf! **** Monday morning’s car trip to school conversation went like this – Tom: Mum, how old do you have to […]

Dec 13th, 2009

Beginner’s Guide to Messiah

When Adam announced that he was buying tickets for us to take the kids to a performance of Handel’s Messiah at the Sydney Opera House the day after our Christmas party I was a little unsure of the wisdom of such an endeavour. At breakfast this morning, which we were eating at midday on account […]

Dec 5th, 2009

Drama

I’m not usually a big fan of drama in my life, but there are varieties I quite enjoy. Last night we had a bit of both. Tom was dropped off at rehearsal for his Drama school‘s end of year showcase performance at 3:30pm, he was happy and excited and all was well with the world. […]

Nov 17th, 2009

The kids have begun singing Christmas songs

Which would be nice if they ever sang more than the one chorus of the one song over and over again. I need to put together a playlist of my favourite Christmas songs so I can switch it on whenever they start and attempt to expand their repertoire. This one will be on there for […]

Nov 12th, 2009

School talent quest

This year I had two little performers doing their thing at the school talent quest, both of them practiced hard and both of them were fabulous (I may be a little biased here of course.) Tom was persuaded to sing without any music, here’s his rendition of the first half of “I Will Survive.” Click […]