I am so happy and grateful for all the free guitar lessons available online. I’m pleased with my own enthusiasm to try and play properly and improve.
Image is AI-generated ‘a cat dreaming about birds’
Quick one. Kim staring at me. What’s in her brain – what does a cat think about? Dream about. Birds! Birds chattering – go away cat!
Forgot Drops yesterday. Oh no! 60-day streak gone. Oh well – get up, go again.
I am so happy and grateful that Amy can go to Bangkok and visit her friends and we don’t have to worry about money, I can stay and look after the cats and fish and then next month we can go to Phuket together.
Tigger talking – announcing his arrival. Prince Tigger is here, I demand attention.
Light rain. Cap ran out to pee and back again.
Neck sore – stretched and worked. Tigger sprayed in my room – little bastard – why? Shove his nose in it?
Easy week again – all easy. Students present movie reviews. What if they didn’t prepare – of course, they didn’t prepare. They are lazy and unmotivated. How to motivate?
I am so happy and grateful for all the planning I did earlier in the year so that I don’t have to work so hard on lesson planning now.
I am so happy and grateful to be woken up by our cats this morning. What a nice way to wake up, surrounded by all three on or near my bed.
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This week there’s music from Flower Travellin’ Band, The Spy From Cairo, Autechre, Incredible String Band, Delmonas 5, Eat Avery’s Bones, Bukkake Moms, Et Cetera, Montreal, Present, The Hold Steady and The Dismemberment Plan.
Intro and background music by Utotem.
Incidentals taken from the Church of the Sub Genius Hour of Slack.
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26th Sept 2021 – It feels like nothing much has happened in the intervening year but it also feels like doing the podcast was more than a year ago. I have discovered much more new music to enjoy in the last 12 months but find myself reading books more often these days and I don’t have the brain power to do both at the same time anymore.
I am so happy and grateful to have a guitar again. I’ll never be a great player, maybe not even a good one, but I can enjoy playing and practising at my own pace.
I am so happy and grateful for my lovely students. They test my patience so much but it is such a pleasure to watch them grow and develop.
I am so happy and grateful for my umbrella, it kept my hair dry but not my clothes. Oh well, I would be completely drenched without it.
Hard on the kids? Maybe. Put them into line a little – talk to them more. Even small classes, it’s hard to get through to everyone – if they don’t understand. Find a leader – push them forward. Help them work together.
I am so happy and grateful to have my own room to be in, to explore my thoughts and feelings, to play and practice hobbies, to meditate and exercise.
I am so happy and grateful for all the time I have to do my hobbies on the weekend and in the evenings. I fill my time.
I am so happy and grateful that I can sleep in if I want to. I felt too tired this morning to get up with my alarm and that’s ok. It doesn’t really matter.