October 14th, 2005


My double bass sister genius!

My little sister, katethebass (on bookcrossing) is doing a Masters of Music in Performance at the Royal Northern College of Music (in Manchester, UK) and has just been accepted onto the professional access scheme with the Halle Orchestra. THE HALLE ORCHESTRA!!! She’s just rung, bl**dy ecstatic, and big sister cries down the phone at her :-) The scheme means that she will practice with the orchestra in their double bass section, and might even play in a concert. Next stop, the BBC Orchestra…..

Care Parcels

I had fun this afternoon buying small things and chocolate and packaging them into parcels for my ‘sisters’ – my real sister, new sister-in-law and two sisters in crime / best mates. I love sending surprises, and this really cheered me up :-)