"Yes Chris. There's only 8 of us and we sit a long way from each other.
The woods are local and I often go running there. A 'working' woods, the paths are often churned up by tractors in the autumn and…"
"It's been a long wait but there is some cultural life returning to Denmark. Many restrictions though. We chose to wear masks during a visit to the archeological museum last month because there were so may school groups. Concert halls and…"
"As DK is not locked down we went to see Moliere's 'The Miser' yesterday evening. A really good comedy and my ladyfriend's first theatre visit. She enjoyed it very much. There was a very limited audience because of the…"
"There are definite hot-spots in Denmark. One in my home town could be traced back to a 60th birthday party: when booze goes in, commen sense goes out. Slaughter houses are also badly hit because there are a lot of 'guest workers' employed…"
"Infection rates are rising over most of the world, unfortunately. The countries with the fewest problems are those who acted early and hard, New Zealand being the prime example. Australia has also reacted sharply to new flare-ups. The infuriating…"
"Thanks both. I'm right-handed. It's the gripping position of the left hand aound the neck of the instrument that's up for debate. I find the 'orthodox' position he teaches to be awkward. I'd learnt something else from a…"
"I had my first bass guitar lesson on Monday and was told that I needed to change the position of my hands. I've tried repeatedly and it doesn't work. I've been playing at home, trying to learn from books and videos that all say…"
"Scholars can identify the original compositors who set the type for Shakespeare's First Folio by the spelling. There was no agreed standard. Vocabulary, pronounciation and grammar have diverged too. Examples:
In some older US texts the word…"
"Stephen, it's very sad that theatres and other cultural venues are in this position but I'm sure things will bounce back in some shape or form. Shakespeare survived The Globe being closed by the plague threat and then burning down. I agree…"
"You're still enjoying life to the full, I see Joan.
Elna has a great-grandson, Louis who's 3 and a bundle of energy.
I haven't been able to see my two grandsons as much as I would like. Non-essential travel was actively…"