Monday, 17 June 2013

Where have I been?

OK, it's been a long time. I have been practicing, honest, well, at least some of the time.

Nagging health problems and a great deal of work have really messed up my schedule of practice. However, I have made the decision to take early retirement, and I look forward to regular daily playing, as of the end of term.

I still need to work on the bass end. I still need to work on making sure I REALLY know tunes so that I can play them whatever, and wherever. My son will occasionally accompany me on guitar while I'm playing - at which point I completely forget where my fingers should be, so lots more practice required here. 

I practice, Alan steers, Odin is resigned
I also need to work on folk tunes, but I also need to know and recognise them better first. Last weekend I heard melodeon players and knew that I recognised the tunes, but couldn't name them. 

So, still hanging in there, just finding things a bit fraught at the moment - looking forward to the light at the end of the tunnel.