Blog 19: Piggies at Easter
Happy Easter piglets! Following on from our crazy week that Joe mentioned in the last blog, a week off blogging and a little downtime this week for us Magnards. With Mana enjoying a trip to Japan, the rest of us have a chance to catch our breath and prepare ourselves for our upcoming Roald Dahl tour and recording. For me, this has and is involving a few other engagements! This coming week sees the start of my involvement in Indomitable Productions' research and development pr
Blog 18: Deep breath...
Fresh from a wonderful fundraising recital in Thame, Oxfordshire (hometown of our flautist Suzie), we are about to enter a very busy week for us here at Magnard Towers. Before Mana jets off to Japan next Friday, we have a major audition to get through on Thursday, for which we have to prepare 100 minutes of repertoire (!), so it has been full-steam ahead with meticulous preparation for that! Not to mention the small matter of our Roald Dahl recording which is happening in Apr
Blog 17: Snowcats and other stories
Hello again world! I hope you're well wherever you are. I was going to say I hope you're enjoying the approach of Spring but if you live north of Staffordshire like I do then I guess I should say I hope you've appreciated the surprise Winter Wonderland...! I definitely embraced it fully, as proved by my highly artistic Snowcat. Also this week we were thrilled to visit Paul Patterson's lovely home again to rehearse. I was probably the most thrilled as I was again reunited with