Time for a final walk, this time at Storvannet in Silsand on Senja. We set off down the ski track (no snow, so we had to walk), thinking we would heag for the shelter by the lake. However, we were overtaken by the after school club, and their supervisor suggested it my be quieter for us a bit futher on. And it was:
Back in February we had another fund raising concert for ALS / Motor Neuron research. We’ve finally finished the video, which includes most of the concert. The songs are a mixture of English and Norwegian, each with subtitiles to the other language. It was too much work to subtitle our talking, so ask someone who speaks Norwegian to tell you what we’re saying!
The concert opens with an organ piece, but everything else is more contemporary, with about half the songs written by us. Two songs were written since Jon was diagnosed with ALS, but whilst they tackle difficult themes, neither were written out of anger or sorrow (it almost felt like a ‘download’ of someone else’s text).
The sound is CD quality so we recommend headphones or good speakers for the full effect!
If you want to ‘navigate’ to an individual song, here is an index:
Happy Christmas 2018!! Albeit a bit late. Here are some pictures from our Christmas, including Susanna’s debut as a paid church musician:
It’s the end of another worldwind year. Highlights included:
A fundraising concert in January. The first time we have ever experienced a packed church for an organ concert! 350 in the audience, and almost NOK 35000 in gifts. I’ve been a little unsure about making the video public as some of the playing was a bit rough, but here it is anyway (it’s long, so if you go to the Youtube page, you will find indexed links to the various peices):