Clearing My Backlog Part 4 – Instruments

All these music festivals Andrea and I have gone to for the past few years (Shelter Valley Folk Festival in particular) have rekindled an interest in re-learning to play an instrument. In my youth I took lessons on the recorder, then the flute. I played cornet and euphonium in a marching band too. Later in […]

SVFF 2014 – And Then It Was Over

All the planning and preparing was done for Friday and the gates to the 2014 Shelter Valley Folk Festival opened at noon for campers to get set up and then the festival gates opened at 5pm to let everyone in. It’s now Tuesday, a full day has gone by since SVFF ended and I’m still […]

I’m In The Mood For Music

This extended week, from last weekend until the end of next weekend, is a break from photography and a shift to music. So far so good too! The weekend behind was highlighted by the Greenbelt Harvest Festival which is the brainchild of Daniel Lanois. While only four years old it has a reputation for having […]

Volunteer time: SVFF

Last year some VW friends went on about how great the Shelter Valley Folk Festival was and I thought it would be worth checking out. Early bird tickets were gone and camping spots weren’t available any more in the main area so I decided to volunteer. Andrea and our friend Liz bought tickets and came […]