Month: May 2005

Great food and company

I just had one of the best birthday dinners ever, at Zuko, a new restaurant opened by an enterprising ex-colleague. It was good seeing everyone again. You could spout absolute nonsense and everybody would know what you were punning about. Anyway, it’s worth checking the restaurant out for good Modern European fare. One of the …

Music

Just got back from Jazz rehearsal. It’s been going along well, although I think my right arm needs the attentions of a masseuse after playing several rounds of Blue Rondo. Kottonwool sent me a link to Penguin Books’ Remixed competition, where you can download soundbytes from their audio books, mix in your own music and …

A wedding reunion

H and A got married yesterday and we Bristolians had a great time at the dinner. I was really happy for the two of them, and H was moved to tears on a few occasions. I wondered if I too would ever experience such overpowering love for someone else. The ballroom was smaller than expected, …

The Episcopalians…

… that’s most likely the name of my new jazz band. Considering that we have little else in common save for the fact that each member comes from a different Anglican Church in Singapore. The drummer’s from St John’s-St Margaret’s, the bassist is from St James’, the second keyboardist is from St Andrew’s and yours …

Overplayed

I’m currently in 3 different music groups. My still-nameless jazz band, for which I haven’t had the strength nor patience to score Dave Brubeck’s Blue Ronda a la Turka which is due for our practice session on Friday. Concert’s in June, not very prepared for it. Company choir. Just wrote 2 songsheets for Amigos Para …