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Bali, Indonesia

Balinese music is incredible. We spent most of our nights watching gamelan players and kecak monkey chanters.

Fast Forward

While my past few entries have been about the start of my gap year, I now want to fast forward and write about the present. Currently, I have 5 days remaining in Bali. 728 kata lagi

Gamelan Padhang Moncar, 18th June

All-Day Multicultural Event

Saturday 18th June 2016, 10am-5pm

St Patrick’s College Hall, Kilbirnie

A small gadon group from Gamelan Padhang Moncar will perform at this festival, which will feature a wide range of performances from many cultural groups (European and Māori, Pacific and Asian) as well food stalls and face-painting.   73 kata lagi

Wellington

May 2016 - something new every day

I think I’m doing pretty well so far – I even managed to leave Cambridgeshire a whopping THREE times this month. I’m still not being terribly brave but I have to keep reminding myself that wasn’t the overall point. 1.614 kata lagi

New Things

Gamelan Sekar Petak

It was such a feast for the senses playing in the Gamelan Sekar Petak’s annual concert in York on Wednesday. Under the direction of Neil Sorrell and dedicated to the memory of the maker of the York Gamelan, Tentrem Sarwanto (1940-2015), the themes were Passings and Ships in the Night in the first half and Rituals and Far Away Sounds after the break. 164 kata lagi

Songs And Stories

Meet the gamelatron

The gamelatron, a robotic gamelan built by the sound artist Aaron Taylor Kuffner, has appeared regularly at events such as Burning Man, … 63 kata lagi

Curiosities

New things for new people: Caroline (week 1)

One of my guest bloggers this month is Caroline. This woman already does new things constantly and has been the inspiration for many of mine this year, so her new things in May are likely to be in a different kind of league to mine! 1.121 kata lagi

New Things