Playtime (Figaro & Grimes)

It’s been a pretty crazy start to the 13/14 season, with two revivals of two of the great masterworks of the operatic canon in just two weeks! It’s always a great pleasure, and whole lot of fun, to sing the Count in Figaro, but especially so with my friend and colleague Steven Moore in the pit this time. We’ve actually done Figaro together before, in […]

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Intro to the Bible (Study #3) – From Creation to New Creation

The busy end of last season, along with a few other responsibilities (and a distinct lack of personal time management!) led me to defer these studies until the Autumn term. In coming back to my notes I realised I hadn’t actually posted the summary of study 3 yet, so here it is. “God’s commitment to his creation involves a plan of salvation designed eventually to […]

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Links worth reading #4

I ended my Facebook fast just in time to cop the fallout of Aussie Prime Minster KRudd’s appearance on QandA. It’s worth reading David Ould’s response to the PM’s understanding of the central message of the New Testament. How would you answer the question, What is the fundamental principle of the New Testament? For Rudd it’s about how we treat one another which he reduces […]

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Pedal builds #2 – true bypass looper

My memory of the chronology is little hazy, but this was definitely early on. I may have made another Little Red Button (this time with an LED indicator) and sold it on eBay around this time too, though. Basically, this pedal uses a 3PDT switch to send the signal either to the output, or to the loop. They can be used in conjunction with other […]

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