Monthly Archives: September 2013

Field Band Ninja Power

Shwish, shwash, swhush: I am flying onto the stadium, my black cape flickering behind me, my drum-sticks swishing through the air like ninja swords. The National Championships 2013 has started. The Bass drums are thundering and suddenly the entire battle … Continue reading

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What is Music and what is Health ?

We had a very strong discussion regarding what music is and what health is. We came to the following conclusions Music is: Life – Remedy – Communication – Emotions – Joy – Passion – Answers – Sound – Harmonies – Melodies … Continue reading

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120 kids dancing

Can you imagine 120 kids dancing, marching, being ordered around and playing instruments on a school field, in 25 degrees right under the sun, for five hours, without complaining? That is what we observed this Saturday, when we attended  a … Continue reading

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“I`m fine” in Parys

I have decided on a dish from the menu and i`m ready to order. I just need to say in broken English a simple «can i have a burger?» and everything will be fine. «Hello, how are you?» asks the … Continue reading

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First 3 Cultural Shocks on our arrival in Norway

This thingy of African time is really only working in Africa/South Africa… The first cultural shock we experienced was to run extremely fast when we arrived at the airport in Frankfurt, The lines were long at the Passport check-in, luckily … Continue reading

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Chicks Caught in a Chico

  A little white Chico standing still on the roadside in the middle of Joburgs buzzy five lane highway, just standing still, not moving in between the speed ; stuck on M1 on its way to Soweto. Inside the car … Continue reading

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