SO happy to find out today that something I did on a UW call recently, helped someone out a lot (even before they start accessing UW's customer savings and perks). I noticed on this person's bill with their current company, that their estimated gas usage was way, WAY higher than that of a highest-consumption household … Continue reading A Helping Hand
Taught my last class at Yoga For ME today. It was, as always, an honour to hold the space, teach and practice alongside the lovely attendees. This Yoga For ME class has been a wonderful project to be a part of over the last three years and I've learnt a lot. Saying adieu, with great … Continue reading Endings and Beginnings
Hello dear reader! Are you looking to reduce your outgoing utility expenses at the moment? And/or are you looking for a way to earn extra income flexibly? And/or are you looking to switch to 100% renewable energy, without paying more for it? And/or would you like to be part of a tree planting initiative? If … Continue reading Does anyone want to…
Take a look at this new page on my website, about greener and cheaper energy: https://getbrightonsinging.com/helping-you-save-money-on-your-bills-plant-trees/
Dear friends, time is running out! THIS TUESDAY (at 11 pm I believe) is the deadline for doing your bit to STOP the pointless destruction of villages, communities, wildlife, habitats, the peace of an ancient community church, the health of the lungs of primary school children, the tranquility of the countryside, the homes of rare … Continue reading TUESDAY IS THE LAST CHANCE TO HELP SAVE SUSSEX COUNTRYSIDE FROM DESCTRUCTION!
Had a lovely time teaching at the Yoga for ME class today. I will be leaving my post at this class at the end of April, but it has been a wonderful thing to be a part of for these years I have been a part of it, both at Cornerstone Community Centre and Online … Continue reading Yoga For M.E.
Fancy joining GLOW choir for a cosy musical Zoom this coming Saturday? Newcomers are welcome to join us. This session will offer you the chance to (Opting In and Out of activities as your prefer): * Get to know your fellow GLOW Choir folks a bit more * Be in a safe space where you … Continue reading GLOW Choir Zooms & In Person Sings Coming Up
Hello dear ones. I expect you have heard about the proposed end to free testing - which will have a negative impact on vulnerable people, self employed people, businesses, those who are not vulnerable but want to protect others… the list goes on! This will obviously be a bad thing for everyone who wants to … Continue reading Help stop the proposed Too Early end to free Covid-19 lateral flow tests!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZAZmjrZ8hQ Local voices against the shockingly destructive 'grey' route and how you can have your say. PLEASE HELP save our communities by responding to National Highways' statutory consultation before March 8th 2022. The best way to respond to National Highways is by email A27ArundelBypass@highwaysengland.co.uk Tell them your views, tell them that you reject Grey Route, … Continue reading Please Help Stop The Destruction of Sussex Countryside, Villages, Habitats and Communities! URGENT!
There are a couple of new things on my recommendations page that I'm really loving and want to tell you all about. Go here on my recommendations page to check them out, or have a look below. Astrol Light: This small projector is truly magical. It projects a moon and star-scape across your ceiling / … Continue reading Bees and Stars
Prompted by the Natural Voice Network's Anti Racism & Cultural Honouring team (the ARCHers), I have written an Anti Racism & Cultural Honouring commitment for GLOW choir Brighton. You can read the commitment document that I have written, here: https://getbrightonsinging.com/anti-racism-cultural-honouring-at-glow/ This is one of many steps towards doing better in this area, for me, for … Continue reading Anti Racism & Cultural Honouring
This is a song I wrote around 2018, inspired by the altered states that insomnia can sometimes bring about. I re-recorded this song today, with a much improved home-recording set up I've been working on for months to support my Voice Acting work, and have made a video with this higher quality audio and some … Continue reading Dreamtime Dancing
https://nationalhighways.co.uk/our-work/south-east/a27-arundel-bypass/ Please, please, PLEASE respond to this consultation, asking Highways England to scrap their proposed plan-of-destruction, and to build NO NEW ROADS. The beautiful villages and countryside where I grew up, Binsted and Walberton, stand to be DESTROYED, along with other villages, wildlife, countryside, habitats, the peace of an ancient Community Church which is still … Continue reading Call To Action: Save Our Countryside!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGsQp_9PxSE A blast from the past: La Vie en Rose! A blast from the past: La Vie en Rose! I used to do Edith Piaf themed gig sets, in tribute to the incredible songs and performances and sounds that Edith Piaf brought to the world. The video above was at a gig for Nottingham Anglo-French … Continue reading A Blast From The Past: La Vie En Rose
Happy New Year everyone - may this year be a happy one for you, with things in it that bring you comfort and joy. On that topic, GLOW Choir is starting again in February, and all voices are welcome! You can get a sense of the general GLOWing atmosphere at the poster below: Want to … Continue reading GLOW Choir is back!
Happy New Year wishes to you all! I hope you are having a good-feeling week, day, hour, minute, moment, and that this year there will be many moments that feel good to you. There are lots of new things afoot here, admidst adjusting to the constant flux of the pandemic, and I'm excited to tell … Continue reading Welcoming The New & Appreciating What Is
This is a snippet of a song I wrote over the past week: an invocation of wisdom or guidance (this invocation could be from within or from without, as you prefer). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZUFw_-buDk I hope you will find it nourishing. If you like it, you can head to getbrightonsinging.com/shop to purchase over 5 minutes of quality … Continue reading Invocation of Wisdom or Guidance
I have co-written a document to help choir leaders and music teachers make their choirs safer, more inclusive spaces for people of all genders. I co-wrote this document specifically for Natural Voice Practitioners to use. However I’m keen for others to have access this resource as well, so with permission from the Natural Voice Network, … Continue reading Gender Inclusion & Awareness in Choirs
"Finding our way The path may yet be clear Breathe with this day We walk with Love and Fear near" Hannah-Rose Tristram 2021 The above are lyrics to a song I wrote today 🙂 * These are strange in-between times. People are trying to live with Covid-19 at large. Trying to be sane and happy … Continue reading Finding Our Way
There's a new song up on my webshop: All Beings Equal. You can hear a snippet of it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zp3JR_z4OIM I wrote it in 2018 in reaction to some terrible news about migrant children being inhumanely treated and separated from their parents at the US border. Sadly, this song is also suitable to today's news: … Continue reading All Beings Equal