Tuesday, 4.7.17

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74 responses to “Tuesday, 4.7.17”

  1. interiorbc says :

    so, my end to Canada Day, after the concert was sitting on the deck at home with the mr, middle son, wine, the Tragically Hip and watching fireworks being set off by the lake dwellers…a very nice end to Canada Day

  2. justamentalpatient says :

    Nice totp, inty. A school near me flew your flag for Canuckia day, guessing they did other stuff to edumacte the kids and celebrate it.

  3. interiorbc says :

    awww, that’s nice…maybe fed them poutine and Nanaimo bars and played trivial pursuit? had them portaging canoes down the mainstreet?

    possibilities are endless, I could have fun edumacating wee Brits methinks…

  4. justamentalpatient says :

    Ha! It was a primary school, so they might have struggled with the bales of skins, inty!

  5. interiorbc says :

    hahaha!

    we could try this:

    http://www.historymuseum.ca/learn/school-programs/

    “Search by Grade … Overview of School Program Offerings. The Canadian Museum of History offers a wide range of school programs that encourage students to …”

  6. interiorbc says :

    these short clips are very cool…

    https://www.historicacanada.ca/heritageminutes

    The Heritage Minutes are a collection of bilingual Canadian 60-second short films, each depicting a significant person, event or story in Canadian history.

  7. Paul says :

    Charlie and Camilla wet their knickers laughing at a deadly serious Canadian Inuit Throat Singing Performance..Clearly they have no appreciation of the finer things in life.

    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/charles-and-camilla-cant-stifle-laughter-at-inuit-throat-singing-performance-a3579656.html

  8. Paul says :

    Here’s some more.thraot singing.It’s only performed by women apparently .

  9. interiorbc says :

    I looked up the attached story Paul, they’ve had a good trip there, but this giggling does not look good at all.

    More on throat singing:

    video.nationalgeographic.com/video/exploreorg/inuit-throat-singing-eorg

    Inuit throat singing is a unique and enchanting form of musical expression. A mixture of husky chanting and low growling, throat singing is a competition in which

  10. xenium1 says :

    In which what, Inty? We need to know…

    Off the top of my head, throat singing is also practised by the Mongolians & the Kirghiz…

    Chas & ‘Milla are just braindead muppets…

  11. justamentalpatient says :

    Cool. Very different style to Sami throat singing.

  12. interiorbc says :

    CTV appears to give them benefit of the doubt that they may be laughing at something else…CBC has no report…

    globalnews.ca/news/3573437/prince-charles-camilla-inuit-throat-singing-iqaluit/

  13. interiorbc says :

    sorry xen, in which what, what?

    yes, practiced around the world, but the Inuit seem to have put this into quite an art.

  14. justamentalpatient says :

    Sorry, mixed my Sami with my Tuvan

  15. JamesFrance says :

    I like parsnips, and a pinkish colour, although a bit odd, is no trouble.

    p.s. Hello all !

  16. JamesFrance says :

    Fascinating singing there Paul.

    It reminds me, I ahve to admit, of The Big Lebowski.

  17. hermionegingold says :

    hello all

    been terribly busy working on dead pop stars boxset (ghoulish i know, but needs must). haven’t had a moment to myself!! hope all are well

    have a tune

    x

  18. polly says :

    Evening.

    Radiohead are in town, if you want to hear them buckshee, you can go and stand outside Old Trafford cricket ground aka the wholly owned by Saudi Arabia something or other stadium.

    I’d recommend this instead though.

  19. polly says :

    Oh and since you choob suggested it…

  20. justamentalpatient says :

    Skinny bro coming over tomorrow. Yippee!

  21. justamentalpatient says :

    Something about Sean Bean in Broken. Keep expecting him to say “Now look what you would’ve won!”

  22. interiorbc says :

    skinny bro coming to see u and doggies…nice.
    I like Sean Bean.

  23. justamentalpatient says :

    Yep. Happy bunny. Haven’t told Jack, yet…

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