Financial Tales … (Not the news paper)

Monday, 11 June 2012 I have been toying, for some time, about when, if and how, to write a post about finances without either whining, or being overly optimistic.   Perhaps now that I am (finally!) in a financially stable position I can do so with a little more perspective. If you choose to leave your […]

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Choices

Friday, 25 May 2012 How do you choose what the right step is next? I have recently been offered some awesome things.  Here is a fun list. Paid work to sing in the chorus of a three-week run of Carmen this summer. Sing at the Kleinersaal of the Berlin Philharmonie for a chamber music series. […]

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The Three-Month Mark

Friday, 27 April 2012 Language. Language is without doubt one of the most important things for a singer to get their head around. I’m sure that with a great ear you can learn pieces by rote and sound authentic, but there is something to be said for a true understanding of a language. I have […]

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Am I ready?

Friday, 20 April 2012 I’ve been grappling with this question for some time now. Every time I think I am ready – it seems I am not. By ‘ready’, I mean prepared enough to then have the confidence to excel in an audition (or performance – but for the sake of this blogpost I’m discussing […]

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Cygent into a Swan

Saturday, 14 April 2012 Last week I travelled to Turin for an intensive week of singing lessons. I don’t think I am exaggerating when I say that it was the most important week in my singing journey so far. I stepped away from what I am currently doing, went to a new city which I’d […]

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Where Am I?

Saturday, 31 March 2012 Living in another country. Singing in another country. Learning in another country. That doesn’t sound too difficult does it? Say you are lucky in your chosen new country. You have a nice apartment, you have a good teacher, you’re working regularly with a good coach and you’re getting along with the […]

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A new start, a new city

15 March 2012 Exactly a year to date has passed since my last post. It was about change – and the need for change – and there has indeed been a LOT of it. My year’s worth of change: I travelled to Australia, met a lovely young man, was offered a Young Artist programme at […]

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Change

Tuesday, 15 March 2011 Change. We need it. Any person looking to improve themselves, grow as a person has to seek out change. Not for the sake of it perhaps, but change that is going to push them to take new steps and test their boundaries. It isn’t enough to repeat the same exercises every […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it. Happy blogging!

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