Weekend of rehersals again!


This weekend and all of next week I will be going to rehersals and playing concerts.  My band are going to go to Bergen the weekend after this to participate in the Norwegian National Brass Band Championship.  It’s going to be a very busy week, but hopefully it will be fun. I’m very much looking forward to going back to Bergen as I used to lived there for five years and I will get the opportunity to meet up with friends from my student days.

Work is also quite busy these days so time will probably fly by the next while. I’m really enjoying work and I’m getting more sure I made the right choice going there. Great people and interesting tasks.

The weather here has gone warmer for a while and the ice and snow is gone.

So that’s a little update from me. What is happening with you?




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Hope you’re all enjoying the weekend!

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Weekend of Rehersals


View from the rehersal room

The weekend of rehersals went good. We got a lot done, but there is still plenty of work left before we’re ready for the competition.

I have been writing here about how cold and dry it has been here lately and on Saturday it had reached a peak and a few young boys playing with fireworks set a Mountain nearby on fire. It’s very hard to put out the fire in that kind of conditions and a strong wind didn’t help. Luckily the fire brigade was helped out by some snow falling late in the evening.


Snow outside the window

There wasn’t much snow and thankfully the roads wasn’t covered. So I managed the trip out to practise just fine on Sunday.

Hope the weekend has been good to you all.

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Photo from last year

As I have told you in earlier posts the weather here has been lovely lately, and the good news is that the forecast tells us that the good weather is going to stay with us for some time. I’m once again starting the season of preparations for the Norwegian  Championship for Brass Band and is spending this weekend in the lovely little village of Oltedal.  Even if I’m spending most of the time indoors I will get the opportunity to spend some time in the fresh air. I just hope that the roads stay ice and snow free so that getting there and going back again won’t be more exiting than it has to be.


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