Emilyn Stam (5 string fiddle) and Barnaby Walters (hurdy gurdy) playing some tunes in the basement at Folk Marathon 2016 Tübingen. 2016 changed into 2017 half way through the third tune (in our timezone, at least).
High Park Schottisch (John David Williams)
Squat Waltz (Barnaby Walters)
Kathryn’s Yellow Schottisch (Emilyn Stam)
It’s always a pleasure to visit the folks at the Totnes School of Guitarmaking again for a catch-up. Highly recommended if you’re interested in learning to make stringed musical instruments: totnesschoolofguitarmaking.co.uk
Saying goodbye to the main venue for #wwd 2015:
Some exposed cob+timber frame construction in Odunpazari, Eskişehir:
Spotted this prize magazine specimen in the hotel lobby:
Buying viola strings at justmusic.de in Berlin is a weird process. You choose the strings at the desk on the top floor, who give you a piece of paper and tell you to go to the ground floor. By the time you’ve got there, the strings have arrived in a little vacuum tube thing, and you pay for them.
I’m not entirely sure how this works for the pianos and do not intend on buying one to find out, unless they have a vacuum-tube to Iceland as well.
Today the office dog insists on playing catch with a tiny piece of paper, which goes something like this:
HEY HEY HEY HERE IS A SMALL SCRAP OF PAPER MAYBE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THROW IT FOR ME HMM YES PAPER
AH HA YES THANK YOU FOR THROWING THE PAPER I WILL NOW EXCITEDLY FETCH IT AS IF IT WAS THE FINEST OF TREASURE
EXCELLENT I HAVE DISCOVERED THE PAPER AND WILL NOW BRING IT BACK FOR THE HUMAN TO THROW AGAIN
HUMAN HERE IS THE
OH APPARENTLY I ATE IT SORRY I WILL FIND ANOTHER
Designing a new foot pedal controller at Reykjavík Fablab!
Checked into Háskóli Akureyri for tradition.is workshop day two
Checked into Grillmarkaðurinn
Band in Ingólfstorg are impressively tight and talented, but also very repetitive :/ On with the headphones.
Checked into the new Vísar HQ to join in #indiewebcampsf hack day a little late — working on lots of little fixes, timezones on my posts first up!