Topic: change of view
I have been informed by blog city that there is to be no more free blogs.
I have been informed by blog city that there is to be no more free blogs.
more on music
...."he got the chance to write for the likes of Edith Piaf ("Les Grognards"),
The voice of Edith Piaf carries with it perhaps more national identity than that of any other recorded artist in the world. Tiny, frail, and tragic in her life, Piaf brought French identity to the rest of the world in a way that was understandable to all. Known as "the Little Sparrow" in her country, her voice was strong, bold, and passionate, even as she grew more infirm. The archetypical torch singer, she had massive popular success with songs like "Milord," "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien," and "La Vie, L'Amour," included here with 18 other classics. While this is a great compilation of some of her best material, the complete lack of enclosed notes or biographical material may frustrate those not familiar with her fascinating career. However, the work of one of the most original songbirds of all time speaks loud and clear for itself. --Derek Rath"
I am sure the voice has an 'Ertha Kitt' ring to it, or similar sound..Thanksto my friend Sylvia on MySpace I have the honour to know of this great writer, after his recent death at 88years.
"Nicknamed “the Pope of French song," Pierre Delanoé was responsible for some of the most poetically accomplished lyrics in French popular music, and was able to maintain a decades-long career by adapting to the tastes of each succeeding generation. Born in 1918 and initially making his living as a lawyer, Delanoé's songwriting career effectively began in 1948, when he penned "Y'a Un Pli Au Tapis du Salon" and met singer/composer Gilbert Bécaud, who would soon become a giant of French pop and Delanoé's frequent writing partner. Their first success together came with 1953's "Mes Mains," and their collaboration produced numerous other classic hits, including "Le Jour Oú La Pluie Viendra," "Je T'appartiens" (a hit in English-speaking countries as "Let It Be Me"), "La Solitude, Ça N'existe Pas," and many more. Concurrently, he served as program director for the Europe 1 radio station from 1955-1960, which proved a springboard to further collaborations; he got the chance to write for the likes of Edith Piaf ("Les Grognards"), Yves Montand ("Cartes Postales"), and Andre Archstone (the Hubert Giraud co-write "Dors Mon Amour," which won the Eurovision song contest in 1958).
Delanoé continued to write hits with Bécaud during the early ‘60s, including 1964's "Nathalie" and the following year's "L'Orange." Delanoé next worked with Hugues Aufray in translating selected portions of Bob Dylan's repertoire into French, and struck up a productive new partnership with Michel Fugain, which produced "Je N'aurai Pas Le Temps" in 1967 (among several other hits). Delanoé also wrote hits for female artists like Petula Clark, Nicoletta, Dalida, Sylvie Vartan, and Nana Mouskouri. Beginning in 1971, he found his greatest success in quite some time in tandem with singer/composer Michel Sardou; over the next decade, they wrote a string of hits including "Les Vieux Mariés," "Les Villes de Solitude," "Les Lacs du Connemara," and "Les Deux Écoles," among others. Delanoé served three two-year terms as head of the French songwriters' trade organization SACEM (1984-86, 1988-90, 1992-94), and was eventually recognized as its honorary president, thanks to a list of credits that included an estimated 4000 songs over an incredible 50-plus-year career.
- Steve Huey, All Music Guide"
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Raw emotion is on display in Australian Story this week when officers investigating the disappearance of teenager Daniel Morcombe reveal how the case has affected them and their determination to solve it.
the disappearance of teenager Daniel Morcombe
Back in December Seven 2003 this 14year old went missing
never to be seen again, whilst waiting at a Bus Stop..
Looking back over the years, young women [some not so young]
go missing, and not so much fuss is made, nor suspicion of
murder, as is in this case. I had posted the story on blog-city with
my physic comment.. the captain thought little of my posting, stiff to
him, but I have deleted it and some link blogs and linked the
official missing site instead of my opinions...Blah,..blah
Research In Psychology: Methods and Design
By: C. James Goodwin
I did not choose the subject, it chose me,
Popped up when Aim to write a poem,
If that is at all possible, gee
Not that music is't a better choice, O'em,
'Twas to be something about the jolly season,
Contrasts in ways of life, countries & dwelling
So close to the edge, and far out of reason
Pushing & a Shoving, Snatching what bargan Selling.
Could we be less like Martha and more a Mary,
Sit at the Lords feet, and heed what HE is Telling,
Onward Christian Soldiers, Mercy little farie,
Love emitting, more as Child than of Bishop Pelling!
This is not my usual Blog Style, And I started posting to Wish you all Seasons Greetings, Enjoy the day, the moment Life and count your blessings. Dear Reader if you do read, please comment, just say something.
I had a good day with my daughter, shopping after I had lunch with her and 2 of her friends.. X wife of Son's was about, but I believe she was the one in dark vehicle that took off as we arrived, as our Jan spotted her sister at the office of the establishment, perhaps doing some re training.
We enjoyed our lunch of Chicken Schnitzel with chips and Salad, really putting the effort in to giving us a good lunch.
The following was on news yesterday evening, then again today, draw your own conclusions, I will just get into more hot water if I comment..
"The former Los Angeles advertising agency owner and nightclub operator was last night flown to a specialist burns unit in Brisbane after surgery to remove the .22 calibre bullet from behind his temple.
His attacker Michael Staines, 46, burst into the Patrick St home of ex-partner and social worker Claire Carey, 44, to find her naked in bed with Mr Gray.
It was their first official date with an outing to the basketball and drinks at the casino.
Mr Staines, a panel beater, shot Mr Gray in the head with a sawn-off .22 rifle, killed his ex-girlfriend with two shots to the chest and set the home ablaze in the murderous rampage about 1.30am on Sunday.
The state political candidate for Mundingburra in 2001 who was also facing child stealing charges from a 2005 incident, then turned the gun on himself."
Quote from todays Courier Mail
Then there is blog city where I have link blog page were
there is an entry for here..
“Thought I would click on the box that leads to godknowswhere.. Majorityrights I deleted from my e-mail list, not that they don't have intelligent comment. Just I get flooded with 'out there' bit like the 'shadows who followed me,' yes, but they were cunning, came in hire-car. Guess they got what they were looking for, and backed off..
Still we get the 'census,' they say is not personal, nor invasive. Who is kidding whom? Name, address, income, mortgage & 'can you feed yourself, do you need help getting to the toilet'...Isn't a bit too prying? Especially when I get an overseas call with a woman enquiring, "can I speak about your mortgage!" In future it will be the "Answering Service," that answers these calls, as I am sick of paying the extra 12dollars a month just to have number of who is calling, overseas calls an exception, comes up “unknown,” You may get hundreds of nuisance calls, a month, but to me, one is too many.
I agreed to on psychology student's homework questionnaire, then got flooded with weird O's ...Wanting answers, to all types of questionnaire. I tracked back to my work-supervisor, a social worker & her associates...She did one day, in the street, call out something about 'sorry,' like the half-hearted gesture a politician would say.
Back to the psychology department, as I can fathom, calls came from Melbourne, Australia which is not even my States Capital.”
This was the start of a letter to a fellow blogger that I did not send, but left here to consider, at a later date. Now on reflection, I won’t send by e-mail to any particular blogger instead, post it to one or more of my blogs.
Well there is some sense in not studying persons in your own state, and there is no rule in what you tell the ‘client,’ at the other end of the phone, your reasons why you are really asking her all these “survey” questions.
I am on the internet, most everyday, yet the only surveys I get are from ‘graham Young’ of the online opinion forum I am involved with most days. I have eased off getting the daily mon. to fri. postings of around 6 to 8 different topics.
There are the overseas news media, as well as capital city papers that also have a forum each. One edition that did not publish any of my comments is the Australian broadcast commission.
I do not have to return there, as there are plenty of other television & radio outlets in Australia, and more out there in the whole world.
Plenty of activity & opinions. People with too much, and others with too little. Some have much and strive for more, yet miss the everyday cuddles from their spouse, because he/she is impeded by something in their past life, or their goals are not met, or something much deeper in their psyche.
Getting back to my previous work supervisor from my work in local age care, just why was she calling “sorry,” what was ment by it? We would have to go back to the times when I worked under her supervision & was required by the ‘employer origination “ who were not really the boss, but the state & federal government that require those employed in any age care, be it an establishment where they house the elderly in hostel accommodation, an age care unit for the frail & dying clients and also what I was doing, home care, but not live in as a carer but give assistance to the clients in their home with bathing, & other personal care, as well as clean their home.
With these requirements they the government of today, require one to do a course called “age care three” which is do modules in a course that is both theory and practical.
I could manage the theory ok, re correspondence, but the other requirement, my supervisor said she was not qualified to train,!
I would have to move either to the big city, which is 180klm from my home, or to a country hospital. Eh? For something like eight hours per week.. My pay from this was going out in fees for the course!
Back a time to 1998, I resided in that city, tried a course for a fortnight in care of the intellectual disabled persons. [that is what they have been calling it…disabled or impaired]
To be continued at a later date as I am not that good at compiling a piece at one sitting & include all I wish to say in a readable well presentable manner.
How things come back to haunt us if we do not deal with them at the time of happening.
"Much of my life, I had a fear of MAN not all, just the ones who claimed they had God on their side.. If you forgive, but don't forget, that is power to you. If we don't forgive, that gives them the power..
Now, See neighbours cutting down trees, gums that break in storms.. suck up moisture! we water our yards, then dry because neighbouring trees are gums..
Other, Thiess, is the company working on the Westfarmers Currah Project, mining the river at Jellinbah. I have put some pictures on my fotka or what ever it is called, site.
Now I have told them who I am, re sign up for Thiess e-news. Probably can't do much except warn others, mainly farmers etc. that they are not all that they seem to be...Giving awards for water projects, saving water, great ideas... BUT once you alter the flood plain, and river course you are playing god, or DOG...GOD.... what ever... This is a project encouraged by our State Government, but one must suspect the Federal & Local ones too, as no environmentilist has questioned what has and is happening to the river and the present murky waters, as well as permanent damage to the flood plain.
Of Course, dear readers, you already understand, Farmers, Graziers and others working the land have been held accountable for what they do to the land. If they pull scrub [term we use to clear land of trees etc.] But by the same yard-stick, Mining Companys and their many contractors, are allowed, encouraged and expected to 'rape the land,' of what minerals that man can get the best price for, at this time.
I will nowgive you a few references that I have found in my search to how the official explainamation is put to the public, not the official reports in the local paper, that is watered down, no this is industry news, matter of fact, where no one in his/her right mind will, or would question.[apart from the damage already done, what is your job worth, or prospective employment if you go against big mining business??]
“The civil infrastructure will include a range of site infrastructure support facilities, an access road from Curragh North to the existing mine at Curragh, and a levee bank adjacent to the McKenzie River, it said.”
Question "Why the need for levee bank, why not have the same pronciple as applied to the 'wild river rules?'
This is old hat, already almost complete, that is, damage has been done, all I can do now is point!
"$290M Curragh North Mine Project For Queensland!"
Money in your pocket for now, who gives a sh**it about the future of the River!"Barclay Mowlem Construction has been awarded a contract for the design and construction of a 2500tph materials handling system for the Wesfarmers Curragh North project.
Barclay Mowlem general manager engineering David Hukins says the company was involved in the design and construction of the original coal preparation plant at the Curragh North mine site in the early 1980s."
eh...that is end of Quote/s
My next project or topic, I hope to do on wild rivers of Qld, of course as this is where the comparison is, where the mainly northern rivers of the state, no development is welcome, any where near the river, so why the fffff is it allowed on the McKenzie, part of the great Fitzroy basin river system!
I went for my walk around town with my trusty digital camera which is now 6 months old as I gave myself it for Christmas, only reason there is pictures on my photo site, as well as on page.To view, you will need to check out my pictures.
While I am here I can give you an update on what we have been discussing on our aussie forum called onlineopinion, which my pseudonym is "ELIDA" here is the URL.
This will take you direct to the forum topics. At the top where you log in, it will take you to where to regester, like most sites on the web. Also there is provision for your web page, one only, so if you have more to say on your favourite subject, this will take the frustration out of having to post or repeat the same stuff time after time, if like me you visit & have blogs in other areas. Cheers for now, and don't be shy at leaving a comment, there or here on my page, as I cannot bite.