When we were in Sweden, I had forgotten to ask someone to bring some nyckelharpa strings to Österbybruk for my stock – I like to change the playing strings every year or so. I was going to ask someone to bring some over to Halsway in September, but duckduckgo-ing revealed that the String Zone now stock them. Excellent!
We have been at the Boda Bar for about a year, but it’s closing on Tuesday. The Boda Bar group will still be there, and we don’t know what will happen at the current venue – so keep watching the Edinburgh Scandi Session website to find out where we end up! Photo of the survivors of the session above – there were eight of us in total but others had to go earlier.
A lovely warm day – up to about 29C at maximum inland – so rather than the usual swim at the pool Anne and I went off to the beach at Yellowcraigs. Continue reading
Final 50th anniversary celebration photo – the command module and service module on the way home after transearth orbit injection. (I think it’s 1/100 scale)
Another great session at The Steam Packet in Isle of Whithorn with some lovely musicians. Sadly no fiddles there but the nyckelharpa did its best to make up!
This model is 1/72 scale – I added things like the gold foil from sweetie wrappers!
Another excuse to display one of my old models. This is the command module and service module. docked to the lunar module, at the time the service module engine fired to put the spacecraft into lunar orbit.
I didn’t expect to see this as the forecast earlier in the day predicted cloud. However it cleared allowing me to take photos of the moon low in the southern sky.
Taken at about 2345BST. (1/1000s, f/5.6, 200mm focal length)