On March 1st hubby and I had our 12 year annniversary. I can’t even imagine that it’s been twelve years since our first date. But I thought there must be a song in this – and turns out, there is…Continue reading ““6 Million Minutes” – Original Song”
This is a song, that probably a lot of you can relate to. Well, at least if you’ve ever been doing your own laundry. “Ballad of the Lost” is about a sock that gets lost, presumably in the tumble dryer. I know it happens to me all the time and I’m sure you all know what I’m talking about. But there’s a very special sock, that inspired this song.Continue reading ““Ballad of the Lost” – Original Song”
“Work in progress” was inspired by a conversation I had with my ukulele teacher. We sometimes get lost in conversations about random stuff (I promise, we do actually work on my ukuele skills as well – even if it doesn’t always show).Continue reading ““Work in Progress” – Original Song”
Some songs are really hard to get out and sometimes a song comes real easy – this is one of the latter ones. It’s called “One Day” and I can’t even tell you how I came up with it…Continue reading ““One Day” – Original Song”
Does your mind sometimes wander off and you can’t concentrate on your current task? Do you start with writing an important report and you end up thinking about monkey, monkey, elephant? Well, it does sometimes happen to me and there is this crazy scene from Gilmore Girls that inspired me for this song:
I introduced you to the fraud police in my blog post about my ukulele retreat last September. And back then I made a note, that “Fighting the Fraud Police” might be a good song inspiration and it was. I’ve had parts of the chorus for months now, and after my songwriting retreat this January I was so inspired when I came home, that I sat down and finally wrote the whole song.
Some of you may remember that I told you, that public transport was my second favorite transport mode. Well, here’s a story about my favorite transporte mode: Walking.
I had a great start into the new year and spent the first weekend of 2019 at a songwriting retreat in the beautiful Waldviertel in Lower Austria. As you all know, I started to write my own songs a couple of months ago and I soon felt the need to get more insight, find out if I’m doing it right (hello fraud police…) and how other people tackle that task. Not many songwriting workshops are offered here in Austria though so I was really happy when I found this special weekend long offer at GEA Akademie.
Hello my lovely ukuleleists,
I thought I should give you little heads up on my ukulele travel and workshop plans this year (or at least for the first half of the year). These are the things I already booked: