Cooley’s reel / cooleys – Tutorial notes dots and tabs for Whistle and guitar

Cooley’s reel – Cooleys

This page is part of my tunebook and is meant to make it as easy as possible for you to learn to play the Cooley’s real – also known as:” Joe Cooley’s, Joe Cooley’s Fancy, Joe Cooleys, Luttrell’s Pass, Put The Cake In The Dresser, Put The Cake On The Dresser, The Tulla”.

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I miss your poetry she said

 

thinking about you

 

“I miss your poetry she said”

Words, small messages, tiny beeps…
My phone trembles occasionally.

A call for attention, a short little poke,
Yes – here I am, I’m thinking about you.

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Google Translate experiment: Poetic expressions from English to Turkish

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Lost in translations / çeviriler kaybolmuş (scroll down for the Turkish version)

If I write to you,
but you don’t understand me,

If you want to reply,
But cannot find the words,

If I see you looking,
With pain in your eyes,

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Vlog #2: inspired thoughts to build a creative community

#DTV Durf te vragen: PTSS en EMDR wat is dat?

PTSS

“Ga maar eens googlen en onderzoeken en bellen hoelang de wachtlijsten zijn”, sprak ze vol zelfvertrouwen – er van uitgaande dat het sowieso al duidelijk was dat ik die “EMDR” gewoon MOET gaan doen, wil ik überhaupt verder komen in mijn leven…

Heel vreemd hoe zaken ineens kunnen versnellen doordat één iemand iets schreeuwt. Eerlijk is eerlijk, er is natuurlijk een heel team aan te pas gekomen, meerdere mensen hebben ernaar gekeken – maar tóch: Ineens komt er bij de afronding weer een hele voor mij nieuwe term uit: PTSS – Post traumatische stress stoornis.

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Jamsession / new band project assignment

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Jam-session Project homework assignment:

“Describe the kind of music you would like to make, by what it is inspired and how you envision it. Use feelings, keywords and subtle descriptions.”

Hm… Okay, that’s an interesting idea. I don’t know yet if it’s gonna live up to your expectations, but for myself and my future musical projects this is an interesting question as well – so let’s just make a beginning!

The music I want to make has to be pure, honest, from the heart, primal. It has to work, in the sense that it just has it’s basic ingredients that supplement each-other. Everything that’s in it should have it’s function and fit. Less is more, to me music has a function. It has to portray something or invoke something, and whatever it is that you are trying to express – the message should be clear. So if it’s energetic, it should energize, if it’s dreamy it should create images, if it’s relaxing it really has to slow people down.

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