Scarborough Fair – Just when you’ve seen it all

November 12, 2008

I’m learning Scarborough Fair right now on the guitar and i stumbled across this rendition. After watching this video it’s hard to carry on playing!

If it doesn’t come up, go here:
http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=WYHDQHQDS-4&feature=related

Here’s a live version of Simon and Garfunkel playing with Andy Williams. Simply brilliant.


Weather Comparison

November 2, 2008

All my family are scattered to the four corners of the earth. This is the weather we’ll be experiencing this week. (This is the weather forecast for the 1st week of November).

Vancouver, Canada

London, England

Wellington, New Zealand

Tokyo, Japan


Rumba 5 Cuban Rock Ballroom Dance

November 2, 2008

My brother is going to Cuba this month and now i know why! This has got to be one of the most raunchiest forms of ballroom dance i’ve seen so far for basic moves.


English Language Fun

November 2, 2008

I feel sorry for my students who are trying to learn this crazy language. Here’s some examples of how messed up the language can get.

  • The bandage was wound around the wound.
  • The farm was used to produce produce.
  • The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse
  • We must polish the Polish furniture.
  • He could lead if he would get the lead out.
  • The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
  • Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
  • A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
  • When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
  • I did not object to the object.
  • The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
  • There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
  • They were too close to the door to close it.
  • The buck does funny things when the does are present.
  • A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
  • To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
  • The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
  • After a number of injections my jaw got number.
  • Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
  • I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
  • How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?