the piano guys on tour

The Piano Guys: A Show To Remember

I was first introduced to the music of The Piano Guys thanks to the power of adverts. I don’t know if you remember it but there was a travel agent advert on TV where a man begins the story as an ogre and as his family holiday starts and progresses he sheds his ogre exterior to reveal the man underneath. Every single time it came on the music pulled at my heart and one day I turned to my husband and told him that I needed to know what it was. He agreed and had said he loved it too… so over to Google we went and soon discovered the sheer talent that we had been missing out on. The song was Beethoven’s 5 secrets and here if you haven’t heard it before here it is: Continue reading “The Piano Guys: A Show To Remember”

thank you for the music? text across lined paper

What Message Is This Sending To Young Girls?!

Music has always been a big part of my life and during my childhood I loved watching Top of the Pops, listening to the top 20 on radio 1 whilst learning all the words to my favourite songs. Ok, I know some were controversial and Madonna may have sung about a few things that a child shouldn’t have heard – asking my Mum one day what a Continue reading “What Message Is This Sending To Young Girls?!”

album cover of belightful music

How We Have Been Tackling Bedtime With Belightful Music

As you are probably aware by now, Jake does not sleep well. The issues vary from refusing to go to bed, getting up several times once we have put him to bed to waking up at a variety times during the night. There is no rhyme or reason, the health visitor could not solve the issue by changing meal times, varying his food or by introducing a gro-clock and as he doesn’t do it at the same time every night so it isn’t a habitual issue. I have tried every trick in the book, even resorting to Continue reading “How We Have Been Tackling Bedtime With Belightful Music”