Had a nice time in Adelaide’s city centre today. I haven’t been to the CBD for ages. It was nice to have the time to wander, listen to buskers and watch a magician too.
I bought this flute book from Allens Music-
Movie Favorites – Flute
Series: Essential Elements Band Folios
Arranger : Michael Sweeney
Composer : Various
A collection of popular movie songs arranged to be played by either full band or by individual soloists with optional accompaniment CD. Each arrangement is correlated with a specific page in the Essential Elements Band Method Books. Includes: Forrest Gump – Main Title • The John Dunbar Theme • Theme from Jurassic Park • Raiders March • Chariots of Fire • Apollo 13 • Somewhere Out There • Man from Snowy River • Star Trek – The Motion Picture • Theme from E.T. •
Amazon.com: Selections from Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Instrumental Solos), Vol 2: Flute (Book & CD) (9780739054765): Staff, Alfred Publishing: Books
Some of these books were at Allens Music too. It looks like an interesting format and idea having the CD and the book. I may buy some of these books from either Amazon or Allens.
Spotlight is still having its sale so I got some more lovely glass beads at reduced prices!
Met up with Adelaide Hackers group at Cibo for food and chat. A lot of the talk I can’t follow as it’s very advanced hardware focused but it was good to see everyone again as we hadn’t had a get together since early last year. I did have a good chat with David Rowe about writing lesson plans for teachers using the XO in classrooms so I may be able to contribute some ideas and lessons I’ve used with the students I tutor (using my xo) as well as from my years of teaching computing and working for Teen Challenge. David’s part of the Seaton OLPC group who are working on a roll out of XO’s in Timor Leste.