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Drinking

Alone connected feeling special, feeling sad such a big small world I am coming to the end of this trip of many places, many people, much music and thinking. Sitting outside by the river in Brisbane eating and drinking a couple of cocktails and pondering the world I have witnessed and the wor...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 27 November 2017
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Teaching

playful music creative pedagogy seems to make us smile My time clock is really out of control waking at 5am most morning now and today I get to work on the planning for the next international Community Music Gathering in Tbilisi in July 2018 before a planned Skype with my co-chair Mary Cohe...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 26 November 2017
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Watching

as the day goes by I wonder which is my tribe travelling again Transition from NZ to Queensland with an early flight and a window seat to see the coastline disappear and 3 hours later a very different sandy beach one appear. It is warm when I arrive and I realise it is truly the beginning o...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 25 November 2017
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Storytelling

working together values shared 'cross continents music a vehicle This mornings conference has a focus on Pacifica and we meet in the magnificent Fale to start the day learning a dance - a Sasa. It is percussive and full of claps and simple arms movements all learnt sitting on the floor. ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 24 November 2017
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Remembering

Music and learning were passions of my father passed along to me If my father was alive this would have been his 95th birthday. He died 3 years ago and so today I took some time out to walk to the sea though this lovely rose garden, listening to Barenboim playing the 48 by Bach and think...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 23 November 2017
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Celebrating

old friends share curry open air, good wine, stories change is on the way Day two of a conference and we all gather with a focus to start the day on Health and Wellbeing - a link back to our HK conference is good to remember. Just one week ago we were gathering with social workers, therapists...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 22 November 2017
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Thinking

how do we do this? engaging communities music art dance food The conference of the World Alliance for Arts Education has started! It is a connected conference of international drama, music, dance and visual arts networks that meets every 2 years. This time in Auckland it is also the meetin...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 21 November 2017
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Talking

Friendship over years We drink tea and remember Drinking tea before This post bridges the time in HK and the new adventure here in New Zealand - a country I know very little about at all.  Before leaving the city there were a few people I really wanted to see so I pack my bags and...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 20 November 2017
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Walking

Music in Hong Kong Together we celebrate It's been a Long Walk     The image of Hong Kong as a packed city with no space is to be contrasted with the great trails, hills and reservoirs that you can reach so quickly from the urban centre.       I was ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 19 November 2017
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Playing

High on a ladder Blues at Green Wave Gallery With friends and strangers I have been waiting for a few days for a swim and today I made it to the local open air 50m pool in Sham Shui Po. Busy at 7.30 am but I find a lane and really enjoy putting my body through the water. I have been coming to...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 18 November 2017
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Learning

Best way of learning? Hard for me sitting listening Body needs to move It is the start of the two main conference days and the team at CCCD have been working brilliantly to set it all up. These days sit in a context of a week of workshops and performances all focussed on Wellness and the...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 17 November 2017
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Sharing

Welcoming baby Shares joy in the simple world I try with music Early morning hard work finishing an application, writing a proposal and catching up on emails. Will the tidal flow of messages slow down as I travel I wonder? It is so essential to be in the moment but the nature of my job i...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 16 November 2017
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Connecting

  Out of a deep sleep Drills, hammers, shouts of workers I am not surprised Yesterday I lost a whole nights sleep getting here with a badly timed flight (for me) so everything is hazy this morning.  Out into the warm air and down to the subway (MTR) to meet Dave Clark on HK is...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 15 November 2017
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Arrival

    Arrive yet again Eighteen days ahead to play In my element I arrived at the CCCD office (my long term partners here) after hiking my luggage through the familiar streets of Sham Shui Po. It is all so friendly and easy and I am soon in deep conversation with Mok (cul...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 14 November 2017
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Getting Ready

  This has been a huge autumn of thinking, activity and planning and now I am a day away from a long travel in which I expect i will be able to reflect and think about it all. Morecambe Streets Walking Tours, Sergeant Peppers Lonely One Man band, Succession planning, 24 Hour Music Party, Yo...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 12 November 2017
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