Category: Music

Favourite Music Thursday: “O lux beata trinitas”

“O lux beata trinitas” is a Vespers hymn by William Byrd, sung by (among other artists) Anonymous 4 and appears on their album Four Centuries of Chant. For more information about the hymn, click here. The Latin text is followed by an English translation[1] and then an Afrikaans… Continue Reading “Favourite Music Thursday: “O lux beata trinitas””

Favourite Music Thursday – Numb by Linkin Park

Favourite Music Thursday – You Are Loved by Josh Groban

Something uplifting before the weekend…

Favourite Music Thursday: Me and the Moon

I love this song and the music video is simply beautiful! Shane Filan – Me and the Moon

NaNoWriMo Prep – Pantsing and Planning

Here we are one weekend away from the start of NaNoWriMo!

Epic and Amazing Writing Music (Part 2)

Read the first part of the writing music posts here – Epic and Amazing Writing Music (part 1) A lot of writers (like me) use music to set the scene while writing and I’m always on the lookout for new music that will suit… Continue Reading “Epic and Amazing Writing Music (Part 2)”

Favourite Music Thursday – Geronimo by Sheppard

Something to start getting you in the right mood for the weekend! And, of course, you have to add this –

Favourite Music Thursday – Something to Lift the Spirit

Today has been a very trying day. I find that early music helps to lift my spirit most days and I really like Hildegard von Bingen’s music. Here’s “O Pastor animarum”, with the English translation below. O Pastor animarum Antiphon for the Redeemer (R… Continue Reading “Favourite Music Thursday – Something to Lift the Spirit”

Favourite Music Thursday – Toe vind ek jou

Of Gunsteling musiek Donderdag – Toe vind ek jou This week’s song is an Afrikaans one called “Toe vind ek jou” (Then I found you). The duet is by Francois van Coke and Karen Zoid and the song is absolutely beautiful. * Hierdie week… Continue Reading “Favourite Music Thursday – Toe vind ek jou”

Tuesday Tea Time Reads – A Trio of Tales

The prompt included using the title of a song as the title of your 100-word story. I tried to write three stories which are part of a bigger whole, but could still be read separately. Below the stories are the songs I used.