Thursday, 31 December 2015

BAIKAL ICE live sound

BAIKAL ICE live sound "...A group of Siberian percussionists have become an internet hit with an exhibition of ice drumming on frozen Lake Baikal. In minus 20C, they found by pure chance that the one metre thick ice has a distinctive and haunting rhythm all of its own, reported the Siberian Times...."

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Stuart Hodgson, passed away yesterday at the age of 91

Bob Wilson  posted... "I just had a sad message from Eugene Hodgson. His father, Stuart Hodgson, passed away yesterday at the age of 91. Stuart Hodgson was one of the most important people in the building of the Northwest Territories as we know it today, and is fondly remembered by many here in the North. He was the man who moved the Government of the Northwest Territories to Yellowknife from Ottawa. My mother worked as his Executive Secretary for many years, and always spoke very highly of him. He will be missed..."