Glebe Terrace

Where do you want to be … ?

Filed under Rhino's Place

Today(the 21st of June),I went to the Imax theatre and I saw Shackleton’s adventure.After the movie, we (my class and stage 3),  went for a walk along beside the maritime museum, the wildlife world , the aquarium and across a bridge,but just before the bridge , I saw my sister and her friends.I had a good time and enjoyed the movie, and I got a’ buy one full price ticket, and get one free’!

Posted by Rhino on Monday, June 21st, 2010


Filed under Rhino's Place

I saw a wallaby. It was brown and had spots on its back and I got about five metres away from it! A few days later I saw another two wallabies, a mother and her joey. The joey was about half the size of its mother and it was so cute!But they bounded off very quickly.

Posted by Rhino on Monday, June 21st, 2010


Filed under WordPress

Easy Adsense and Easy Adsense Redux are very powerful WordPress plugins.  However, there have been some concerns raised on some forums regarding the default settings, what they’re used for Continue reading…

Posted by Tessa on Tuesday, October 27th, 2009


Filed under Rhino's Place

Rhino wants a web space and will post here

Posted by Tessa on Sunday, July 5th, 2009


Filed under Music

There are a number of ways to group the keys, the most usual being a combination of four principal attributes: Continue reading…

Posted by Tessa on Monday, June 15th, 2009


Filed under Music
08-Dec-2019

I’ll keep it as simple as possible, there’s just a few things to describe here that are necessary to cover the basics. Latin is definitely not required . Continue reading…

Posted by Tessa on Monday, June 15th, 2009


Filed under Music

There are a small number of simple methods to work out keys & their key signatures.  Knowing these removes the mystery and increases both understanding & the ability to move beyond a single key.

Continue reading…

Posted by Tessa on Monday, June 15th, 2009


Filed under Music

“What’s an octave?”.  Apart from saying “the same note played higher”, I can’t really answer that question without stepping back and giving a bit more of the picture. Continue reading…

Posted by Tessa on Monday, June 15th, 2009


Filed under Music

I wanted to write a simple introduction to keys and key signatures as a way of helping my children as they started learning the theory side of playing music.  Let’s face it, once you’ve decided to move beyond playing the standard introduction1 to an instrument and actually learn it you don’t get far before at least encountering a key signature.

This article is about the western musical system which splits each octave into 12 notes (or semi-tones), the best representation of which is the piano keyboard.  There are other systems from a range of cultures, they’re not covered here.

The goal was to make this introduction understandable by children – no fancy words, convoluted terminology, fluff or esoteric nonsense that you can find in any of a hundred books – just plain everyday language.

Continue reading…