Author Archives: David Adlam

About David Adlam

I am a conductor, composer, clarinettist and examiner for Trinity Guildhall working in Auckland, New Zealand and overseas

Head in the clouds

Today –  the day after NZ beat SA in the Rugby World Cup semifinal, the day dawned grey – I guess you could say the sun did not come up… I thought it might be a very good day to … Continue reading

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Creatures Great and Small

I set out early yesterday morning to drive along the coast road northwards to the town of Hermanus. Everything is further than it looks in South Africa. What looks like a hop step and jump on the map, seems to … Continue reading

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Cathaius interruptus

Spoiler: this blog post is really rather dull with very few photos. Because of a typhoon in Hong Kong on Monday, I missed my last night’s connection to South Africa by about ten minutes – almost three hours late. Apparently … Continue reading

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Oh to be in England, now that April is here…..

After a direct flight to the UK from NZ, with a short stopover in Hong Kong, I was intrigued to see England in the Spring. After a trip over premium Economy, it was interesting to see the difference between Aiur … Continue reading

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Peaks and troughs

Monday seems to be the day on which I do some of the tourist activities around Hong Kong. Last week we went up to the peak of Mt Victoria, on Hong Kong Island – the part of Hong Kong which … Continue reading

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Two faces of Hong Kong

A week of being back in Hong Kong… Time has flown by this week with a plethora of diploma exams. However there has been a little time for other things. Time to look around…look for places I remember from last … Continue reading

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Test new babies

This is a test of the new update from my phone

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