You might have noticed that I have been silent for a week. It’s been very strange for me to spend a full week with restricted Internet access but it did me some good too. As a result I have done no research on Ukulele languages at all this past week.
In contrast, I spent more time trying out various things on my Fluke and practising some of the techniques detailed in Al’s Ukulele Strumming ebook. If you haven’t bought your copy already, I strongly recommend you do so. There is enough information in the book for all levels ukulele players, plenty of MP3’s and videos to illustrate the different techniques and if you are learning the ukulele on your own, fundamental notions such as rhythm and tempo are explained.
My Fluke has visited some lovely narrow flowery alleys (venelles) on l’île de Ré, an island off the French Atlantic coast opposite La Rochelle. Here is a glimpse of what it
looked like :