Posted by David J. James
Original playout date: 11 July 2007
Once again a nice memory of my late parents, and I am glad that there are these few snatches of them that live on. As indeed do the charming scenes of all three little ones so cute and tiny, and Elena walking around on her own. These were the days we thought would never end, and thanks to video, my friend, in a sense they don’t.
My parents are not the only ones late in this video, it is worth mentioning. The song “smuglianka” was recorded by the Russian Alexandrov military choir, which was brought to their untimely deaths in an air accident a couple of years ago. Their recordings also give them a kind of immortality.
We have George’s fourth and Sophie’s seventh birthday parties together in this enchanting film.
***Statistics and Credits***
Views at the time added to HTV: 266
Likes at the time added to HTV: 6
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 1
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 85.7%
Comments at time added: 2
Total interactions at time added: 9
Total interactions to views 3.4%
Camera: Panasonic DMZ -FZ30
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Home, terrace and indoors
Other people featured: Parents, Elena, Sophie, Tanya, George, Sophie’s friends and their parents
Music used: Smuglianka, Alexandrov Choir
Languages used: English Polish, Russian
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks: Very underviewed for the significance that it has, at least to us, but for sure one of my personal favorites from the channel.
About David J. James56 year old UK origin Chartered Accountant and business consultant who loves languages, literature, history, religion, politics, internet, vlogging and blogging and lively written or spoken discussion, plays backgammon and a few other board games. Walks and listens to Audible for hours a day usually, and avoids use of the car. Conservative Christian, married to an angel with advanced Multiple Sclerosis. We have three kids, two of them autistic, and we live in Warsaw, Poland. On the board of the main British-Polish charity Fundacja Sue Ryder in Poland, and involved in the Vocational Autistic School of "Nie Z Tej Bajki" in Warsaw. Member of Gideons International. Serves on two committees of the Chamber of Auditors in Poland, and on several Boards and Supervisory Boards. Has own consultancy called Quoracy.com delivering business governance and audit/valuation solutions as well as mentoring. Author of the GoldList Method for systematic optimal use of the long-term memory in learning.
Posted on 29/01/2018, in Autism related, Autobiographical, FIlming While Eating, Gallery style (showcases my photos), George, My Wife, Parents, Sophie, Tanya, With Another Person and tagged Alexandrov choir, birthdays, Elena, family, George, old days, Parents, Smuglyanka, Sophie, Tanya, terrace. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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