Category Archives: Sophie

Sophie James is the star of this show!

Sara and Daddy sing on the balcony


Playout date: 5 May 2007
Duration: 8:33

Everybody is happy, on the balcony with Sarkie from London, my daughter from my first marriage. She came to see her half sister and so we had a bit of a song. Not long before Sophie resorts to pulling faces in the background.
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Ugly Duckling


Playout date: 15 April 2007
Duration: 5:18

Another musical muckaround with Sophie, trying to interest her in musical classics, but Mozart’s Queen of the Nght is not on the menu tonight. Chick chick chick chick chicken is on the menu instead, and duck.
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Masz Ochotę – here you have Ochota!


Playout date: 2 April 2007
Duration: 8:08

I hope you enjoy the gallery part, showcasing photos of mine taken on a Spring walk like a hanami, with Sophie, feeding the birds in Szczesliwicki Park. Here you have Ochota in a nutshell, the part of Warsaw where we live, its charming mix of the drab post-socialist, the timeless park, and the new developments.
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You’re still you


Playout date: 17 March 2007
Duration: 3:46
Views at the time added to HTV: 418
Likes at the time added to HTV: 9
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 3
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 75.0%
Comments at time added: 4
Total interactions at time added: 16
Total interactions to views 3.8%
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: None
Location: Home
Other people featured: Sophie
Genre: Musical Muckaround
Music used: Josh Groban’s “You’re still you”
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

This has to be the worst ever rendition of this song, which is a hardwr one than it looks, in my defence. But best to treat this one as a comedy and Musical Muckaround with little Sophie.

Her little cute face is the only redeeming feature in this clip!

 

Sing


Playout date: 24 February 2007
Duration: 3:32
Views at the time added to HTV: 1,506
Likes at the time added to HTV: 14
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 7
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 66.7%
Comments at time added: 3
Total interactions at time added: 24
Total interactions to views 1.6%
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: None
Location: Home
Other people featured: Sophie
Genre: Family
Music used: “Sing a song” by Carpenters, karaoke version.
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

More musical messing around to develop the cute leetle keed.

Quote of the clip: “Don’t worry if it’s not good enough for all of You Tube to hear” – this seems to be my motto…

RL102-4 part 1


Playout date: 21 February 2007
Duration: 12:52
Views at the time added to HTV: 35,732
Likes at the time added to HTV: 169
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 3
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 98.3%
Comments at time added: 55
Total interactions at time added: 227
Total interactions to views 0.6%
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Home
Other people featured: None
Genre: Lesson
Music used: Daszkiewicz theme from Sherlock Holmes
Languages used: Russian and English
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

The groups that used to be in FB have been taken away, the Google group is also superseded by the Facebook group “Huliganov’s Russian Lessons Really Work” apologies if anyone’s time gets wasted by looking for these groups, hopefully you find the up to date groups, and also of course the GoldList Method User Group on FB.

Today’s lessons is about 1a verbs, adverbs and vocabulary building.

Quote of the clip: “Ostorozhno, tam gulyayut po-russki!”

More Musical Mucking Around


Playout date: 20 February 2007
Duration: 3:50
Views at the time added to HTV: 382
Likes at the time added to HTV: 4
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 4
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 50.0%
Comments at time added: 6
Total interactions at time added: 14
Total interactions to views 3.7%
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – slight use
Location: Home
Other people featured: Sophie
Genre: Family
Music used: Some pieces from Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera.
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

“She ‘as been well taught, by a grreat mastaire!” and now you see how I went about turning my kid into a real angel of music. Ie, keep it not too serious.

Teaching Sophie Music


Playout date: 20 February 2007
Duration: 3:22
Views at the time added to HTV: 884
Likes at the time added to HTV: 3
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 1
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 75.0%
Comments at time added: 2
Total interactions at time added: 6
Total interactions to views 0.7%
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – slight use
Location: Home
Other people featured: Sophie
Genre: Family
Music used: Pie Jesu, by Andrew, Lord Webber.
Languages used: Latin and English
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

The unbelievably cute and talented Sophie getting her mind around some wonderful composition by Andrew, Lord of haircuts, Webber.

Quote of the clip: “Agnus Dei, quis talet peccatum mundi”

Good old-fashioned lover boy


 

Playout date: 18 February 2007
Duration: 3:02
Views at the time added to HTV: 1,992
Likes at the time added to HTV: 18
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 5
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 78.3%
Comments at time added: 9
Total interactions at time added: 32
Total interactions to views 1.6%
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – slight use
Location: Home
Other people featured: Keghart, music, and Sophie James, choreography
Genre: Duet
Music used: “Good old-fashioned lover boy” by Queen
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

One of my favorite Queen songs and also probably the most under-rated of all, since most people seem not to have heard of it these days. I was lucky enough to find one version of it in early YT to sing along with.

Quote of the clip: “If things go right, just hold on tight”

Happy birthday, Tanya!


Playout date: 17 February 2007
Duration: 1:07
Views at the time added to HTV: 37,861
Likes at the time added to HTV: 17
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 5
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 77.3%
Comments at time added: 4
Total interactions at time added: 26
Total interactions to views 0.1%
Camera: Panasonic DMZ -FZ30
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – slight use
Location: Home
Other people featured: Tanya, Sophie, rest of family
Genre: Family
Music used: “Happy birthday to you”
Languages used: English with Polish in surroundings
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks:

Who gives pooh cake to their daughter for her birthday? We do. Tanya liked Winnie as much then as she does now. So cute only 5 years old blowing out the candles.

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