Jamie’s progress


January:    Starts participating in lunchtime performances at Trinity Laban.

                   Tree of Life homeopathy last year may be having a calming effect.

February:  Participated in e-Luminate Festival in Cambridge.

                    Best Friend Harry comes for sleepover at half-term.

March:      First attempt at Grade 8 piano does not produce the desired result

                   due to suspected unfair penalty from examiner, so will be re-taken.

                   Wins Moreton Hall House Music Festival with piano and double

                   bass performances.

April:        Brilliant school report: A’s in Maths, History, Geography, French

                   Latin and ICT.

                   Another Easter visit to Bristol where Jamie recognised African

                   Penguins at the Zoo from our visit to South Africa 16 months ago.

May:           Double-Bass Grade 6 exam: Distinction!

                    Jamie’s first weekend away this year to go on the Great Central

                    Railway, inspired by Michael Portillo

June:           Organ Grade 6 Exam: Distinction!

                    Aspergillus Niger IgG down from 65.2 mg/l to 36.9 mg/l following

                    course of terbinafine - the first time a treatment has reduced the IgG

July:           Grade 8 Piano Exam: Distinction!

                    Great Summer holiday starting in Edinburgh and Glasgow for the

                    Commonwealth Games.

August:    Fantastic holiday continued in Orkney. Great coastal walks, seafood,

                   neolithic history and of course playing the organ at St. Magnus.

September:   Appointed Music Captain at Moreton Hall Prep School (duties

                        include accompanying church service on organ, accompanying

                        string & wind soloists and playing hymns in assemblies).

                        Great trip to west country including the longest steam railway

                        in the country.

October:       Selected to play in under-15 section of Royal Academy, Royal

                      College and Trinity Guildhall Junior Departments piano festival.

                      Completed Royal College of Organists (RCO) four-day residential

                      organ course in Bristol.

November:    Baptised a Catholic entirely of his own free will.

                        Second course of terbinafine did not have desired effect - IgG

                        for Aspergillus Niger back up to 52.8 mg/l


December:    Superb holiday in South Africa, we never thought we would go

                        again, thank goodness for Air Miles!



Weather Forecast 2085 at Space Centre, Leicester

Saturday, 6 September 2014