The last couple of days have been spent working on the DGM Live website, forthcoming KCCC materials and putting together the schedule of interviews for when I’m down in
It’s good seeing a variety of people connected to the prog-rock continuum but of course each interview has to be prepared for and research has to be undertaken.
Tom has finished his history assignment and has turned in good piece of work although it’s been hard work for both of us. Part me is with Tom in not wanting to be bothered with it all (very much my approach when at school). Yet tonight when he got in he was obviously pleased and full of himself.
The reason being, his last English assignment which had been expected to garner a C+, has produced an A-. The leap in the mark was due entirely to the amount of work Tom had put into the piece between outline and completion.
It took a Herculean effort to get Tom to do it but now having received praise from his teacher and got an improved mark, he can see that the effort was worth while. He’s 14 and the pressure on boys at that age to jack studying and to arse about in class is significant. And I should know.
Because of all the work with Tom, I'm missing Joe at the moment.