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Re: Learning bell ringing - an accomplishment! [message #61943 is a reply to message #61942 ] Wed, 08 February 2017 17:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
tassiegal  is currently offline tassiegal
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Probably!! I mean when you look at it its an obscure thing to do!
ANZAB in your patch next year I believe???
Re: Learning bell ringing - an accomplishment! [message #61955 is a reply to message #19713 ] Fri, 21 April 2017 15:54 Go to previous message
Julia  is currently offline Julia
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Gosh, it's been an age since I posted on the forum. But I had an excellent time at tower practice on Wednesday and I had to share this with people who would understand.

I started going to tower practice and handbells a few months ago. I'm learning quite slowly, especially in tower, where I get maybe 10 minutes of handling during a two hour practice, but things seem to have clicked at last - I'm pulling both strokes in rounds and I'm in control of the bell (which wasn't always the case, at least until about three practices ago).

And more exciting still - I've now managed (twice!) to ring a touch of Bob Minor on handbells with someone calling changes.

It's all finally starting to make sense!
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