My Starships Start Here Contributions

In 2011, Nova Scotia had a campaign called Ships Start Here to rally the province around trying to get a $25 billion navy shipbuilding contract… which we did!

During this time, Andrew Burke came up with a cool parody campaign called Starships Start Here, where starships, space ships, science-fiction characters and the like, would be featured in Nova Scotian scenery. I found out a bit late, to be honest, but when I did, I made a bunch of contributions to it. The pics below are my contributions which have been released so far. Click on the thumbnail to see the larger version. Continue reading

Harry Potter 7, the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Wallpapers for iPad & iPad2 (1024×1024 pixels)

Would it be appropriate to wish all the Potterheads out there Happy Harry Potter Movie Day knowing It All Ends Here with the last of the Harry Potter movie installments?

Do you really believe this will really be it given all its successes?

That’s a debate for some other time, but in the meanwhile, here are some Harry Potter 7, Deathly Hallows Part 2 wallpapers for the iPad and iPad2 (same screen size). There are lots of HP 7-2 wallpapers out there, but not many for the iPad. Why? I don’t know. Maybe there isn’t a lot of demand for some. But in case there is, below are some properly designed iPad wallpapers that are 1024 x 1024 pixels.

I’ll be back Sunday with a whole slew of HP 7-2 wallpapers for all other monitor sizes.

Btw, why aren’t there promotional graphics for characters like Albus Dumbledore and Luna Lovegood?

Enjoy! And tell me how you liked the movie cause I have to watch HP 1 to 7-1 first. 🙂

Please click here for hundreds of wallpapers from older Harry Potter movies for various monitor sizes, and Facebook tagging memes!

Please click here for a big list of all the wallpapers on this site.

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Dear God, please take lots of people on May 21st so I can have more space on Earth

Dear God,

This Judgment Day on May 21st 2011, please take as many people as You can. I know You have standards where, supposedly, only 3% of the people will make it to Heaven. However, if you wouldn’t mind lowering those standards a bit and take another 10 or 20 percent, that’d be great. The animals and people remaining, along with myself, would love to have a little more space on Earth.

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Guitar and Ukulele Tabs for Here Comes the Sun (George Harrison)

This Beatles classic was written by George Harrison and has been used by him so much it seems wrong now to say the song was by the Beatles rather than George. The song is tabbed pretty much as is in the recording people know best, which is the one used in the video below.

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George Harrison

The one thing my tabs call for, though, is that the singer also sings all the main instrumental phrasings. You can hum it, if you like, but I prefer to use “doo doo”. It makes for a song with a lot of “doo doo” in it, but a good one! 🙂

All the notes are written out so wherever you see notes in the main body of the lyrics, you sing or hum them.

There is a bit of syncopated strumming in the middle instrumental interlude. “Slash” characters describe them. Read them left to right so if they rise, you’re on an upstroke, whereas if they fall, you’re on a down stroke. It’d be hard to describe it more without a video to show it, which I may some day, but I think if you listen to the song and try to strum along, you’ll get it. It’s not that difficult.

If you do the strumming and singing of the instrumental parts on top of the regular song, you’ll find you won’t feel like you need a band to play a pretty good version of this great tune. The depth of talent in the Beatles still blows my mind!

Enjoy!

Here Comes the Sun, George Harrison Guitar Tabs Letter Sized PDF

Here Comes the Sun, George Harrison Guitar Tabs Tabloid Sized PDF

Here Comes the Sun, George Harrison Ukulele Tabs Letter Sized PDF

Here Comes the Sun, George Harrison Ukulele Tabs Tabloid Sized PDF

If the letter size tabs (8.5″ x 11″) are too small for your eyes, you can either enlarge to tabloid size (11″ x 17″) using an automatic enlarge feature on many photocopiers, or download the tabloid sized versions for printing. The tabloid size tabs can be inserted into a typical letter sized binder on the 11″ size, and folded almost in half to fit. You just open each tab to use it.

Please click here for guitar and ukulele tabs and chords to other songs on this blog.

Flesch-Kincaid Grade Reading Level: 6.4