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“you won’ believe dis, but dis heah Haole play like real Hawaiian”

And now a positive message. My ukelele playing has been accepted by local Hawaiians. Part of the adventure that included getting my money stolen… also included apparently amazing a few Hawaiians with my ukelele playing “you won believe dis brudda, … Continue reading

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Eh wot u say brudda?

I’ve noticed my voice picking up an accent, definitely influenced by pidgin.  More staccato, with a bit of Irish lilt, just like pidgin. I’m not trying to, and I prefer it to the bland manner of speech so common in … Continue reading

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Pidgin hole me will you? Neigh….

Today was great, I got out here earlier than expected, but still too late to try to venture further beyond Paia.  I did, however, finally stop by the beach for a bit to sit, breathe, stretch and yes, even snapped … Continue reading

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Pidgin. and time passage.

I don’t know why folks say Pidgin is so hard to understand.  It’s actually more akin to how I noticed myself speaking when I was in my late teens/early 20’s… when I noticed what a surfer/stoner way of speaking I … Continue reading

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