Monthly Archives: November 2010

In the shadows of great men

A couple of weeks ago I went to see a 22 year old Korean pianist called Sunwook Kim.  There were about 200 people in the audience, mostly grey haired and all very knowledgeable about music.  The man next door to … Continue reading

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Just another day

Today is Armistice Day and millions of people will be wearing red paper poppies and observing a silence at 11:00 to remember the soldiers who have died in recent wars.  I’ts also Martinmass and if you had lived six or … Continue reading

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Which comes first Culture or Lunch?

I’ve just had a lovely holiday in Slovenia.  I didn’t know a lot about the country before I went so I read all the descriptions I could find.  They all had the same theme: ‘Europe in your pocket’, ‘where the … Continue reading

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