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Ozone Mama will whisk you away with their classic hard rock vibes

I am in love, yes, a deep and dirty love. Time for to scream it from the mountaintop! Ok, no need to worry my husband, my new love is a band from Budapest, … 289 more words



So clearly I have a fear of commitment when it comes to blogging. I have written down intermittent entries in various notebooks, but never got around to updating my blog.So a short recap of my last few months. 301 more words

Despite Viktor Orbán's best efforts, Hungarian football is not a success story

I never  in my wildest dreams thought that one day I would be searching for details on some fine points of football/soccer. In fact, in my teenage years I was so indifferent to the world’s favorite sport that I wouldn’t even attend the “game of the century” in Pécs when the “Golden Team/Mighty Magyars” played against the not so mighty locals. 886 more words


David Oistrakh plays Kodaly Three Hungarian Dances 1954 (great compositions/performances)

David Oistrakh plays Kodaly Three Hungarian Dances 1954

David Oistrakh (1908-1974), Russian violinist

Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967)
Drei Ungarische Tanze (Three Hungarian Dances)

Naum Walter, piano

Recorded in 1954

Went to Budapest and ...

Having braved the Hungarian metro and its less than easy ticketing system (details to follow), day one in Budapest was spent at the Szechenyi baths, the largest medicinal baths in all of Europe.  1,152 more words


Phoenicopterus Portraiture

Yo Baraterooneys  Had chores to do this glorious morning so didn’t go Richard the Thirding, so I’ve posted a few bird portraits taken the last week at Barnes WWT.   52 more words