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Remembering Sir Andrzej Panufnik

This year we celebrate the centennial of composer and conductor Sir Andrzej Panufnik, one of Poland’s leading musicians of the twentieth century.

In February 1990, Panufnik debuted as guest conductor with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, leading two of his works: his Concerto for Violin and Strings (with co-concertmaster… 435 more words

David Cameron ‘kicked himself hard' over Queen purring remark

The prime minister has admitted he was ‘embarrassed’ and ‘sorry’ over a remark he made about the Queen purring when she was told the result of the Scottish Independence referendum. 166 more words



And so on to Gore.

Home to brown trout,

the Gold Guitar awards,

and of course Sgt Dan, the Creamota Man.

If spring was enthusiastic in Dunedin it was positively ebullient in Gore. 591 more words

Road Trip

David Cameron Should Be Royally Embarrassed By Independence Flub

It is safe to say that Elizabeth II’s 12th and current Prime Minister is not her favorite Prime Minister — this week at any rate. 773 more words

Beg your pardon, Your Highness: David Cameron apologizes for saying Queen 'purred' on phone

Prime Minister David Cameron is begging the Queen’s forgiveness after he was caught on camera saying she “purred” over the Scottish referendum results.

Prime ministers in the United Kingdom have long consulted the monarchy on matters of national interest, from wars to the recent separatist referendum in Scotland. 288 more words


A Regal Reception

Buckingham Palace, as well as the royal residences of Windsor Castle and Holyroodhouse, holds several receptions each year. These receptions are hosted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and are often held to recognize achievements or to mark state visits. 182 more words


Cameron and Queen in alleged 'dirty phonecall' scandal

David Cameron’s office has rejected calls for him to apologise to the Queen, after footage emerged of him allegedly describing a dirty phonecall with the monarch. 246 more words