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Literature: Thomas Mann: Zauberberg and Faustus

Various thoughts on the worldviews, music, and endings of Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus and The Magic Mountain (Der Zauberberg), inspired by studying for my German Comps. 2,492 more words


Your Life is a Garden Worth Tending

How about a little spring?

I was so ready for it.  Were you?
I have enjoyed the simple and rewarding messy chore of getting some planting done in my garden. 328 more words

Nancy Olson-Chatalas

Too Fast! {Then a Four C Chicken Recipe}

High on adrenaline, I did another recital in an auditorium with my fellow piano students. Even though I usually manage to remain calm, going up on stage does give me an adrenaline rush, which sometimes results in my fingers independently thinking that they need to win a race. 455 more words


NTNU Symphony Orchestra

So tonight the university orchestra gave their performance for the semester at the National Concert Hall in Taipei.  A new work by Professor Chien for Choir and Orchestra, with a beautifully orchestrated opening section for bass instruments. 107 more words


A Waltz Part I

Be a darling and dream little waltzes,

maybe then you might wake. 

If you could only see 

the beauty of tragic things.


Give me your hand and just smile… 57 more words


Schubert with more hair

Hey guys, This is my very first post! Wanted to have a gallery with tabs on the year of when I did my artwork so that it would be more organise. 116 more words


My Desert Island Discs

I’ll just explain for readers of this blog who live outside the UK and who might not be familiar with Desert Island Discs, it’s a long-standing BBC radio programme where a someone who has achieved renown in their chosen field is interviewed about their life and work. 546 more words