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The Fat Lady of Death

Brünnhilde is the full figured soprano that sings at the end of Richard Wagner‘s opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. Brünnhilde is a… 125 more words


Guest Post: The Ring of the Mastermen

I love writing this blog but I also love reading other people being brilliant. Eventually I’d like to see this site expand to include multiple writers (multiple Historians!) but for now I’m glad to introduce our first ever guest post! 2,891 more words

DC Comics

Writers and Transition Deities

Move over Muses, Hecate holds sway over the Doors of Perception. Every scene has a tone and a story made of multiple scenes must stay in tune. 296 more words


A little bit of everything

It has been a very pleasant few days of tweaking the piano score of 1215: Foundation Of Liberty, listening to Wagner’s Die Walküre and overseeing the latest hidden surprises thrown up by the building works in London. 667 more words


Happy New Year! and other sarcoptimistic thoughts

From the depths of blanket hibernation, and on the other side of holiday overeating, travelling with viruses and meeting loved ones, here is for a calmer, healthier 2015! 95 more words


Michael Volle as Wotan

As Anthony Tommasini reported in The New York Times (3 Dec 14) when he reviewed the last revival of Otto Schenk’s production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1993) at the Metropolitan Opera, Michael Volle sang two performances as Hans Sachs while James Morris sang the remaining five. 180 more words


Joseph and his brothers, an anti war statement, and type of book review.

Deep is the well of mankind. ,

so began the epic Joseph and his brothers,

a quartet of novels based on

the biblical stories of Joseph, 313 more words

Charles Elffers