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Exercise 4.2: The British landscape during World War II

We are to read the short extract from ‘Landscape for Everyone’, published in John Taylor (1994) A Dream of England: Landscape, Photography and the Tourist’s Imagination then summarise the key points in our learning log, along with any other observations or reflections. 350 more words


Young Guns – Ones And Zeros

Set aside everything you thought you knew about Young Guns before you even attempt to listen to Ones And Zeros, this is not quite the same beast as their previous efforts. 463 more words


Cluelessness about Strategy, Tactics and Discretion

In his op-ed in the weekend Wall Street Journal, John Taylor restates his confused opposition to what Ben Bernanke calls the policy of constrained discretion followed by the Federal Reserve during his tenure at the Fed, as vice-chairman under Alan Greenspan from 2003 to 2005 and as Chairman from 2005 to 2013. 2,597 more words

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Kenny Wheeler | Verona

From the album What Now? – the track Verona brings the peaceful tone of Kenny Wheeler – it’s not difficult to imagine ourselves wandering along the beautiful city! 22 more words


It's International Jazz Day!

More than 700 events in more than 185 countries and all 50 United States…Jazz is alive and flourishing!

Who Was Lady Mondegreen?

Have you ever been shocked to discover that the words of a song you’ve heard countless times were not the actual lyrics—or even close? Would you also be shocked to know there is a term for this kind of error? 491 more words


Released today in 1985: Get It On

On 13 January we looked at the first of two Duran Duran splinter groups, Arcadia, which featured Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor; the other was so-called “super group” … 506 more words