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Partita for Solo Harp ("Rain")

(The accompanying picture is of a raindrop, but so close-up and out of focus that it’s impossible to tell.)


Weekend Read and Listen - Sounds For A Sunny Day

Rhain  hails from my sunny Island home, I think she’s one of the brightest upcoming stars in a world full of hidden talent. 210 more words

Arvo Pärt: Seven Magnificat Antiphons

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tönu Kaljuste, conductor.

Classical Music

Money and Space versus Sentimentality and Time.

Do you remember my gigantic “To Ebay” box in The Room of Doom? At the beginning of the year I set myself the target of emptying it by the 1st April – a quarter of the way through the year. 504 more words

In Pursuit of Less But Better

“Less but better” is a phrase credited to Dieter Rams (1932-), the German functionalist industrial designer.

I am slightly obsessed with it.

And then there’s this one: “If I’d had more time, I’d have written less”, which has been attributed to, in various forms, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, T.S. 122 more words


The minimalist business

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have been on a journey they call “Minimalism.”  It’s about designing a life which is not based on consumerism, but on what’s really necessary in life. 368 more words

Success In Business

Make Yourself Rich - Summer Challenge

“I make myself rich by making my wants few” – Henry David Thoreau

So excited to be heading into Toronto this week to view theMinimalist’s Documentary on minimalism.

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