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Next Monday evening is our Fine Arts Association meeting, and I’ll be in attendance. I enjoy the monthly meetings although I have to admit to feeling very intimidated by all the artistic talent in the room. 667 more words

Art By Judith

Cellists, music, literature - at Branoul

Fanny Mendelssohn’s music was – dare one say ‘of course’ – not played during this literary evening. A few compositions by her brother were – dare one add ‘of course’. 640 more words


The Night Watch - Vigils

So my experiment, inspired by the daily routine of the medieval monks and fueled with research on the history of sleep, is supposed to take me to a routine that leaves me awake in the small hours. 514 more words

Joys Of Life

Interview: Irish Musicians in China

I am an Irish man so forgive me for having the hubris to write a piece solely based on other Irish men living in China. 1,799 more words

Stuck Between a Possum and a Spider

Here’s another “blast from the past” post, this time featuring my middle son. Enjoy!

“You have got to be kidding me.” That’s how my Nathan put it. 306 more words

Lessons From My Sons

Review - Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro

Nocturnes: Five stories of music and nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro
Published: 2010 by Faber & Faber (first published 2009)
Genre: Short stories, music, fiction, contemporary… 281 more words

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