Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Happy Prince

Just watched “The Happy Prince” – a film about Oscar Wilde; written by, directed by, and starring Rupert Everett as Oscar. Simply magnificent.

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Merry Christmas

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Nine Lessons of Brexit

Ivan Rogers, the former UK ambassador to the EU, delivered a speech this week on the nine lessons of Brexit. The full 10,000+ words transcript is here, but if you prefer a précis, then this will do nicely. The basic … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Concert

Yesterday I went to an afternoon concert in which Lucas Jussen played Saint-Saëns 5th Piano Concerto with Het Gelders Orkest. I enjoyed it very much. Also on the program were the orchestral suites of Daphnis et Chloé, but what was … Continue reading

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Is There Life on Mars?

Simply extraordinary…

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