Category Archives: Art

Carmen – “Habanera”

…as you’ve never seen it before…   Strangely, I seem to have remembered the same odd places from the 1970s as well… August Schram – clearly someone who has the same odd recollections, even if he is too young to … Continue reading

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The Lady With An Ermine

The UK’s National Gallery has just opened a major exhibition of Leonardo Da Vinci’s works. It’s a blockbuster, completely sold out, and the buzz has also reached the Netherlands, with articles in the Dutch press and items in the media. … Continue reading

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Someday, I’ll Go Back To Heaven

A large package was delivered yesterday morning. It turned out to be a work of art. My dearest friend, Len Curran, had, amongst his many other talents, an eye for Art. Many was the time during his travels abroad that … Continue reading

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Hannes Bok

I made a connection today. Between the artist called Hannes Bok, who produced some rather unsettling art, and the man called Hannes Bok who possibly died of starvation.

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“Up-to-the-minute 17th Century Technology”

I blogged a couple of weeks ago about the theatrical magic of Frankenstein. I regret that I haven’t made the effort to see earlier broadcasts of NT Live. And one production that I hope will be broadcast for NT Live … Continue reading

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The Story of Wind and Mr. Ug

Vi Hart describes herself as a recreational mathematician. She’s also a pretty good storyteller, as evinced by this little tale set on a topologically challenging world.

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A Day Out

Yesterday I left Martin in charge of the dogs while I travelled to Rotterdam for a day out with a couple of old colleagues. I arrived at midday, and the original plan was to stroll from Central Station down to … Continue reading

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