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The sound of a nightingale in the holly tree in our front garden, recorded a few days ago. Little moments like this make life joyful.

RIP Richie Havens. January 21, 1941 – April 22, 2013

Fade Away, by the Mummers. Their cover of an obscure Todd Rundgren song!!

Ahmed Baba Institute in Timbuktu set on fire by retreating Islamist militants. Why??

This link takes you to the Institute’s website.

It’s Holocaust Memorial Day. Auschwitz-Birkenau - lest we forget.

It’s Holocaust Memorial Day. Auschwitz-Birkenau - lest we forget.

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anna pavolva…


Anna Pavlova. my grandmother saw her dance in 1921

bohemianwaif:

anna pavolva…

Anna Pavlova. my grandmother saw her dance in 1921

John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman. ‘Lush Life’ 1963

Dec 2

If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.

- Gustav Mahler

The 'Poorest President in the World' - Jose Mujica of Uruguay. If only there were more like him!

Poems for Remembrance Day - 'The Dug-out' by Siegfried Sassoon followed by 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' by Wilfred Owen performed by Little Machine. Thanks, Walter.