Monthly Archives: December 2015

Walking into a Phenomenology of Christmas and Stumbling Over 654 Incantation Bowls


“Study hard what interests you in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.” Richard Feynman I started this post bemoaning the lack of proper Christmas weather and ended-up lost in the phenomenological domains of Hegel, Husserl and Heidegger. Oh, … Continue reading

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Singing In Trafalgar Square


Other than that, I’m singing at three other venues before Christmas, the last of which is under the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square on 22 December. Continue reading

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Adding Flesh to Bone to the Accompaniment of Flesh and Bone


It’s funny how you find yourself drawn to collect without a clear idea in mind of what you’re going to do with the goodies.  You find you just have to wait for a future to turn up that  reveals all.   … Continue reading

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Snowflakes Keep Falling on my Screen, Britten and Pears


It’s turned midnight. It’s now December first. WordPress has switched on its snowflakes. They’re teeming down my screen. It’s officially the Christmas Season then. Here’s Britten’s There is no Rose, from his Ceremony of Carols.  I’ll be singing Ceremony (as well as … Continue reading

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