Monthly Archives: March 2008

Simon Jaymes @ The Bedford

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To The Bedford in Balham to hear Simon Jaymes (see previous posting, too). He’s an amazing artist. The Bedford is also an amazing venue – they simulcast their gigs on the net & secondlife, so that my drinking partner for … Continue reading

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Youtube dance heaven

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I’m not going to comment or say what this is in case it brings the piece up in search engines and results in the clip being taken off Youtube, but let’s just say it’s a very famous work by a … Continue reading

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Book launch

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To Pushkin House in Bloomsbury Square to hear Marina Frolova-Walker’s lecture at the launch of her book on Russian Music & Nationalism from Glinka to Stalin, which I’ve already plugged three times (1, 2, 3) but it is fantastic, and … Continue reading

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Musings on music, dance & IT…

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…is the hastily thrown together strapline that’s been on my site for years. Every now and again – particularly when I drift off-topic onto banana muffins or catsthatlooklikehitler – I wonder whether I was overambitious to think that I could … Continue reading

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Diana Payne-Myers 80th Birthday Party pics

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Updated in 2020: How things have changed. Only in 2008 I thought it was fine to upload a gallery of a dear friend’s 80th Birthday Party. The gallery app that I was using at that time broke, so I decided … Continue reading

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Perfect saturday mornings look (and smell) like this

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It seems like months since I had the kind of Saturday I like – early to the pool, and something nice in the oven. I hate over-ripe bananas, but I keep being given them recently, so I take them and … Continue reading

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