Monthly Archives: November 2008



It’s that time of year again. I didn’t stir up any puddings on this, stir-up-sunday, much as I would have liked, but I have decided what my advent calendar will be this year. In my experience, the best choreographers and … Continue reading

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The Owl & the Pussycat


On the way to the Tate Modern for tea with Chris got forced down a side-street as a diversion to Southwark Bridge, and came across this wonderfully eccentric house, where an Owl & a Pussycat stand in alcoves either side … Continue reading

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It’s been very strange going somewhere without having to play for class, as nearly every ‘holiday’ I’ve had in the last 10 years has had some element of work attached to it. I’d never been to Malta before, and the … Continue reading

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Autumn reds

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Circle of fifths


To the Barbican again to play for Mark Morris & company. He and they are so great to work with, so much fun, such great dancers, so intelligent, so appreciative. The enjoyment from those classes gets me up in the … Continue reading

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Romeo & Juliet & Mark Morris at the Barbican


On Wednesday, legged it down to the Barbican to see Mark Morris’s R&J, with the score unearthed by the incredible Simon Morrison – not just ‘a Princeton music professor’ as he’s been called recently, but a superstar scholar of Russian … Continue reading

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