Musical musings

9 November 2010 by

On Monday 1st November I had the fantastic experience of singing in a performance of Verdi’s Requiem at the Royal…

Golding, guns and Gaia

15 October 2010 by

Keith has recently blogged on forgotten heroes of science; by contrast, I’m going to mention a literary figure who has…

Prize-winning reads

30 September 2010 by

Hands up, who has a problem with buying books? By that I don’t mean a fundamental objection to the activity,…

Gutsy Yanks

3 September 2010 by

Flying home from a speaking engagement in Michigan last month left me with a dilemma – I hadn’t brought enough…