Dear Diary

Plane Diaries II

Sound track: Vivaldi's Griselda I think this is number four?  Airplane travel somehow seems to blend into one continuous stretch of suspended time.  The back of plane seats all look the same. In flight magazines are mostly red or blue or yellow. Coffee is that kind of...

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Plane Diaries I

Plane diaries Wednesday, October 17th, 11:11 QA 424 Melbourne - Sydney Soundtrack: Hänsel und Gretel, E. Humperdinck. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Gretel: Lucia Popp, Hänsel: Brigitte Fassbender. Conductor: Sir Georg Solti. Decca 1978 This is the first of what I am...

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Jour du déménagement

Another post that has been a long time coming. I am struggling to get the hang of this writing business. One delays for so long. You think, hmm, today I’m not in the right mind set. Today it will come out all wrong. Well, this day also feels like one of those days....

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Un dia de español

The ship docked at around 8:00am.  There wasn’t the fanfare you might expect.  No whistles or horns.  Not even an announcement to say we had arrived. Just an electronic beep alerting the shore crew the massive cruise liner was ready to make contact.  I enjoyed a slow...

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Vissi d’arte?

This website has been a spectacularly long time coming.  I paid the initial deposit to the developer back in November 2016, would you believe. I kept letting other activities, like actually performing, take priority.  There was however some psychological reason for...

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September

September, September. What a brilliant time of year. Munich has put on some unseasonably sunny weather, which the locals seem to be melancholic about, but I’ve enjoyed it. These days I’m home very rarely, so my beloved town turned on her best for me. I started the...

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