Author Archives: Paul Carey Jones

About Paul Carey Jones

All content Copyright © Paul Carey Jones 2010-2020. Paul Carey Jones is Welsh and also Irish, and he used to be an opera singer back when that was a thing. His first book, based on his hit 'Coronaclassical' blog series, is now on sale worldwide: www.paulcareyjones.net/buy You can contact him via comments here or at: paulcareyjones@gmail.com

Coronaclassical 24: Into the Post-Covid World

“This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Continue reading

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Giving It Away: Classical Music in Lockdown and other fairytales

On sale today: The Book of the Blog Continue reading

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Hire Car Top Trumps: Vauxhall Mokka

Rating the world’s most mediocre motors. Continue reading

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Hire Car Top Trumps: Audi A4 Avant

Rating the world’s most mediocre motors. Continue reading

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Hire Car Top Trumps: Audi A1

Rating the world’s most mediocre motors. Continue reading

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Summer opera? Pray for rain.

You shouldn’t get too downhearted if the weather is gloomy – you might well end up getting better singing as a result. Continue reading

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Wagner: Don’t bump into the furniture

er-Z-o-G- ich euch -K-ühn, -Z-um -K-ampfe -Z-u -Z-ieh’n, -SCH-u-F- ich die -H-e-R–Z-en euch -H-a-R–T- und -SCH-a-R–F-, dass ihr -W-ilde-N- -N-u-N- -W-ei-N-T u-N-D- -GR-ei-N-T, we-NN- -M-ei-N- -GR-i-MM- eine -TR-eulose s-TR-af-T-? Continue reading

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University Challenge Strategy Guide Part One

Nothing can quite prepare you for the experience of facing Paxman under studio lights with the cameras rolling. Continue reading

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Not racist but.

“Opinion was divided between whether A A Gill was a brilliant writer or a complete prick, as if the two are in some way mutually exclusive.” Continue reading

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“I can’t imagine Le Gavroche serves many collapsed soufflés.” Continue reading

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