Category Archives: Art

Giving It Away: Classical Music in Lockdown and other fairytales

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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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Save Rhiwbina Library

Let’s learn to love and value all libraries, from the biggest to the smallest. Continue reading

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Interview with The Cross-Eyed Pianist

“Work hard. Learn to switch off. Remember that the work doesn’t lead to rewards – the work is the the reward.” Continue reading

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Happiness of an incompetent golfer

When I stride out purposefully in my sun visor and plus-fours, my expectation levels are near-zero. Continue reading

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Out of the Paper Bag

If there are 100 actors on stage, your eye will be drawn to the brilliant and the terrible – and you’d find it very hard to decide which is which. Continue reading

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Harriet Potter – the opera

There’s no doubting that a decent proportion of operas would comprehensively fail the Bechdel test…. Continue reading

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Telling the Truth

These words were all written in dark, quiet rooms. How can they face the bright, noisy world? Continue reading

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