Monthly Archives: June 2013

… and a resolution

In a recent post, I wrote about a favourite novel, The Sixth Heaven, by L P Hartley, and, in particular, to a reference therein to a recording of Bach’s magnificent Concerto for two violins. In the book, set shortly after

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A reconciliation without a quarrel

The Sixth Heaven is the second novel in L P Hartley’s Eustace and Hilda trilogy. The three books follow the lives of diffident, dreamy and self-absorbed Eustace Cherrington, and his older sister, the beautiful, resourceful but self-righteous Hilda. Their relationship

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Fever started long ago

Last weekend I went on a short musical excursion. It began thanks to a post on Jill London’s blog. A friend and I were comparing the translation of Charles Trenet’s Boum! (which Jill had posted) with the original French words.

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