Category: History & Culture

not art, music, performing arts or literature

Bringing us up to speed

A bit of doom and gloom to brightly start the day: Let’s throw a few things in here, starting with Rossa’s mother: https://www.anonymousconservative.com/blog/ Past the opening half, which pretty well says what many have concluded, are many links and interesting…

Leon Bismark

Three questions for aficionados: What caused him to join the Wolverines? ‘In a Mist’ showed the influence of which composers? Riverboat shuffle was whose composition?

Enrichment

Warning – if you access this, it is sickening, not for those with high blood pressure: Nobody asked for this future https://t.co/KRYjGtB7aO — Orwell & Goode (@OrwellNGoode) March 26, 2020 Quite right – no one asked for it but people…

Niceness is also catching

Mike writes of this happy clapping: https://4liberty.org.uk/2020/03/28/happy-clapper-no-thanks/ I wrote in reply: I’ve a mixed feeling about it. No to the happy clapping on demand to virtue signal, of course, but I also saw one particular Spanish lady work so hard…

Up to the late 90s

If classical music defined a century or part of a century, popular music defined decades or parts of decades and I did read yet again that the music died in the 90s.  I’d pinpoint it around 1997, somewhere there, when…

Here we go

As always, please do check sources for their sources because this is critical as to whether to believe or dismiss. For a start, while others scan the loony-press for that take on things, there are also dilemmas within the centre-right-liberty…

Tegucigalpa

This was scheduled early yesterday. First of all, for those who have not seen these, they’re not recommended for anyone about to take a flight. Nor am I having a go at Airbus, that was not the issue here. Before…