2017 wasn’t just the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, it was the 350th anniversary of Paradise Lost, published in April 1667. In belated homage, here’s a thrilling bit of that great work:
While producing ‘The History Of Rome’ I was asked the same set of questions over and over again: Is America Rome? Is the United States following a similar historical trajectory? Mike Duncan says in the introduction to The Storm Before The Storm.
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The first performance of Ross Edwards’ Dawn Mantras was given on the sails of the Sydney Opera House at dawn on January 1st 2000.
Start your new year by listening to it at dawn by the sea or on a mountain.
And/or…. follow this Icelandic Christmas Eve suggesstion sent to us by one of our spotters, who knows what we like:
A Christmas window in Gert’s local shopping centre. Absolute proof that we have very big dogs in Australia.