Monthly Archives: March 2013

My Heart Will Go On – ‘Titanic’ violin authenticated

Walking along the subway near South Kensington tube this afternoon, I heard a busking violinist play the Celine Dion hit ‘My Heart Will Go On’ from the 1997 film, Titanic. The choice of repertoire was very appropriate; it has recently … Continue reading

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La Fenice – The Phoenix, Venice’s inflammable Opera House

  The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Flight of the Phoenix, Dumbledore’s pet phoenix – ┬áthe phoenix, a mythical bird which rises from the ashes of its predecessor, has a special place in literature. But no Phoenix is more true … Continue reading

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