Paraskevidekatriaphobia

On Friday 13 November 1868, the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini died from pneumonia at his country house in Passy.  Possibly an unremarkable event if, like me, you are fairly indifferent to Italian opera.  But it Read More …

It’s all in the detail

Every week, despite not being religiously minded, I find myself attending church.  Of course, as I’m sure most of you know, this is because I am currently organist at St Thomas a Becket Church in Read More …