Archive for June, 2005

Water shortage.

Sunday, June 19th, 2005

We have a water shortage and a hosepipe ban at present. Yesterday while walking through one of the most affluent areas of the town down a public footpath that someone had kindly broadened and smoothed out with well laid tarmac, placing a sign saying Private Road at the entrance, I passed one of the most […]

Telesales

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

Think we need an index of telesales calls, or some sort of sales annoyance register. Should they wish, people can look there before buying anything and avoid the firms who plague us with unwanted phone calls. Already if firms ring me I avoid buying their product anyway. There are obvious advantages of scale if we […]

Only one Beethoven

Saturday, June 11th, 2005

The Beethoven experienced has just finished. A whole week of the most wonderful music spewing out massive conflicting, overwhelming, often ecstatic emotions from somewhere above or inside us. It is impossible to know. I want to say thank you to the musicians who played it all, as well as the staff of Radio 3 who […]

The Beethoven Experience

Sunday, June 5th, 2005

Just in case some people out there do not know of the BBC Radio 3 week long event, they are going to play every piece of Beethoven’s music over the coming week. If you haven’t got a radio to hand you can listen online here. This is both a fantastic listening opportunity for people all […]