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A quizzical smile

This is the first post with an experimental format that I am calling “The Revealer”. The text is revealed step by step as you engage with it and answer some questions…

Live Commentary for Wednesday 22 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Wednesday March the 22nd, 2017. Today is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days left till the end of the year. Today in history… On this day… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Friday 24 February 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Friday February the 24th, 2017. Today is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 310 days left till the end of the year. On this day in 1607, L’Orfeo… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Friday 27 January 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Friday January the 27th, 2017. Today is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 338 days left till the end of the year. Wishing you all active, enriching and… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Thursday 8 December 2016

This is the Live Commentary for Thursday December the 8th, 2016. Today is the 343rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 23 days left until the end of the year… On this day in 1660, A… Continue reading →

Under the (grey) skies of Paris…

Talking about Paris’s often grey skies, air pollution and Edith Piaf…

Death penalty, Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and Churchill’s Nobel Prize

Today is 335th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 31 days left until the end of the year…

Today we are talking about the death penalty, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, and whether Winston Churchill deserved his Nobel Prize.

What is music? How do you define it?

Music is a calm moonlit night, the rustle of leaves in Summer.Music is…

Live Commentary for the weekend of 26-27th of November

November 26 is the Anti-Obesity Day, which is a good reminder for some of us, myself included, to eat less and exercise more… 😉 On November 26, in 1942, Casablanca, the movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, premiered in… Continue reading →

“Ey Irân” in Lille

Ey Iran, ey marze porgohar (O Iran, o bejeweled land) is an Iranian patriotic song. Many consider it to be the de facto national anthem of Iran. Wikipedia has this to tell us about Ey Irân: “Ey Irân” anthem was… Continue reading →

P’tit Quinquin, the lullaby of the children of the north

It was my friend Brigitte who first told me about “P’tit Quinquin” many years ago. We were coming back from a walk. After doing a tour of Lille citadel, we passed by Quai du Wault and walked through Foch Dutilleul… Continue reading →

A Concert Report

Last weekend I went to a fantastic concert by one of the greatest Iranian musician and singer, Sohrab Pournazeri. He is a member of Shams Ensemble which is a musical group performs traditional Iranian music. But this time was different…. Continue reading →

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