Opera: Passion, Power & Politics

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What’s on in London? The latest exhibition from the Victoria & Albert Museum, in collaboration with the Royal Opera House, is Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. I had not visited the exhibition space in the new Sackler extension and entrance … Continue reading

Vittorio Scarpati & Cookie Mueller

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At Studio Voltaire on Thursday evening an interesting talk by the Tate’s Martin Myrone, lead curator British Art to 1800 in conjunction with their exhibition Putti’s Pudding, exploring work by Cookie Mueller and Vittorio Scarpati. Mueller was a writer and … Continue reading

History by the River

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On Tuesday evening I went along to Hammersmith and the Blue Anchor, a pub overlooking the River Thames. I was there for this month’s meeting of History by the River, an event run by the Historical Writers Association and its … Continue reading

Connecting

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It is said that there are only six degrees of separation between any two people. In his 1929 book of short stories Everything is Different, Frigyes Karinthy suggested in Chain Links that, as the networks which people used to communicate … Continue reading