Archive of December 2012

December 22

love knee, hate bad gristle!

My lovely Aero is having the pain removed from a knee as I type (well, tap on the blackberry).

The exciting part is she tells me for recovery Derrik may be the key! Woo Hoo!

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December 12

Goodbye Galina hello birthday

I was really touched yesterday to learn more about the life of Galina Vishnevskaya with the sad news of her passing.

Larger than life as all opera divas ought to be she had a special relationship with Britten's war requiem - he had composed the piece with her voice in mind, effectively writing what was to be a haunting and ground breaking work dedicated to her.

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December 10
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Bears at my table?

OK so this was weird.... I began with a search for quotations to back me up on an allegation I felt like making about the nature of all psychiatrists (somewhat anti-psychiatric).

I turned up nada, but a couple of gems were both from Malcolm Rogers (never did find out if he is the Dr 'Mack' Portera Rogers or not)

  • "The science of Psychiatry is now where the science of Medicine was before germs were discovered"

  • “A psychiatrist is a person who will give you expensive answers that your wife will give you for free”

Around here I fell off into the wonderful world of Wikipedia for around half an hour...

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December 09

Marriages and mobiles

A thrilling weekend for many reasons. Most noteworthy giving notice of my marriage next May to the wonderful, inimitable Aero!

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