When I was in Madrid I stayed in an apartment with a Yamaha grand piano – what a luxury! I played it several times and when I returned home I … Continue reading La Dispute from Amélie
I love Pride and Prejudice. It’s my favourite book. I’ve read it numerous times and I’ve seen the Greer Garson 1940s film as well as the Keira Knightly 2005 movie … Continue reading Music from Pride and Prejudice
Yesterday I took possession of a brand new, second-hand piano. No, it’s not a Steinway but it’s still the best piano I’ve ever, ever had and I’m so happy. I … Continue reading A new piano!
I went into Gordon Bell Pianos in Aberdeen today to look into getting a decent piano. They have a £26,000 Steinway which they let me play. It was amazing. I … Continue reading I played a £26,000 Steinway
We watched another 1980s classic film today, The Man From Snowy River. This is an Australian film made in 1982 and based on a poem by Banjo Paterson. It’s an … Continue reading The Man from Snowy River: a film, a poem, and piano music
The rental property we were living in this past year had a piano. Since moving into our new house I have been missing having a piano and so I’ve been … Continue reading Pianos and dresses
I played the piano today for the first time since before the Christchurch earthquakes. After February 22nd 2011, we sold our piano because it was an earthquake hazard and Elizabeth … Continue reading The piano and I