Sunday, May 29, 2022

Philip Glass' Satyagraha


So, there I was, working away on Gandhi's philosophy for 9-12 year-olds, when I stumbled across mention of an opera from 1980 by Philip Glass called Satyagraha. I'd never heard of it, which isn't surprising, as I've never got much past Mozart with opera. I went looking and found a blurry version here. I don't know what it's going to be like, and I don't for a minute think it's going to become part of what I'm writing, but still ...

You never know where research is going to take you!

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Creatures on the Beach


I know I've blogged about these before, but the fascination hasn't waned!

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Sometimes you just need some dancing chickens ...


Saturday, May 07, 2022

Magic and Glass and Penny Dolan

Pepper's Ghost (1862 Le Monde Illustre)

Join Penny Dolan over on The History Girls blog to find out more about where glass and magic meet.

Sunday, May 01, 2022

The Baby and the Bunny